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: 298

Table of Content: April 2012; 4(4)

April 2012

Impact of pharmacist provided education on medication adherence behaviour in HIV/AIDS patients treated at a non-government secondary care hospital in India

A single group pre-post test study evaluated the impact of a pharmacist provided education session on medication adherence behaviour in 104 HIV/AIDS patients receiving highly active Anti Retroviral Therapy. A brief medication questionnaire was administered to eligible patients at baseline and follow up to assess their reported medication adherence and barriers to adherence. The number of subjects reporting greater than...

Author(s): K. V. Mini, Adepu Ramesh, G. Parthasarathi, S. N. Mothi and V. T. Swamy

April 2012

The challenge of ethnic diversity and HIV prevalence in Nigeria

British colonial research put the number of ethnic groups in Nigeria at 200 in 1914-1934; Otite Onigu identified 374 ethnic groups in 1980s while M. Onwuejeogwu listed over 480 ethnic groups in 1990s. This makes Nigeria to be the most culturally diverse nation in the world. This diversity produces various shades of inter-ethnic conflicts and challenge of programmatic interventions to counter culturally specific...

Author(s): Oluwadare CT and Dada Ayoola

April 2012

Perception about HIV testing among women attending antenatal clinics at Primary Health Centres in Osogbo, Southwest, Nigeria

As PMTCT services are being decentralized to primary health centres, it becomes important to understand the disposition of clients at this level to HIV counselling and testing (HCT) in order to design targeted programs. This study aimed to examine the perception about HIV testing among ante-natal clinic clients at primary health centres (PHC) in Osogbo, Southwest, Nigeria. This is a cross-sectional descriptive...

Author(s): A. I. Olugbenga-Bello,  E. A. Oladele, A. A. Adeomi and A. Ajala