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: September 2012; 4(9)

September 2012

Are first line anti-retroviral therapies really toxic for children? A study from Eastern India

This research aims to study the incidence of drug induced toxicity during antiretroviral therapy (ART) among children from a tertiary care institute from Kolkata. This is a prospective study that consist of 100 children aged 2 to 14 years receiving first line ART [Stavudine (d4T), Lamivudine (3TC), Nevirapine (NVP)/Efavirenz (EFV)]; these children were followed up for 3 years (2007 to 2010).  The results showed...

Author(s): Sayan Chatterjee, Some Suvra Bose, Bidyut Khuntdar and Subhasish Bhattacharya

September 2012

Discriminatory practices of health workers towards people living with HIV/AIDS in Sokoto, Nigeria

People living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA) in Nigeria have been found to be subjects of discrimination and stigmatization in the work place and by family and communities. PLWHA may also face discrimination from those employed in the health sector. This study is aimed at assessing the discriminatory practices of doctors and nurses towards people living with HIV/AIDS in Sokoto. The study was a cross-sectional descriptive...

Author(s): Umar A. S., Oche M. O. and Adeoso A. A.