Do disability grants influence adherence to antiretroviral therapy?

: 2 credits
Expiry Date
: None
CPD Units
: 2.00 Points
: 2.4/4
By completing this activity, the practitioner will have a better understanding of anecdotal data about ARTand the role of disability grants in treatment adherence.
Keywords: Disability grants, antiretroviral therapy, adherence

Reading material:

Educational Objectives

Educational Aim:
The aim of this module is to provide an overview of the debates surrounding the question of whether disability grants serve as a perverse incentive for ART users to default on their treatment.

Educational Outcomes:

Upon completion of this module practitioners should have a clear understanding of:

  1. Anecdotal data about ART users defaulting on treatment so that they may retain their disability grants.
  2. The empirical evidence on the role of disability grants in treatment adherence.
  3. An understanding of how structural barriers, including sometimes difficult patient-doctor conversations about the renewal of disability grants, shape patients’ experiences of the clinic environment and influence their adherence to care.

Instruction for this Module

  • Read the supplied reading material and complete the quiz at the end
  • You need to pass the quiz and complete the course rating to generate the module certificate at the end
  • You have three attempts to pass the quiz
  • The pass grade is 70%
  • Please click on the CPD certificate link to claim your certificate and to update your CPD Manager

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