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: 284

Table of Content: January-June 2021; 13(1)

February 2021

Patient retention on anti-retroviral therapy (ART): Experience of treatment centres (TCs) in Yaounde, Cameroon

Despite the achievements of Anti-retroviral Treatment (ART) scale-up programmes for HIV/AIDS, retention remains a challenge. Achievements of the “90-90-90” HIV targets for the sustainable development goals hinges on adherence. Despite the importance of indefinite retention of patients in care, 33% of HIV patients in Cameroon are still lost-to-follow-up, thereby compromising scale-up initiatives. This study...

Author(s): Denis Mbako Jato and Ernest Shey Budi  

May 2021

Investigating reasons for clinic absence among HIV-infected patients in Guinea-Bissau - a cohort study

Clinic absence or lost to follow-up is still a big challenge in West Africa, especially in Guinea-Bissau, where retention in care is lower compared to all other low- or middle-income countries. The study aims to explore the reasons for clinic absence among HIV-infected patients in Guinea-Bissau, and to evaluate whether the telephone tracing is associated with patients returning to clinic follow-up. A prospective cohort...

Author(s): Alcino Furtado,, Tina Madsen,, Thomas Engell-Sørensen,, Aminata Candé Baldé, Cândida Medina, Sanne Jespersen,, Dlama Nggida Rasmussen, Morten Sodemann and Bo Langhoff Hønge,,  

June 2021

Acute human immunodeficiency testing and linkage to Care: An evaluation of community-based 4th generation antigen/antibody testing

As a relatively novel testing algorithm, the experience with 4th generation HIV testing and linkage to care outcomes is limited. The purpose of this study is to report descriptive outcomes regarding patients with acute HIV infection who received antigen/antibody (Ag/Ab) reactive results and linkage to care services. HIV testing and linkage data from four AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) Wellness Centers in Los Angeles...

Author(s): Sagar R. Amin, Henna Patani, Adam C. Sukhija-Cohen, Steven M. Rivera and Jeffrey D. Klausner