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Ferrand, Rashida A.

Falling through the gaps: how should HIV programmes respond to families that persistently deny treatment to children?

Introduction: Children living with HIV rely on adult caregivers for access to HIV testing and care, including clinical monitoring and adherence to treatment. Yet, many caregivers confront barriers to ensuring children's care, including fear of disclosure of the child's or the parents' HIV status, competing family demands, fluctuating care arrangements and broader structural factors such as entrenched poverty or alternative beliefs about HIV's aetiology and treatment.

Thu, 01/19/2023 - 17:20