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Adherence to anti-retroviral therapy in the federal capital territory, Abuja, Nigeria
Background Nigeria accounted for 2.95 million of the 22 million people globally living with HIV in 2008. In 2010, the HIV prevalence increased to 3.1 million, with 1.5 million people requiring anti-retroviral treatment ...
Adherence to highly active antiretroviral therapy among patients in the Keetmanshoop antiretroviral therapy programme, Namibia
The government of Namibia established a comprehensive HIV/AIDS treatment and care programme in 2002. This programme provides anti-retroviral treatment to all eligible HIV patients in the public health sector. The antiretroviral ...
Uptake of Voluntary Counseling and Testing at Ngungu Mini - hospital, Zambia
(University of the Western Cape, 2010)
In countries like Zambia where HIV prevalence (14.3% in the age group 15-49 years) is one of the highest in sub-Saharan Africa, HIV testing is an important strategy to combat the HIV/AIDS epidemic, because it is a critical ...
Factors associated with poor adherence amongst patients receiving antiretroviral therapy at the intermediate hospital Oshakati in Namibia
(University of the Western Cape, 2011)
Namibia is severely affected by the HIV/AIDS epidemic, with an estimated HIV prevalence of 17.8%. A comprehensive, public HIV/AIDS treatment and care programme was established in 2003 by the government of Namibia in ...
A retrospective evaluation of the effectiveness of the mobile HIV / AIDS treatment teams in the Amajuba district kwa- Zulu Natal
(University of Western Cape, 2013)
Aim: This study aimed to evaluate the effectiveness of the Mobile HIV/AIDS Treatment Teams in initiating and treating patients with HAART at fixed primary health care clinics Amajuba District.
Physical activity behaviours of persons with HIV and AIDS in low-income populations: The design of a context-sensitive randomised control trial
(University of the Western Cape, 2018)
The Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and acquired Immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) are serious health issues that continue to affect many nations. Specifically, the sub-Saharan African region has the highest prevalence ...
Exploration of adherence to treatment challenges experienced by HIV positive adolescents in Insiza District, Zimbabwe
(University of the Western Cape, 2019)
Zimbabwe has a high burden of HIV with a prevalence of 13.8% among the 15 to 49-year old population in 2016. As at 2017, the national antiretroviral treatment (ART) programme initiated over 1.1 million people living with ...