Treatment monitoring of antiretroviral drug: on the basis of the adherence to the current antiretroviral therapy available in Bangladesh

FARIHA, HOSSAIN and RAUSHANARA, AKTER (2018) Treatment monitoring of antiretroviral drug: on the basis of the adherence to the current antiretroviral therapy available in Bangladesh. In: Eighth International Conference on Advances in Applied Science and Environmental Engineering - ASEE 2018, 03-04 February, 2018, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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Abstract

though the prevalence of HIV is still less than 0.1% in Bangladesh, the number of newly infected patient is rising day by day. After the invention of combine ARV (antiretroviral) regiments, the success rate of antiretroviral drug has been increased dramatically. Therefore, the study has been designed to find out the factors related to adherence to antiretroviral therapy (ART). This study was designed as a cross-sectional study which was conducted through a selfdesigned questionnaire and non-probability purposive sampling technique had been used to select the sample size. The data had been collected from159 eligible HIV infected adults who have been receiving ARV for at least one year and the study had been conducted in the Hospitals of Dhaka city. This study found the current prescribed ARV regiments along with the socio-demographic characteristics of the patients and the major factors that influence the adherence rate among the patients. The findings of the study will help to strengthen the HIV/AIDS program in Bangladesh among the infected patient through proper monitoring of the treatment and also through enrich the education and proper knowledge by counseling.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Antiretroviral drugs, HIV, AIDS, ART, ARVs
Depositing User: Mr. John Steve
Date Deposited: 10 Mar 2019 09:20
Last Modified: 10 Mar 2019 09:20
URI: http://publications.theired.org/id/eprint/243

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