This presentation assesses social determinants that affect the HIV continuum of care. Establish patterns at the economic, demographic, and sociocultural factors that may fragment or, in a worst-case scenario, interrupt access to HIV testing, biomedical prevention, follow-up to a positive diagnosis, and adherence to treatment.
- Understand the peripheral aspects that affect HIV continuum of care that include a robust component of sociocultural, economic and political factors.
- Analyze the effect of social determinants in the perception of apparent control of the HIV acquisition and further strategies in treatment and adherence.
- Enforce the importance of education and prevention efforts in the long-term goal of ending the HIV epidemic.