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Table 2 Common barriers to HIV Care: Qualitative analysis from the ART. Co-ops study in Trans Nzoia, Kenya

From: Qualitative exploration of perceived benefits of care and barriers influencing HIV care in trans Nzoia, Kenya

CategorySpecific barrier
Individual-level barriersLack of money
Disclosure difficulties
Denial of HIV status and chronicity
Negative side effect of drugs
Use of alternative care
Lack of food
Broader community-level barriersStigma
Social prompting for alternative care
Bad weather
Poor means of transport
Poverty
Health system barriersDelays in service delivery
Long distance to the conventional HIV Care facility
Non-availability of some drugs
Limited resources and personnel at health facilities
Unprofessional providers