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Households in HIV care: designing an intervention to stimulate HIV competency in households in South Africa
(Frontiers Media S.A., 2020)
Despite the Universal Test and Treat program and widespread antiretroviral treatment rollout, South Africa is still facing HIV prevention and treatment challenges, which are aggravated by human resource shortages in the ...
Social and structural determinants of household support for ART adherence in low- and middle-income countries: A systematic review
Adherence to HIV antiretroviral therapy (ART) is a crucial factor in health outcomes for people living with HIV (PLWH). Interventions to support ART adherence are increasingly focused on the household as a source of social ...
Adapting to, integrating and selfmanaging HIV as a chronic illness: a scoping review protocol
(BMJ Publishing Group, 2021)
The process of adapting to a life with a chronic illness, is a well-researched phenomenon for a number of common chronic illnesses. The construct, adaptation, embeds the notions of integration of the chronic illness ...
Stay at home: The impact of the Covid 19 lockdown on household functioning and art adherence for people living with HIV in three sub districts of Cape Town, South Africa
In March 2020, the South African government imposed a lockdown to control COVID-19 transmission. Lockdown may afect people living with HIV’s (PLWH) antiretroviral therapy (ART) adherence. Data from a cluster randomised ...
A cross-cultural adaptation and validation of a scale to assess illness identity in adults living with a chronic illness in South Africa: A case of HIV
The chronic illness trajectory and its outcomes are well explained by the concept of illness identity; the extent to which ill individuals have integrated their diagnosed chronic illness into their identity or sense of ...