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Living with HIV in Kenyan slums in an era of anti-retroviral therapy (ART)

Wekesa, Eliud and Coast, Ernestina ORCID: 0000-0002-8703-307X (2013) Living with HIV in Kenyan slums in an era of anti-retroviral therapy (ART). Africa at LSE Blog (03 Jun 2013). Website.

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Abstract

Nowhere else has been harder hit by the HIV pandemic than sub-Saharan Africa, the region alone accounts for over 68% of the total global burden. Thankfully, with introduction of anti-retroviral therapy (ART) the prognosis for people living with HIV has improved dramatically. Access to ART in low and middle income countries has expanded rapidly in recent years. In Kenya, where our study took place, 60% of those eligible are receiving ART.

Item Type: Online resource (Website)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/africaatlse/
Additional Information: © 2013 The Author(s)
Divisions: Social Policy
LSE Health
IGA: Firoz Lalji Centre for Africa
Subjects: D History General and Old World > DT Africa
R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine > RA0421 Public health. Hygiene. Preventive Medicine
JEL classification: I - Health, Education, and Welfare > I1 - Health > I12 - Health Production: Nutrition, Mortality, Morbidity, Suicide, Substance Abuse and Addiction, Disability, and Economic Behavior
I - Health, Education, and Welfare > I1 - Health > I18 - Government Policy; Regulation; Public Health
Date Deposited: 26 Jun 2013 08:07
Last Modified: 21 Mar 2022 12:06
Projects: This work was supported by the Wellcome Trust grant number [078471/Z/05/A]
Funders: Wellcome Trust
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/50524

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