BMC Public Health 2021 Sep 17;21(1):1699. Epub 2021 Sep 17.
Department of Hygiene, Epidemiology & Medical Statistics, Medical School, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, M. Asias 75, 115 27, Athens, Greece.
Introduction: The continuum of care (CoC) model has been used to describe the main pillars of HIV care. This study aims to systematically review methods and elucidate gaps in the CoC analyses, especially in terms of the timing of the progression through steps, recognized nowadays as a critical parameter for an effective response to the epidemic.
Methods: A PubMed and EMBASE databases search up to December 2019 resulted in 1918 articles, of which 209 were included in this review; 84 studies presented in major HIV conferences were also included. Read More