Retrospective trend analysis of HIV viral load suppression among antiretroviral therapy clients in Bauchi State, Nigeria

This study evaluates the trends analysis of Human Immunodeficiency Virus Viral load suppression among Antiretroviral Therapy Clients in Bauchi State Nigeria for the year 2017

Zainab Gambo Ibrahim; Saba’atu Elizabeth Danladi; Yusuf Abdu Misau; Shehu Yakubu Magaji; Sani Muhammad Dambam; Yusuf Bara Jibrin; Abdul Mohammed Danladi; Sabi’u Abdu Gwalabe; Saminu Abdu; Kabiru Sabitu; Aliyu Maigoro; Rilwanu Mohammed


Scholarcy highlights

  • In the last three decades, Human Immunodeficiency Virus has impacted negatively on individual health, public health, economy and the employment opportunity in all social and ethnic groups globally
  • The study found that highest number of viral load suppression existed in Toro General Hospital, even though all the sample health facilities considered in the study recorded viral load suppression
  • Total this study will help in the implementation of public health policy number of pregnant women tested for HIV and received test result in order to address the burden of HIV/AIDS in Nigeria
  • Based on the data gathered in this study, viral load suppression was evaluated among people living with HIV/AIDS accessing healthcare in the approved 31 healthcare can improve immunological response, reduce the time spent on a failing regimen and prevent unnecessary switches to second-line Antiretroviral Therapy
  • U In all the 18 healthcare facilities evaluated in this study except l Jama’ are General Hospital, presumptive TB/HIV co-infection ia recorded higher proportion compare to active TB/HIV co-infection among people on ART with suppressed viral loads
  • The relationship between proportion of presumptive TB/HIV and proportion of active TB/HIV co-infections is highly significant at with p-value of p<0.01 which shows significant at 5%
  • Cohen C, Sun E, Cameron W, et al Ritonavir–saquinavir comrisk of new HIV infections but this must be commiserated with bination treatment in HIV-infected patients. 36th Interscience adhering to ART guidance by the infected individuals
  • After the analysis of the collected data we found that response and Human Immunodeficiency Virus drug resistance 12 months after antiretrovihighest number of viral load suppression exist in Toro General Hospital, even though all the sample health facilities considered in ly the study records viral load suppression

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