The lecture is an overview of the challenges faced by patients taking chronic medication, especially Antiretroviral Therapy.
Webinar title: Difficulties with Adherence
Topic area: General Practitioner – Focused on HIV
1. Highlight the role clinicians play in patient adherence
2. Improve understanding of the barriers to adherence
3. Highlight the importance of collaborating with patients
4. Suggest possible mitigating strategies for challenges with adherence
Speaker: Dr. Melanie Collins
Graduate from the University of Pretoria in 2011. After realizing her passion for HIV medicine went on to get her Diploma in HIV Management. Worked for various NGOs as an Advanced Clinical Care Medical Officer in HIV and later as a Technical Advisor for Paediatrics and Adolescents. In February 2022, she started a private practice called Good Life Clinic, which is dedicated to improving patient care and quality of life for patients through comprehensive support and management through strong collaboration with patients.
Facilitator: Jamie Colloty
Date: Thursday, 23rd of June, 2022
Time: 15:00 Central Africa Time (GMT+2 / CAT)
Duration: 1 hour
CPD Points: 1