We estimated the prevalence of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) disclosure in children from a prospective observational cohort study conducted at clinical sites in Brazil, Mexico, and Peru. Fewer than half of the children in this study knew their HIV status, which highlights the need for better strategies for disclosure that are age and culturally appropriate.
|Number of pages||4|
|Journal||Journal of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society|
|State||Published - 19 Feb 2018|
Bibliographical noteFunding Information:
This work was supported by Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development contracts N01-HD-3-3345 (2002?2007), HHSN267200800001C (2007?2012), and HHSN275201300003C (2012?2017).
National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland; 2Instituto de Medicina Tropical “Daniel A. Carrión,” Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos, Lima, Perú; 3Escola Paulista de Medicina, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil; 4Hospital Femina, Porto Alegre, Brazil; and 5Westat, Rockville, Maryland
Financial support. This work was supported by Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development contracts N01-HD-3-3345 (2002–2007), HHSN267200800001C (2007–2012), and HHSN275201300003C (2012–2017). Potential conflicts of interest. All authors: No reported conflicts.
© The Author(s) 2017. Published by Oxford University Press on behalf of The Journal of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society. All rights reserved.
- HIV infection
- Latin America