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: 273

Table of Content: October 2009; 1(1)

October 2009

Causes and consequences of intimate partner rape and violence: Experiences of victims in Lagos, Nigeria

Intimate Partner Rape (IPR) is a pervasive form of gender-based violence and a topical human rights issue. This study investigated the causes and consequences of Intimate Partner Rape and violence as reported by selected married women in Nigeria. This qualitative study explored the experiences of 22 purposively selected married women aged, 22 to 40 years from two Save Our Soul (SOS) Shelters for Abused Women who have...

Author(s): Mary O. Esere, Adeyemi I. Idowu, Irene A. Durosaro and Joshua A. Omotosho

  • Article Number: B89B8EF755

October 2009

Piloting second generation HIV surveillance in Berlin, Germany, 2005 - 2007: Risk profile of recently acquired HIV infections in MSM

Men having sex with men (MSM) are by far the transmission-risk-category most affected by HIV in Berlin and were investigated in this pilot-study with the aim to identify detailed risk- and prevention-behaviours in recently infected persons. From November, 2005 - February, 2007, venous blood samples were taken from patients in Berlin aged ≥18 years within 3 months after diagnosis of HIV-infection and tested with...

Author(s): Jörg Bätzing-Feigenbaum, Stephan Loschen, Silvia Gohlke-Micknis, Ruth Zimmermann, Claudia Kücherer and Osamah Hamouda

  • Article Number: E0EA9AD770

October 2009

AIDS and epilepsy

The aim of this study was to describe the prevalence of epilepsy among Sudanese AIDS patients and to study the underlying causes and types of epilepsy. About 700 AIDS patients where included in this cross sectional hospital based study. Almost 5.71% of the patients had epilepsy and 50% of them had generalized convulsion. Encephalitis was found to be the commonest cause of epilepsy followed by meningitis, brain abscess,...

Author(s): Abbashar Hussein, Amira Sidig and Mohmad Malk Aldar

  • Article Number: 5EB8DE1787