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: June 2012; 4(6)

June 2012

Prevalence of hepatitis B virus (HBV), hepatitis C virus (HCV) and human immune-deficiency virus (HIV) infections among intravenous drug users (IDUs) in the MAH-o-MEHR Harm Reduction Center of Tehran, Iran

Intravenous drug users are considered to be at high risk of having the infections, hepatitis B virus (BBV), hepatitis C (HCV) and human immune-deficiency virus (HIV), because of their high risky behaviours especially of sharing of syringes. The objective of this study was to estimate the prevalence of BBV, HCV and HIV in intravenous drug users in a harm reduction center. A cross-sectional study was conducted in a sample...

Author(s): Ali Majidpour M. D., Maryam Majidpour D. D. S. and Mozhgan Quassemi Motlag M. D.

June 2012

HIV-Related knowledge, attitudes, and practice among educated young adults in Botswana

Students at the University of Botswana, an at-risk group, have previously been shown to have high levels of risky sexual behavior despite widespread knowledge that these behaviors might lead to HIV-1 infection. As there have recently been considerable efforts focused on HIV-1 prevention in Botswana through nationwide media education campaigns and the opening of voluntary counselling and testing centers, re-evaluation of...

Author(s): Lindsey L. Stephens, Marcus A. Bachhuber, Esther Seloilwe, Nontombi Gungqisa, Mpho Mmelesi, Hermann Bussmann, Richard G. Marlink, and C. William Wester,

June 2012

Development and validation of HIV prevention scale for Historically Black College students

This paper reports the development and initial validation of scores obtained from the socio-cognitive determinants of HIV prevention measures. Series of scales developed to identify HIV prevention are knowledge, motivation and behavioral skills of HIV/AIDS and other sexually transmitted infections. The study was carried out among college students attending Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU). In the...

Author(s): Maurice Y. Mongkuo, Rollinda Thomas, Nicole Lucas and Angela Taylor

June 2012

Single HIV infected women’s experiences with HIV and coping strategies: The case of Chitungwiza and Epworth in Zimbabwe

The existence of HIV among people in sexual relationships has become one of the major factors leading to dissolution of relationships thereby creating single-parents in large numbers. Despite the growing prevalence of HIV infected single women, relatively few psychosocial support systems are available for them. There is not much information addressing this subject specifically focusing on women single parents in the...

Author(s): Masuku Thenjiwe, Kurewa Edith Nyaradzai, Sisimayi Chenjerai Naboth, Chandiwana Precious and Babill-Stray Pederson

June 2012

Prevalence of hepatitis B virus (HBV) and hepatitis C virus (HCV) co-infections among HIV infected people in Iran

Infections of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), hepatitis B virus (HBV) and hepatitis C virus (HCV) are among the grave health concerns confronting global public health. These infections spread via similar routes (e.g. parenteral, sexual and vertical); leading to the anticipation of high prevalence rates of HBV and HCV co-infections among HIV infected patients. HBV and HCV co-infections in HIV-positive patients lead...

Author(s): SeyedAhmad SeyedAlinaghi, Pegah Valiollahi, Koosha Paydary, Sahra Emamzadeh-Fard, and  Minoo Mohraz