Wednesday, August 09, 2006

Many HIV Canadians not following drug plan: study

From CTV News:
Canadians infected with HIV are less likely to follow instructions when taking anti-HIV medications than those in sub-Saharan Africa, a new Canadian-led study suggests.

In an analysis of almost 60 studies on medication compliance during the past decade, researchers found that just 55 per cent of North Americans HIV patients followed their anti-retroviral medication (ART) regimens to the letter, compared with 77 per cent of their counterparts in sub-Saharan Africa. ...more

The link to the JAMA abstract is here.

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