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: 292

Table of Content: May 2010; 2(4)

May 2010

Does testing HIV negative encourage potentially dangerous beliefs? A study with young people in Botswana

While it is assumed that HIV testing could contribute to the reduction of HIV infection rates, little if any research exists regarding whether HIV testing could inadvertently also contribute to the spread of HIV. The study explored whether the experience of testing HIV negative could result in people developing false beliefs about their capability of preventing HIV infection. The study investigated HIV testing and...

Author(s): Ilse E. Plattner

May 2010

TB and HIV/AIDS in Bangladesh

Tuberculosis (TB) is the major opportunistic infection of acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) in developing countries. The objective of this paper is to exemplify and review the findings associated with TB in patients with AIDS. 80 TB/AIDS-focused articles from latest internet and literature, including 3 leading Bangladesh daily newspapers between 1999-2009 were analyzed. According to the data provided by a...

Author(s): Shakeel Ahmed Ibne Mahmood

May 2010

Tertiary institution learners HIV/AIDS sensitization tool(s) receptivity: Implications for sustainable democracy in Nigeria

This is a multi-phased study that addresses the issue of tertiary institution based programme for awareness creation in order to integrate HIV/AIDS issues and concerns into social relationships. The purpose of the study was to develop simple communication tool combinations and ascertain through sensitization the potency of the tools to increase HIV/AIDS pandemic awareness among students in Nigerian tertiary institutions...

Author(s): Virgy Onyene, Ngozi Uzoka, Nonye Ikonta and T. V. Bakare

May 2010

Evaluation of immunostimulatory effects of viracomb (Rx) in rabbits

Viracomb is a herbal based preparation used in management of conditions associated with immuno-supression. The present study was undertaken to evaluate the immunostimulatory effect of Viracomb in rabbits. Acute toxicity study was carried out in rabbits using acute toxic class method. In the immunostimulatory study, healthy adult rabbits were randomized into five groups of five rabbits per group. Group I rabbits...

Author(s): A. Y. Tijani, O. E. Ojo, D. K. Oladepo, O. A. Salawu, S. B. Mohammed, A. U. Osunkwo, K. S. Izebe and Y. Yaaba