Journal of
AIDS and HIV Research

  • Abbreviation: J. AIDS HIV Res.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2359
  • DOI: 10.5897/JAHR
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 288

Full Length Research Paper

Implementation of multi-month dispensing among people living with HIV in Tanzania

George Ruhago
  • George Ruhago
  • Department of Development Studies, School of Public Health and Social Sciences, Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences, P O Box 65454, Dares Salaam, Tanzania.
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Godbless Mariki
  • Godbless Mariki
  • Department of Development Studies, School of Public Health and Social Sciences, Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences, P O Box 65454, Dares Salaam, Tanzania.
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Frida Ngalesoni
  • Frida Ngalesoni
  • Department of Development Studies, School of Public Health and Social Sciences, Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences, P O Box 65454, Dares Salaam, Tanzania.
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Beatrice Christian
  • Beatrice Christian
  • Management and Development for Health (MDH), Plot #802, Mwai Kibaki Road, P. O. Box 79810 Dares Salaam, Tanzania.
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Irene Makundi
  • Irene Makundi
  • Muhimbili National Hospital, P. O. Box 65000, Dares Salaam, Tanzania.
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Marina Njelekela
  • Marina Njelekela
  • Deloitte Consulting LTD, Plot 152 Haile Selassie Road, P. O. Box 1559 Dares Salaam, Tanzania.
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  •  Received: 10 March 2022
  •  Accepted: 06 May 2022
  •  Published: 30 June 2022

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