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: October 2013; 5(10)

October 2013

The impact of HIV/AIDS on the elderly and proposed strategies to curb the effect

This paper presents policy issues from a study that was conducted by members of the Uganda National Advocacy team on HIV/AIDS Care from July to December 2012. The aim was to explore HIV/AIDS challenges among older persons and strategies that could be used to curb the effect. Respondents were purposively selected older persons from rural and urban areas of Pallisa, Kamwenge, Luwero and Budaka districts. It was a...

Author(s): Nankwanga Annet

October 2013

Literacy and HIV/AIDS awareness, prevention and management among women in Cross River State

The direct correlation between literacy, health, economic and political power and the exercise of informed choices especially for the women is enormous. Education is a liberating force; it ensures mobility and development of one’s potentials. Two research hypotheses were posed and tested in this study. The design of the study was basically survey descriptive. The population of the study comprised women from the...

Author(s): Ada Mary Juliana, Okoli Georgina Ekama and Okoli Innocent

October 2013

Low knowledge of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) service sites and implications for testing among Ugandans

Despite the continued enormous financial investment, through both local and donor funding into human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) prevention and care services in Uganda, the prevalence and incidence rates are raising. Knowledge of HIV determines both uptake of HIV prevention services and behavioural change. We assessed knowledge of HIV service sites and testing benefits among Ugandans at community level. Adult...

Author(s): Yovani A. M. Lubaale, Proscovia M. Namuwenge, Julian K.Bagyendera and Jackson K. Mukonzo,

October 2013

Association between types of coping strategies adopted following HIV seroconversion and disclosure of HIV status, between 2002 and 2009, Zimbabwe

People who were seronegative on their first human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) testing may react differently to being seropositive on subsequent testing (seroconversion) compared to those who were HIV seropositive at their first HIV testing. In both cases, disclosure of a positive HIV status to at least one other person is considered one of the most important factors for prevention of transmission of HIV. Whilst...

Author(s): Masuku-Sisimayi, T., Sisimayi, C. N. and Babill-Stray Pedersen

October 2013

Care for people living with HIV/AIDS: Whose responsibility?

The combination of factors affects the acceptance, care and support of people living with HIV/AIDS. These include knowledge and willingness of the people. The paper sought the knowledge of the rural populace of Ode-Lemo, a rural community in Sagamu local government, Nigeria. The local government area have benefited from awareness and campaign activities of Sagamu Community Centre (SCC), an NGO in the area with primary...

Author(s): Nurudeen Alliyu, Olubukunola Jeminusi and Peter O. Kalejaiye

October 2013

American college students and HIV/AIDS knowledgeability and sexual behavior change

This study aimed at investigating the extent to which US College students know about human immunodeficiency virus/acquired immune deficiency syndrome (HIV/AIDS) transmission, infection and prevention, and the transfer of such knowledge to sexual behavior change. The findings showed that college students’ knowledge about HIV/AIDS was very good, and that such knowledge was transferable to real life experience, in...

Author(s): Tuntufye S. Mwamwenda