The MangoBunnies created a mobile phone application called “CAMRA” (for Computer-Assisted Medication Regimen Adherence program), a tool that keeps HIV and AIDS patients mindful of their medication timing via their mobile devices. "The thing about medication adherence rates is currently they sit around 70 percent," Donahue says. "For an HIV/AIDS regimen to be effective, it has to have at least a 90 percent adherence rate." If a person forgets to take their meds too often, the virus can start to have mutations that make it drug resistant. "The drug-resistant strain is awful for two reasons," Donahue explains. "The regimen is not effective anymore. Also, if someone else is infected, they have the drug-resistant strain, too."
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