Journal of
AIDS and HIV Research

  • Abbreviation: J. AIDS HIV Res.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2359
  • DOI: 10.5897/JAHR
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 297

Table of Content: April 2011; 3(4)

April 2011

A better state of ART improving antiretroviral regimens to increase global access to HIV treatment

With 5.2 million people already receiving antiretroviral therapy (ART) in low and middle-income countries and 33.4 million people estimated to be living with HIV globally, there is an urgent need to develop better antiretroviral (ARV) regimens that are less costly and less complex to implement than the current standard of care. We think it is technically possible to develop such improved regimens soon, and discuss some...

Author(s): Matthew Barnhart and James Shelton

April 2011

Attitude and perception of cardiothoracic surgeons in Nigeria and Ghana to patients with human immunodeficiency virus infection

Cardiothoracic operations are associated with increased exposure and risk of blood and blood borne diseases. This is true in the West African Subregion where HIV/AIDS is endemic. We aimed to survey the attitude and perception of cardiothoracic surgeons in Nigeria and Ghana to patients with HIV/AIDS who presented with common cardiothoracic and vascular pathologies that would otherwise normally have low mortality...

Author(s): Kesieme E. B., Kesieme C. N., Ekpe E. E. and Delia I. Z.

April 2011

Screening for the presence of Helicobacter pylori in stool of HIV- positive patients

Helicobacter Pylori is a bacillus that naturally colonizes humans, living in gastric mucus. Association of H. pylori colonization of stomach with chronic gastritis, peptic ulcer and gastric malignancies has been well documented. In this study, we aimed to find presence ofH. pylori in stool of HIV infected patients by PCR. 43 patients who had confirmed HIV-infection were subjected. Specific primers...

Author(s): Hossein Samadi Kafil, Fatemeh Farahi Jahromi, Bahareh Hajikhani, Shahin Najar Pirayeh and Mohammad Aghazadeh

April 2011

Confronting HIV and AIDS in Bangladesh

The world continues to fight HIV, as global leaders have pledged to work towards gaining universal access to HIV and AIDS treatment, prevention and care, thereby recognizing these as fundamental human rights. According to one source, millions of people are continually infected with HIV every year, while less than half of those in need of antiretroviral therapy are receiving it, and too many do not have access to...

Author(s): Shakeel Ahmed Ibne Mahmood