Visiting friends and relatives may be a risk for non-adherence for HIV-positive travellers

Ian Woolley, C Bailey

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We report three cases of immigrants to Australia, living with HIV/AIDS, who, while travelling in countries of origin or migration, were unable to continue to take their antiretrovirals appropriately. We discuss the possible reasons for this and ways to reduce the possibility of it happening. Travel may be a significant risk factor for non-adherence; pre-travel advice and planning might help to prevent it occurring.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)833-834
Number of pages2
JournalInternational Journal of STD and AIDS
Issue number11
Publication statusPublished - 2012


  • Adherence
  • AIDS
  • Antiretroviral therapy
  • HIV
  • Travel
  • VFR
  • Visit friends and relatives

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