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Nutritional Support for HIV-Tuberculosis Co-infected Adults in Senegal, West Africa

2018-10-24 13:23:15 | BioPortfolio

Summary

Food insecurity can contribute to poor adherence to both tuberculosis treatment and antiretroviral therapy (ART). Interventions that target food insecurity have the potential to improve treatment adherence and decrease mortality. The goals of this study were to determine the cost, feasibility, acceptability, and potential impact of implementing nutritional support to improve adherence and treatment completion among HIV-TB co-infected adults in the Casamance region of Senegal, West Africa.

Study Design

Conditions

HIV and Tuberculosis Co-infection

Intervention

Food basket, Ready-to-Use Therapeutic Food

Status

Completed

Source

University of Washington

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