HIV, multimorbidity, and health-related quality of life in rural KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa: A population-based study


This article examines the interplay between HIV, the presence of multiple health conditions (multimorbidity), and the overall quality of life in a rural area of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. The study is based on a population sample and aims to understand how individuals with HIV, who also experience multiple health issues, perceive and experience their overall well-being. The findings shed light on the complex relationship between HIV, multimorbidity, and health-related quality of life in a specific community, providing valuable insights for healthcare professionals and policymakers in addressing the holistic health needs of individuals in similar settings.

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SANTHE is an Africa Health Research Institute (AHRI) flagship programme funded by the Science for Africa Foundation through the DELTAS Africa programme; the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation; Gilead Sciences Inc.; and the Ragon Institute of Mass General, MIT, and Harvard.