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Factors associated with adherence to anti-retroviral therapy in Katima Mulilo hospital, Namibia
(University of the Western Cape, 2014)
Namibia is one of the countries in the world most affected by HIV/AIDS with the national prevalence of 18.8% in 2010. In 2010, it was reported that an estimated 180,000 Namibians were living with HIV/AIDS; of which 95,000 ...
Exploration of factors associated with poor adherence amongst patients receiving antiretroviral therapy at Katutura State Hospital communicable disease clinic in Khomas Region in Namibia
(University of the Western Cape, 2008)
Background: HIV/AIDS affects the health of millions of people world wide. According to the Joint United Nations Program on HIV/AIDS [UNAIDS], the number of people living with HIV globally has risen from 26 million in 2001 ...
Factors influencing adherence to Antiretroviral Therapy at a General Hospital in Mombasa, Kenya
(University of the Western Cape, 2011)
Sub-Saharan Africa is home to two thirds of the 33 million HIV infected individuals worldwide. In 2007 there were an estimated 1.5 million Kenyans infected with HIV, and 166 000 new infections in 2008. The introduction of ...
Perception of stigma experienced by people living with HIV at a health facility in Khayelitsha sub-district, Cape Town
(University of the Western Cape, 2018)
HIV stigma is still affecting People Living with HIV (PLHIV) despite biomedical and structural interventions to reduce this phenomenon. Stigma, particularly health facility related stigma, experienced by PLHIV is reported ...