volume 11, issue 2, Pe0146903 2016
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0146903
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Abstract: BackgroundHigh attrition during the period from HIV testing to antiretroviral therapy (ART) initiation is widely reported. Though treatment guidelines have changed to broaden ART eligibility and services have been widely expanded over the past decade, data on the temporal trends in pre-ART outcomes are limited; such data would be useful to guide future policy decisions.MethodsWe evaluated temporal trends and predictors of retention for each step from HIV testing to ART initiation over the past decade at the GH…

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