Nurse-led intervention improves adherence to ART and is cost-effective

An antiretroviral therapy (ART) adherence support study conducted in the Netherlands has been hailed as “an outstanding addition to the scientific literature on adherence.” Published in The Lancet Infectious Diseases, the result of the randomised controlled trial showed that a nurse-led adherence support programme had a significant effect on viral load and was cost-effective. The research was conducted in the Netherlands between 2011 and 2014 and involved people already taking ART who were at risk of virological failure, as well as people starting HIV therapy for the first time.   Read More

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