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: 299

Table of Content: January 2012; 4(1)

January 2012

Does infant feeding modality have an impact on the health of mothers infected with human immunodeficiency virus in sub-Saharan Africa? A systematic literature review

Concerns for perinatal HIV transmission and health of infants have led to calls for a religious adoption of WHO recommendations on HIV and infant feeding. That which is not established is how this impacts on the health of mothers. While the dilemma of breastfeeding and risk of transmitting the virus to the infant is fast becoming history, the impact infant feeding choices may have on the health of mothers is not well...

Author(s): Laar, M. E. and Laar, A. K.

January 2012

Psychosocial factors as predictors of HIV/AIDS risky behaviors among people living with HIV/AIDS

Infection with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) that causes acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) is still rising globally. In order to develop effective HIV/AIDS risky behavior reduction intervention strategies and to further decrease the spread of HIV/AIDS, it is important to assess the prevalence of psychosocial problems and HIV/AIDS risky behaviors in people living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA). The objective of...

Author(s): Gemechu B. Gerbi, Tsegaye Habtemariam, Vinaida Robnett , David Nganwa and Berhanu Tameru

January 2012

Herpes simplex virus type 2 seroprevalence, HIV and Antiretroviral therapy knowledge and beliefs in the general population in Kisumu, Kenya

With the increasing use of antiretroviral therapy (ART) in developing countries, little is known on the potential impact of large-scale ART use on sexual behavior. We used Herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV-2) infection as a marker for sexual behavior to aid in assessing the association between ART related knowledge and beliefs and sexual behavior. This cross-sectional study analyzed secondary data collected in...

Author(s): Henry Njuguna, Marion Mutugi, Frankline Onchiri, Craig Cohen and Elizabeth Bukusi

January 2012

Professional, social, and psychological correlates of HIV/AIDS care involvement among nurses in Botswana

This analysis explores the correlates of HIV/AIDS care involvement among nurses in a healthcare system (Botswana) that is severely impacted by the AIDS epidemic. It identifies the antecedents and consequences of recent HIV/AIDS nursing care participation in Botswana and develops testable hypotheses for further study. In 2009 a self-administered questionnaire on nursing practice and related issues was completed by 201...

Author(s): James G. Linn, Thabo T. Fako, Debra Rose Wilson and Ntonghanwah Forcheh