PLWH


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PLWH

Abbreviation for persons living with HIV.
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Functional health literacy is an issue of utmost importance with regards to the management of the care of PLWH (4).
Simply making ART available to PLWH is not enough as strict adherence is required for treatment success (5).
As the WHO guidelines recommend symptom screening at every clinic visit, we included all PLWH encounters, including multiple encounters by individual PLWH that occurred during the specified time period.
As HIV becomes a manageable chronic disease and PLWH are living longer, they are at greater risk of developing previously unrecognized long-term complications of HIV infection.
Many PLWH experience a variety of negative emotions such as guilt, prejudice, anxiety, and depression (Prachakul, Grant, & Keltner, 2007; Vance, 2006).
The plethora of medical and psychosocial issues (that is, stigma, disclosure, social isolation, adherence to complex APT regimens, safer sex practices, and so forth) that confront Latino PLWH are not unique to this population.
This financial shortfall gives MCOs a disincentive for maintaining or improving the quality of care provided to PLWH and, under some conditions, can threaten MCOs' viability and that of providers in their care networks.
The objective of the study described herein was to identify the prevalence of felt stigma and (among a group of PLWH in PR) assess its association with a number of sociodemographic variables.
The Program is implemented by the Health Outreach Program Consortium, led by the Population Services International (PSI) and including the Project HOPE, the AIDS Foundation East-West (AFEW) and Kazakhstan Association of People living with PLWH.