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Microclinics improve adherence to clinic care in HIV patients

May 30, 2015

Social network-based interventions, known as microclinics, improved compliance to HIV management practices among Kenyan patients, according to recently published data.

The microclinics were used to promote HIV prevention, testing and treatment, as well as encourage patients with HIV to adhere to treatment. The researchers wrote that although ART is progressing in resource-limited countries, disengagement from HIV care remains a major setback.

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Infectious Disease Case Consults

The Patient at Risk for HIV Infection

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Regimen Selection in HIV

Regimen Selection in HIV: Considering New Options to Optimize Outcomes
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This activity is supported by an educational grant from Gilead Sciences Medical Affairs.

More than 2 decades into the antiretroviral therapy (ART) era, numerous options are available for HIV treatment. The…
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