- False beliefs about ART effectiveness, side effects and the consequences of non-retention and non-adherence among ART patients in Livingstone, ZambiaIkuma Nozaki
Technical Advisor on Rural ART Services, Ministry of Health, Lusaka, Zambia
AIDS Behav 17:122-6. 2013..Commonly held false beliefs-e.g., pastors can cure HIV infection through prayer and ART can be stopped without harmful effects while taking immune-boosting herbs-are likely to decrease ART adherence and retention...
- Social factors affecting ART adherence in rural settings in ZambiaIkuma Nozaki
Department of International Cooperation, National Center for Global Health and Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
AIDS Care 23:831-8. 2011..004) as independent factors for low adherence. As ART services expand to rural areas, program implementers should pay more attention to more specific factors arising in rural settings since they may differ from those in urban settings...