Antiretroviral treatment failure and patient support

August 2006
WHO Drug Information;2006, Vol. 20 Issue 3, p200
Academic Journal
The article focuses on the report presented by the World Health Organization (WHO) at the Toronto International AIDS Conference held in August 2006. The report, entitled "From Access to Adherence: the Challenges of Antiretroviral Treatments," reveals the difficult challenges faced by people who lived with HIV and AIDS in Botswana, Tanzania, and Uganda. Antiretroviral therapy is recommended by the WHO since its adherence percentage is 95 percent.


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