Retention and mortality on antiretroviral therapy in sub-Saharan Africa: collaborative analyses of HIV treatment programmes

By Andreas D Haas, Elizabeth Zaniewski, Nanina Anderegg, Nathan Ford  Matthew Fox  Michael Vinikoor, Francois Dabis, Denis Nash, Jean d'Amour Sinayobye, Theodore Niyongabo  Aristophane Tanon, Armel Poda, Adebola A Adedimeji, Andrew Edmonds, Mary-Ann Davies, Matthias Egger  |  | 

Improving long-term retention on ART will be crucial to attaining the 90% on ART target. Naive analyses of HIV cohort studies, which do not account for undocumented mortality and self-transfer of patients, may severely underestimate both mortality and retention on ART.


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Journal of the International AIDS Society