Rapid Assessment of Pediatric HIV Treatment in Nigeria

Early access to antiretroviral therapy (ART) is particularly important for HIV-infected children. In Nigeria, a disparity exists between pediatric (7%) and adult (26%) ART coverage rates. To better understand barriers to pediatric treatment scale-up, AIDSTAR-One conducted an assessment of 23 treatment sites throughout Nigeria. This report summarizes site-level barriers to providing high-quality pediatric HIV care and treatment services and how these barriers affect patients' clinical outcomes.

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