Journal article

A retrospective analysis of the care cascades for non-communicable disease and mental health among people living with HIV at a tertiary-care centre in Malaysia: opportunities to identify gaps and optimize care

Chong Meng Li, Fong Jie Ying, Dhevann Raj, Wong Pui Li, Anjanna Kukreja, Sharifah FS Omar, Adeeba Kamarulzaman, Reena Rajasuriar

Journal of the International AIDS Society | JOHN WILEY & SONS LTD | Published : 2020

Abstract

INTRODUCTION: The rapidly growing epidemic of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) including mental health among aging people living with HIV (PLWH) has put a significant strain on the provision of health services in many HIV clinics globally. We constructed care cascades for specific NCDs and mental health among PLWH attending our centre to identify potential areas for programmatic improvement. METHODS: This was a follow-up study of participants recruited in the Malaysian HIV & Aging study (MHIVA) from 2014 to 2016 at the University Malaya Medical Centre (n = 336). PLWH on suppressive antiretroviral therapy (ART) for a minimum of 12 months were invited to participate. At study entry, all partic..

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Grants

Awarded by High Impact Research Grants (HIR/MOHE)


Funding Acknowledgements

This work was supported by the High Impact Research Grants (HIR/MOHE; H20001-E000001, UM.0000099/HIR.C3).