publication . Bachelor thesis . 2015

The effects of antiretroviral therapy on HIV-positive individuals in Wakiso District, Uganda

Yang, Tina Yang;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Jan 2015
  • Publisher: Uppsala universitet, Internationell mödra- och barnhälsovård (IMCH)
  • Country: Norway
Abstract
AIM The aim was to explore the experiences of HIV-positive individuals before and after gaining access to antiretroviral therapy in Wakiso District, Uganda and how antiretroviral therapy impacts certain aspects of those living with HIV, such as sexual behavior, support systems, faith and personal identity. METHODS Based on secondary data analysis of “Life On Antiretroviral Therapy: People’s Adaptive Coping And Adjustment To Living With HIV As A Chronic Condition In Wakiso District, Uganda” by Steven Russell (2015). The data was reanalysed using the conceptual framework from Bronfenbrenner’s ecological systems model. RESULTS Six main themes will be presented incl...
Subjects
free text keywords: Antiretroviral therapy, HIV, Wakiso District Uganda, AIDS, experiences on ART
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