Adolescent HIV in Tanzania: Factors Affecting Viral Load Suppression and the Transition to Adult Care

September 10, 2019
Organization: Health Policy Plus

Health Policy Plus has applied its HIV Pediatric Transition Model  to Tanzania, a country that needs to accelerate strategies to support adolescents who are living with HIV and are aging out of pediatric care.  This study explored fact explored factors affecting viral load testing, viral suppression, and the transition from adolescent to adult care and estimated the number of children, adolescents, and young adults (ages 0–24 years) living with HIV eligible for and actually transitioning to adult care between 2018 and 2025.