Although these participants now live in the U.S., they tend to keep their diagnosis secret. Some of the participants might not reveal it to a pharmacist when purchasing OTC medications. The lack of disclosure of their diagnosis has implications for treatment outcomes. Culturally appropriate care may be a way to build trust with PLWH of African origin so that they may feel more comfortable in consulting with pharmacists to help improve their care and outcomes.
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This work was supported by the Olstein Fellowship ; and the Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship at University of Minnesota .
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