Do differentiated service delivery models work for second-line therapy? Outcomes for South African second-line ART clients enrolled in DSD models compared to conventional care

By  Dr. Amy Huber  Nelly Jinga  Cheryl Hendrickson  Lise Jamieson  Dr. Brooke Nichols  Dr Sophie Pascoe  Professor Sydney Rosen  |  | 

South Africa’s National Adherence Guidelines allow for clients receiving second line ART (2L) to enrol in differentiated service delivery (DSD) models for HIV treatment, but outcomes for this group have not been documented. We analyzed routine data to determine whether retention in care and viral suppression are similar for clients receiving 2L who were eligible for but not enrolled in DSD models.

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