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: May 2012; 4(5)

May 2012

Disclosure of information by patients about HIV/AIDS infection in Northeastern Thailand

Few studies have focused on the processes in which patients reveal their HIV infection toothers. This study sought to understand these processes. Thus, the research questions were: (a) What were their thoughts about the moment when patients learned that they were infected?(b) To whom and when did patients disclose that they were infected? (c) How did they disclose the information? (d) How much or...

Author(s): Jaruwan Kownaklai, Darunee Rujkorakarn, Weena Tanwattananon and Phoebe D. Williams

May 2012

HIV/AIDS control programmes in developing countries: The role of human resource

The health sector is one of the most challenged sectors in the developing countries given to the shortage of trained manpower particularly in Africa and Asia. Human resource is a very important aspect of any functioning health systems. However this aspect is often neglected in the long term plans and strategies development for the sector. We observe that often in the disease control programmes due importance is not...

Author(s): Farhad Ali, Belaynew Wassie and Alessandro Greblo

May 2012

Desire to procreate among people living with HIV/AIDS: Determinants in Ethiopia: A cross-sectional study

This study focused on the assessment of determinants of fertility desire among people living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA) in Mekelle town, Tigray, in Northern Ethiopia. An institution based cross sectional study was conducted, by interviewing members of the PLWHA associations in Mekelle town. Three hundred and seven subjects participated with a response rate of 95%, the median age of the respondents was 32....

Author(s): B. Alemayehu and A. Aregay

May 2012

The association between religious affiliation and frequency of attendance at religious services on HIV risky behaviors among people living with HIV/AIDS

The purpose of this study was to examine if religious affiliation and frequency of attendance at religious services were associated with HIV risky behaviors among people living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA). The participants are HIV positive clients of a community based HIV/AIDS outreach facility (CBHAOF) located in Montgomery, Alabama, USA. The participants completed the questionnaire during their medical visits to the...

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

May 2012

An exploration of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) knowledge gaps among male migrant workers in Singapore

The general objective of this study is to provide a rapid assessment of HIV knowledge gaps among male migrant workers (MMWs) in Singapore. A cross-sectional pilot study was conducted in June 2011, in Singapore. A 14 multiple choice closed question self-administered questionnaire was used to collect information on current HIV knowledge among MMWs. Sixty seven MMWs participated in the survey and a total of 58 valid...

Author(s): Hildegard Ramsden and Sandra Hopkins