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: 283

Full Length Research Paper

Time for initiation of antiretroviral therapy in HIV co-infected tuberculosis patients in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Kassa Haile
  • Kassa Haile
  • Training Department, ALERT Centre, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
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Girum Zewdu
  • Girum Zewdu
  • Federal Ministry of Health, Department of Maternal and Child Health, Addis Ababa,, Ethiopia.
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Eveline Klinkenberg
  • Eveline Klinkenberg
  • KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation, Ethiopia.
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Desalegn Woldeyohannes
  • Desalegn Woldeyohannes
  • Aklilu Lemma Institute of Pathobiology, Addis Ababa University, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
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  •  Received: 10 October 2017
  •  Accepted: 04 December 2017
  •  Published: 31 March 2018

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