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Call Career Development Fellowship (CDF)
Programme EDCTP2
Start Date 2018-06-01
End Date 2021-05-30
Project Code TMA2016CDF1602
Status Active

Title

Antiretroviral therapy Outcomes, Barriers and facilitators of Adherence among individuals initiating Treatment following Test and Start guidelines in an urban HIV clinic in Uganda

Objectives

1) To describe treatment outcomes among HIV positive individuals initiated on ART under “Test and Start” guidelines over a 2-year period. 2)To explore barriers and facilitators for linkage into care following HIV diagnosis under “Test and Start” guidelines. 3)To explore barriers and facilitators for adherence to ART among individuals initiated on ART under the “Test and Start” guidelines.

Host Organisation

Institution Country
Makerere University - IDI Uganda

Participants

Name Institution Country
Kiswa Health Center III IDI/Kampala Capital City Authority Uganda
Komamboga Health Center III IDI/KCCA Uganda
Kisugu Health Center III IDI/KCCA Uganda
Kisenyi Health Center III IDI/KCCA Uganda
Kisenyi Health Center IV IDI/KCCA Uganda

Study Design

Mixed methods using both qualitative and quantitative methods of data collection

Sites

Kiswa, Komamboga, Kisugu and Kawaala Health Center IIIs and Kisenyi Health Center IV

Students Supervised

Type Name Title University Start Date End Date
Masters a
Masters Alice Kayongo Factors associated with attrition among young adults attending Uganda Cares HIV clinics Uganda matyrs University Nkozi

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