Population and antenatal-based HIV prevalence estimates in a high contracepting female population in rural South Africa
- Does uptake of antenatal HIV testing depend on the individual midwife? Cross sectional study. Jones, Simon; Sadler, Tonya; Low, Nicola; Blott, Maggie; Welch, Jan // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);01/24/98, Vol. 316 Issue 7127, p272
Examines the effect of midvives' characteristics and site and duration of antenal human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection testing in an area of high seroprevalence. Identification of the area; Subjects used in the study; Methodology; Circumstances under which HIV testing was twice as...
- Maximising the global use of HIV surveillance data through the development and sharing of analytical development and Sharing of Analytical tools. Garnett, G. P.; Grossly, N. C.; Boermo, J. T.; Ghys, P. D. // Sexually Transmitted Infections;Aug2004 Supplement 1, Vol. 80, pi1
To improve health it is important that care and prevention activities are focused on real problems and real need. Rational decisions about health strategies and interventions should be based on reliable and timely knowledge of the distribution of disease, which is only available with good...
- Antenatal screening for HIV enhanced. Topham-Kindley, Liane // New Zealand Doctor;7/13/2005, p18
Reports on routine antenatal HIV screening to be implemented by the New Zealand Ministry of Health in the country. Basis of the screening policy; Reactions from the health sector; Views of College of Midwives chief executive Karen Guilliland on the effect of the policy on the tasks of midwives.
- Mistrust in marriage-Reasons why men do not accept couple HIV testing during antenatal care- a qualitative study in eastern Uganda. Larsson, Elin C.; Thorson, Anna; Nsabagasani, Xavier; Namusoko, Sarah; Popenoe, Rebecca; Ekström, Anna Mia // BMC Public Health;2010, Vol. 10, p769
Background: A policy for couple HIV counseling and testing was introduced in 2006 in Uganda, urging pregnant women and their spouses to be HIV tested together during antenatal care (ANC). The policy aims to identify HIVinfected pregnant women to prevent mother-to-child transmission of HIV...
- Reducing vertical transmission of HIV in the UK. Nicoll, Angus; Peckham, Catherine // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);11/06/99, Vol. 319 Issue 7219, p1211
Provides information on the plan of the government of Great Britain to offer an antenatal HIV test which is aimed to reduce perinatal transmission of HIV. Statistics on the epidemic; Terms of the plan; Implication of the plan.
- Factors affecting uptake of antenatal HIV testing in London: Results of a multicentre study. Gibb, Diana M.; MacDonagh, Sandra E.; Gupta, Ramyani; Tookey, Pat A.; Peckham, Catherine S.; Ades, A.E. // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);01/24/98, Vol. 316 Issue 7127, p259
Presents a study which sought to measure the uptake of antenatal human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) testing, in addition to determining its relation to risk of HIV and to screening practices. Subjects used for the study; Methodology of study; Results obtained; Discussion of results.
- Review of uptake of interventions to reduce mother to child transmission of HIV by women... Lyall, E.G. Hermione; Stainsby, Christopher; Taylor, Graham P.; Ait-Khaled, Mounir; Bingham, Samantha; Evans, Jennifer A.; Wright, Anne; Weber, Jonathan N.; McClure, Myra O.; Walters, Sam; Tudor-Williams, Gareth // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);01/24/98, Vol. 316 Issue 7127, p268
Presents a study which examined the change in uptake of interventions to reduce transmission of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) from mothers to infants from January 1994 to July 1997 in central London, England. Review of mother-infant pairs presented for infant diagnosis of HIV infection;...
- Optimizing paediatric HIV care in Kenya: challenges in early infant diagnosis. Cherutich, Peter; Inwani, Irene; Nduati, Ruth; Mbori-Ngacha, Dorothy // Bulletin of the World Health Organization;Feb2008, Vol. 86 Issue 2, p155
Problem In 2003, the goal of the Kenyan Ministry of Health was to avail antiretroviral treatment (ART) to 50% of the estimated 250 000 eligible individuals by the end of 2005. By July 2005, 45 000 adults and more than 2000 children were on treatment. A study was conducted to determine the...
- Decrease of human immunodeficiency virus prevalence in antenatal clinics in Abidjan, CÃ´te d'Ivoire, 1995â€“2002. Msellati, Philippe; Sakarovitch, Charlotte; Bequet, Laurence; Atta, Hubert; Alioum, Ahmadou; Viho, Ida; Timothée, Ouassa; Leroy, Valeriane; Welffens-Ekra, Christiane; Dabis, François // International Journal of STD & AIDS;Jan2006, Vol. 17 Issue 1, p57
Antenatal HIV seroprevalence surveys are important tools to understand the extent of the HIV epidemic in Africa. The main objective is to describe HIV prevalence trends from 1995â€“2002 in pregnant women consulting antenatal clinics in Abidjan, CÃ´te d'Ivoire. We proposed HIV test to...