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: 280

Table of Content: April 2013; 5(4)

April 2013

Profiles of attendees in integrated counseling and testing centre at Maharani Hospital, Government Medical College, Bastar (Chhattisgarh), India

This study aims to study the socio demographic profile and risk behaviour of sero-positive attendees of Integrated Counseling Testing Centre (ICTC). The study design used was retrospective study setting on ICTC in the out-patient complex of G.M.C., Jagdalpur. Record of all 1706 attendees of ICTC in the year 2008 and the data of attendees in the years 2007 and 2009 were included in the study to access the time trend of...

Author(s): T Sinha, A. K. Bansal, R. S. Mohan, H. B. Rathi, P. K. Shrivastava, Q. H. Khan, V. K. S. Chauhan and S. Tiwari

April 2013

Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) associated lipodystrophy: The prevalence, severity and phenotypes in patients on highly active anti-retroviral therapy (HAART) in Kenya

Highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) is widely accessible to human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-infected individuals in Kenya. Their long term use is associated with chronic complications such as lipodystrophy which may lead to stigmatization, reduced self esteem and poor adherence to HAART. This cross-sectional study described the prevalence of lipodystrophy, the phenotypes and severity among adult...

Author(s): Angela Awino McLigeyo, Godfrey Lule, Fredrick C. F Otieno, Joshua Kyateesa Kayima and Enoch Omonge

April 2013

Collecting whole network data for human immunodeficiency virus prevention: A review of current strategies

The study of social networks is essential to understanding the spread of infectious diseases. This study reviews strategies for collecting whole (that is, sociometric) network data for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) prevention. Using selected criteria, peer-reviewed journal articles published from 1980 to 2012 were searched in ISI Web of Knowledge and PsychInfo databases, and social network journals. Data from...

Author(s): Basmattee Boodram and Chyvette T. Williams

April 2013

Re-marriage decisions among people living with HIV in rural Southern Malawi

This study explores re-marriage decisions of people living with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) in matrilineal Chiradzulu and patrilineal Chikhwawa communities in Malawi. Specifically, it analyzes reasons and circumstances that come into play as they re-consider marriage relationships. Data were collected from July to December, 2010 using in-depth interviews from eighteen informants purposively sampled and was...

Author(s): Belinda Chimphamba Gombachika, and Heidi Fjeld

April 2013

Association between ethnicity and human leukocyte antigen (HLA) alleles on late presentation to care and high rates of opportunistic infections in patients with HIV

Within Manitoba, Aboriginal people make up 15% of the province’s population, but accounted for 53% of new human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) diagnoses in 2011. For over a decade, research has linked the human leukocyte antigen (HLA) class I alleles as having both protective and harmful effects in HIV disease progression. The abundance of HLA alleles that predispose to rapid disease progression, together with the...

Author(s): Lauren J. MacKenzie, Yoav Keynan,, Marissa Becker,, Leigh Anne Shafer, Souradet Shaw, Bernie Lopko and Ken Kasper,