Loss to follow-up before and after initiation of antiretroviral therapy in HIV facilities in Lilongwe, Malawi

Hannock Tweya, Ikwo Kitefre Oboho, Salem T. Gugsa, Sam Phiri, Ethel Rambiki, Rebecca Banda, Johnbosco Mwafilaso, Chimango Munthali, Sundeep Gupta, Moses Bateganya, Alice Maida

Although several studies have explored factors associated with loss to follow-up (LTFU) from HIV care, there remains a gap in understanding how these factors vary by setting, volume of patient and patients’ demographic and clinical characteristics. We determined rates and factors associated with LTFU in HIV care Lilongwe, Malawi.

February 8, 2018
Year of publication
2018
Resource types
Journal and research articles
Tags
loss to follow-up, Malawi, pregnant and breastfeeding women, attrition, retention in care, non-compliance

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