Malawi is a sub-Saharan nation with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) prevalence of 12% and the largest proportion of those infected beings between the ages 15-49 years. In Malawi, HIV is not only a health problem but a socioeconomic one; the impact of which is being felt at family, community and national level. The fight against HIV is led by the National AIDS Commission, mandated to coordinate a multisectorial approach to combat HIV/AIDS. In 2003, the Malawi government launched a program to scale up access to free antiretroviral therapy. Evidence of outcomes of this program has been collected. This article reviews the studies that have looked at the outcomes.
|Number of pages||4|
|Journal||Journal of Experimental and Clinical Medicine(Taiwan)|
|Publication status||Published - Aug 2012|
- Antiretroviral therapy
- Human immunodeficiency virus
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