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Extent and reasons for substituting and switching highly active antiretroviral therapy at the Katutura Intermediate Hospital in Windhoek, Namibia
(University of the Western Cape, 2008)
Background: Namibia is one of the Southern African countries hardest hit by the HIV epidemic, with an estimated one out of every five people infected (MoHSS, 2004). Approximately 80,000 of the infected population currently ...
Factors influencing access to antiretroviral treatment in Benue State, Nigeria
(University of the Western Cape, 2010)
The study utilized a qualitative case study design to explore the problem of poor access to ART in Benue State. PLWHAs, policy makers, program managers and health workers were involved in an effort to describe the factors ...
Knowledge, beliefs and practice about sexual concurrent partnering amongst education students at a tertiary institution in rural Namibia
Background: In an attempt to avert the HIV/AIDS epidemic, more research has been conducted to determine why the epidemic is more devastating in Southern African countries than anywhere else in the world. Heterosexual ...
Determinants of long term survival of patients initiated on HAART at the AIDS support organization, Uganda
(University of the Western Cape, 2017)
It is well documented that mortality rates have decreased and the survival of HIV and AIDS patients has been prolonged since the introduction of highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) in 1996. Although HAART has ...
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 ...