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: February 2012; 4(2)

February 2012

Inclusion of South African adolescents in HIV vaccine trials

South Africa has more people living with HIV than any other nation. The HIV epidemic in South Africa is being driven by new infections among adolescents. Inclusion of adolescents in HIV vaccine trials is essential for successful vaccine development, however, recruitment and retention of at-risk South African adolescents into these trials poses a number of legal, ethical and operational challenges. This article discusses...

Author(s): David H. Adler

February 2012

Rural perspectives on the HIV/AIDS dinosaur: A case of four communities in the Brong Ahafo region of Ghana

Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) constitute one of the most worrisome public health problems in the world today. The impact of HIV has been devastating in many developing countries, especially sub-Saharan Africa; the area hardest hit.  According to the World Health Organization (WHO), global estimates of HIV infections as of 2006 were 39.5 million, with 64% of those...

Author(s): Kwaku Amofah, Kofi Nyamaah-Koffuor, and Evelyn Ama Kumi-Richardson

February 2012

Integrating a web-based, patient-administered assessment into primary care for HIV-infected adults

Providers routinely under diagnose at risk behaviors and outcomes, including depression, suicidal ideation, substance abuse, and poor medication adherence. To address this, we developed a web-based, self-administered patient-reported assessment tool and integrated it into routine primary care for HIV-infected adults. Printed results were delivered to providers and social workers immediately prior to patient...

Author(s): R. Fredericksen, P. K. Crane, J. Tufano, J. Ralston, S. Schmidt, T. Brown, D. Layman, R. D. Harrington, S. Dhanireddy, T. Stone, W. Lober, M. M. Kitahata and H. M. Crane

February 2012

Prevalence of dermatologic manifestations among people living with HIV/AIDS in Imam Khomeini Hospital in Tehran, Iran

Dermatological conditions are observed in an estimated 90% or more of all HIV infected people worldwide. Microbial infections, inflammatory conditions and neoplasms are the three main causes for the development of dermatological findings in HIV patients. A total of 276 HIV patients were examined by a dermatologist to identify skin, hair and nail pathologies. CD4 count was measured; Liver function test (LFT) and complete...

Author(s): Maryam Foroughi, Hamid Emadi Koochak, Neda Roosta, Koosha Paydary, Alireza Khatami, Sogol Shahriari, Fatemeh Payvarmehr and SeyedAhmad SeyedAlinaghi