Study finds previously incarcerated women with HIV less likely to adhere to treatment

British Columbia Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS, July 19, 2016

The British Columbia Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS (BCCfE) has released new research that finds previously incarcerated women with HIV are three times more likely to have poor adherence to combination anti-retroviral therapy than HIV positive women who have not been incarcerated.

Simon Fraser University Health Sciences professor and principal investigator of the study at the BCCfE, Angela Kaida, presented the findings at the 21st International AIDS conference in Durban, South Africa.

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