Pregnant Aboriginals more likely to be HIV positive
- WOMEN AND AIDS. // AIDS Epidemic Update 2004;2004, p7
A section from the book "AIDS Epidemic Update: December 2004" is presented. It discusses acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS)/human immunodeficiency viruses (HIV)-infected women. In sub-Saharan Africa and the Caribbean, AIDS is affecting women most severely in places where heterosexual sex...
- Infant feeding counselling of HIV-infected women in two areas in Kenya in 2008. Israel-Ballard, Kiersten; Waithaka, Margaret; Greiner, Ted // International Journal of STD & AIDS;Nov2014, Vol. 25 Issue 13, p921
While WHO no longer recommends individual infant feeding counselling to HIV-positive women, it may still be practised in some settings and for specific cases. In any case, lessons can be learned by examining how well front line health workers are able to take on counselling tasks. This...
- Trends in live birth rates and adverse neonatal outcomes among HIV-positive women in Ontario, Canada, 2002â€“2009: a descriptive population-based study. Antoniou, Tony; Zagorski, Brandon; Macdonald, Erin M; Bayoumi, Ahmed M; Raboud, Janet; Brophy, Jason; Masinde, Khatundi-Irene; Tharao, Wangari E; Yudin, Mark H; Ng, Ryan; Loutfy, Mona R; Glazier, Richard H // International Journal of STD & AIDS;Nov2014, Vol. 25 Issue 13, p960
To characterise trends in live birth rates, adverse neonatal outcomes and socio-demographic characteristics of pregnant women with diagnosed HIV between the ages of 18 and 49 in Ontario, Canada from 1 April 2002 to 31 March 2010, we conducted a population-based study. Utilising linked...
- The Urgent Need for a Vaginal Microbicide in the Prevention of HIV Transmission. Potts, Malcolm // American Journal of Public Health;Jun94, Vol. 84 Issue 6, p890
The author discusses the need for a vaginal microbicide in the prevention of HIV transmission. He asserts the importance of a study by Weir et al on a reduction in cervical gonorrhea among sex workers in Cameroon using nonoxynol-9. He claims that the risks of sexually transmitted diseases and...
- Phambili: moving forward without the blindfold. // British Dental Journal;6/13/2014, Vol. 216 Issue 11, p639
'...very different modes of HIV transmission between men and women.'
- Let's be having you. Power, Lisa // Gay Times (09506101);Aug2006, Issue 335, p82
In this article, the author comments on the imprisonment of HIV-positive persons for grievous bodily harm after passing the HIV virus in Great Britain. An HIV-positive woman was sentenced to imprisonment for the charge. HIV and AIDS organizations have roundly condemned the sentence. Their...
- HIV in women. Mulcahy, F. // Journal of the International AIDS Society;2012 Supplement 4, Vol. 15 Issue Supp 4, p1
An abstract of the article by F. Mulcahy regarding HIV in women and increased risk of HIV transmission is presented.
- Evaluation of a Regional Pilot Program to Prevent Mother-Infant HIV Transmission--Thailand, 1998-2000. // MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report;7/20/2001, Vol. 50 Issue 28, p599
Examines the effectiveness of the two-year program implemented in Thailand aimed at reducing mother-infant HIV transmission. Treatment regimen given to HIV-positive mothers; Number of antenatal clinic clients tested for HIV; Potential threats to maternal and child health.
- Post-operative complications after caesarean section in HIV-infected women. Ferrero, Simone; Bentivoglio, Giorgio // Archives of Gynecology & Obstetrics;Oct2003, Vol. 268 Issue 4, p268
This retrospective study evaluated complications associated with caesarean section in HIV-infected women. For each HIV-positive patient (n=45) a control group of ten seronegative women (n=450) was matched for age, number of foetuses, gestational age, indication for caesarean section, status of...