TITLE

Provision of Antiretroviral Therapy for HIV-Positive TB Patients -- 19 Countries, Sub-Saharan Africa, 2009-2013

AUTHOR(S)
Dokubo, E. Kainne; Baddeley, Annabel; Pathmanathan, Ishani; Coggin, William; Firth, Jacqueline; Getahun, Haileyesus; Kaplan, Jonathan; Date, Anand
PUB. DATE
November 2014
SOURCE
MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report;11/28/2014, Vol. 63 Issue 47, p1104
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses research which examined the progress in provision of antiretroviral therapy (ART) to patients with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infections and tuberculosis (TB) in sub-Saharan African countries in 2009-2013. Topics covered include the increase in ART coverage among HIV-positive TB patients, the challenge posed by the TB and HIV syndemic to global public health and the need to sustain routine provider-initiated HIV testing and counseling.
ACCESSION #
99682955

 

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