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Advanced clinical monitoring (ACM) for patients with HIV infection

Status Completed
Project duration 2013
Funding source Ethiopian Public Health Institute (EPHI)
Client Ethiopian Public Health Institute (EPHI)
Mechanism Contract
Category of project Research

Brief description

ACM was a multi-university collaborative project involving a cohort study design with more than 4,000 patients selected from seven university based clinics. The project looks at the effectiveness of antiretroviral therapy (ART) among people living with HIV/AIDS in Ethiopia. It was undertaken with an agreement signed between EPHI and MERQ. A collaborative analysis of the available data was done, resulting in the publication of different papers in peer reviewed journals.

Scope: National


Magnitude of Antiretroviral Drug Toxicity in Adult HIV Patients in Ethiopia: A cohort study at seven teaching hospitals: Esayas Kebede Gudina, Alula M. Teklu, Asres Berhan, et al. Ethiop J Health Sci 2017;27(si1):39-52. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ejhs.v27i1.5S.

Predictors of Survival among Adult Ethiopian Patients in the National ART Program at Seven University Teaching Hospitals: A Prospective Cohort Study: Daniel Fekade, Teklu Weldegebreal, Alula M. Teklu, et al. Ethiop J Health Sci 2017;27(si1):63-71. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ejhs.v27i1.7S.

Predictors of Hospitalization among Children on ART in Ethiopia: a Cohort study: Abraham Haileamlak, Tesfalem Hagos, Workeabeba Abebe, et al. Ethiop J Health Sci 2017;27(si1):53-62. doi: http://dx.doi. org/10.4314/ejhs.v27i1.6S

Exploratory Analysis of Time from HIV Diagnosis to ART Start, Factors and effect on survival: A longitudinal follow up study at seven teaching hospitals in Ethiopia: Alula M. Teklu, Kesetebirhan Delele, Mulu Abraha, et al. Ethiop J Health Sci 2017;27(si1):17-28. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ejhs.v27i1.3S.

Establishing a Multicenter Longitudinal Clinical Cohort Study in Ethiopia: Advanced Clinical Monitoring of Antiretroviral Treatment Project: Alula M. Teklu, Eyuel Tsegaye, Daniel Fekade, et al. Ethiop J Health Sci 2017;27(si1):3-16. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ejhs. v27i1.2S.


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