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Adherence to Antiretroviral Therapy by Persons Accessing Services from Non-Governmental HIV Support Organisations in Three Caribbean Countries

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269–75
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This study takes an ecological approach and uses multivariate analysis to identify factors associated with ART adherence. Findings suggest that improvements in ART adherence may be achieved by counselling, focussed attention to alcohol users and developing drugs with reduced side effects.

ABSTRACT

Objective: To identify factors associated with antiretroviral therapy (ART) adherence in order to guide the development of strategies to improve the situation.

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e-Published: 30 Jan, 2014

Evidence on Delay in Sexual Initiation, Multiple Partnerships and Condom Use among Young People: Review of Caribbean HIV Behavioural Studies

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DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2013.025
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292–8
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Caribbean sexual behaviour surveys with youth were reviewed. Findings included inconsistent condom use, early sexual initiation, intergenerational sex among females and multiple partnerships among males. To strengthen the regional picture, further standardization of research methods is needed.

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Objective: To develop a Caribbean regional profile of youth sexual behaviour associated with risk of HIV.

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e-Published: 14 Aug, 2013
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