The socioeconomic impact of antiretroviral treatment on individuals in Soweto, South Africa
- Developing a method to derive alcohol-attributable fractions for HIV/AIDS mortality based on alcohol's impact on adherence to antiretroviral medication. Gmel, Gerrit; Shield, Kevin D.; Rehm, Jürgen // Population Health Metrics;2011, Vol. 9, p5
Background: Alcohol consumption is causally linked to nonadherence to antiretroviral treatment that in turn causes an increase in HIV/AIDS mortality. This article presents a method to calculate the percentage of HIV/AIDS deaths attributable to alcohol consumption and the associated uncertainty....
- The impact of the AIDS pandemic on health services in Africa: evidence from demographic and health surveys. Case, Anne; Paxson, Christina // Demography;May2011, Vol. 48 Issue 2, p675
We document the impact of the AIDS crisis on non-AIDS-related health services in 14 sub-Saharan African countries. Using multiple waves of Demographic and Health Surveys (DHS) for each country, we examine antenatal care, birth deliveries, and rates of immunization for children born between 1988...
- A HIV/AIDS SZEREPE FEKETE-AFRIKA TÃRSADALMI-GAZDASÃGI FOLYAMATAIBAN A LEGÃšJABB ADATOK TÃœKRÃ‰BEN. Ákos, Székely Molnár // Foldrajzi Kozlemenyek;2009, Vol. 133 Issue 1/2, p269
HIV/AIDS is one of the most important factors in the economic development of Sub-Saharan Africa. In this region there was a strong southward trend in spreading of the disease in the past decade. After the collapse of the apartheid regime, the South African region became the most affected area....
- No Fort Saskatchewan HIV links. // Alberta Report / Newsmagazine;3/13/95, Vol. 22 Issue 13, p43
States that provincial health authorities have yet to uncover a case of HIV spread by a Fort Saskatchewan doctor. About 170 letters were sent to patients suggesting blood tests.
- Aids: Why let the courtroom become your classroom? Breuer, Nancy L. // Management Review;Nov95, Vol. 84 Issue 11, p62
Looks at employees with the HIV infection and the legal hassle which can be associated with it. Notes; Suggestions; Decisions.
- Why Abena is not having a HIV test. Adu-Sarkodie, Yaw // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);12/9/95, Vol. 311 Issue 7019, p1578
Accounts the author's experience of treating a patient who refuses to take HIV testing because of the social stigma attached to the disease. Case of Abena, a 24 year-old girl from the rural area; Abena's clinical history; Being constrained to divulge the patient's medical history.
- ...as tighter research links urged. Lehrman, Sally // Nature;12/15/1994, Vol. 372 Issue 6507, p587
Reports on the recommendation of the San Francisco, California AIDS researchers about the need for collaborative efforts in providing services and policy on HIV. Creation of a joint task force from AIDS service organizations and offices; Cooperation between community-based organizations and the...
- Don't forget it's 'World' AIDS Day. Hamilton, Andrew // Eureka Street;11/24/2014, Vol. 24 Issue 23, p11
The article offers the author's insights regarding the World's AIDS Day. Topics discussed include the public consciousness on AIDS which resulted into the development of more effective antiretroviral medicines, several objectives of Australia during the AIDS Day, which include no additional...
- Point: NGOs & Government Programs Have Improved the Lives of Those Living with HIV & AIDS in Early Twenty-First-Century Africa. Eaton, Sarah Elaine // Canadian Points of View: AIDS in Africa;2016, p2
The article presents an argument in favor of the work carried out by non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and government programs which address HIV and AIDS in Africa. The author argues that these projects have improved the lives of Africans living with HIV and AIDS. Particular focus is given...