J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 2022 Feb 3. Epub 2022 Feb 3.
Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom Royal London Hospital, Barts NHS Trust, United Kingdom Kilimanjaro Christian Medical University College, Moshi, Kilimanjaro, Tanzania Department of Neuroscience, Behaviour and Psychology, University of Leicester, Leicester, United Kingdom Cumbria Northumberland Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust, UK Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust, North Tyneside General Hospital, North Shields, United Kingdom Mawenzi Regional Referral Hospital, Kilimanjaro Tanzania University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria Gateshead Health NHS Foundation Trust, Gateshead, UK.
Background: HIV-associated neurocognitive disorders (HAND) are a highly prevalent chronic complication in older people living with HIV (PLWH) in high-income countries (HICs). Although Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) has a newly emergent population of older cART treated PLWH, HAND have not been studied longitudinally. We assessed longitudinal prevalence of HAND and have identified possible modifiable factors in a population of PLWH aged ≥50, over three years of follow-up. Read More