n South African Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology - The necessity of incorporating gynaecological tests in antiretroviral therapy packages - case observations : scientific letter

Volume 17, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 0038-2329
  • E-ISSN: 2078-5135



In resource-limited settings, patients on antiretroviral therapy (ART) often do not have access to gynaecological tests and consultations. A number of these patients have gynaecological problems that require attention, and since most of the doctors taking care of the patients are not specialist gynaecologists, important gynaecological conditions are not taken care of adequately. Consequently, some of the patients present with advanced gynaecological disease.

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