The association between ethnicity, stigma, beliefs about medicines and adherence in people living with HIV in a rural area in Indonesia

E. I. Sianturi, D. A. Perwitasari, Md. A. Islam, K. Taxis

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Indonesia is one of Asia’s countries with the fastest growing rate of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infections according to the World Health Organization (WHO). The prevalence of HIV infections in the province of Papua is 2.4% which is 24 times higher than the national rate in Indonesia. This study aimed to investigate the association between stigma, beliefs about medicines, sociodemographic characteristics including ethnicity and adherence in People living with HIV (PLHIV) in Papua, Indonesia.
Originele taal-2English
Artikelnummer55
Aantal pagina's8
TijdschriftBMC Public Health
Volume19
Nummer van het tijdschrift1
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StatusPublished - 11-jan-2019

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