Infant feeding among HIV-positive mothers and the general population mothers: comparison of two cross-sectional surveys in Eastern Uganda
- Unique Cryptosporidium Population in HIV-Infected Persons, Jamaica. Gatei, Wangeci; Barrett, Donnett; Lindo, John F.; Eldemire-Shearer, Denise; Cama, Vitaliano; Lihua Xiao // Emerging Infectious Diseases;May2008, Vol. 14 Issue 5, p841
A cryptosporidiosis survey showed the presence of Cryptosporidium hominis, C. parvum, C. canis, and C. felis in 25, 7, 1, and 1 HIV-positive persons from Jamaica, respectively; 1 person had both C. hominis and C. felis. Multilocus sequence typing indicated the presence of a homogeneous but...
- Rising mother-to-child HIV transmission in a resource-limited breastfeeding population. Gumbo, Felicity Zvanyadza; Kurewa, Nyaradzai Edith; Kandawasvika, Gwendoline Quintoline; Duri, Kerina; Mapingure BSc MSc, Munyaradzi Paul; Munjoma, Marshal Wesley; Pazvakavambwa, Isidore Evans; Rusakaniko, Simbarashe; Chirenje, Mike Zvavahera; Stray-Pedersen, Babill // Tropical Doctor;Apr2010, Vol. 40 Issue 2, p70
The objective of this study was to determine mother to child HIV transmission rates at different time points in a breastfeeding cohort enrolled in a single dose nevirapine program in Harare, Zimbabwe. Between 2002-2004, 434 HIV-positive mothers and their infants were recruited and followed up...
- Most Infant HIV Infection From Breast Milk Occurs Within Six Weeks of Birth. Hollander, D. // International Family Planning Perspectives;Sep2000, Vol. 26 Issue 3, p141
Relates the results of a study comparing the HIV infection rates in breastfed and formula-fed infants. Infection of breastfed infants within six weeks of age; Higher infection-free survival of formula-fed infants than those given breast milk; Similar mortality rates of breastfed and...
- Early cessation of breastfeeding amongst women in South Africa: an area needing urgent attention to improve child health. Doherty, Tanya; Sanders, David; Jackson, Debra; Swanevelder, Sonja; Lombard, Carl; Zembe, Wanga; Chopra, Mickey; Goga, Ameena; Colvin, Mark; Fadnes, Lars T.; Engebretsen, Ingunn M. S.; Ekstr”m, Eva-Charlotte; Tyllesk„r, Thorkild // BMC Pediatrics;2012, Vol. 12 Issue 1, p105
Background: Breastfeeding is a critical component of interventions to reduce child mortality. Exclusive breastfeeding practice is extremely low in South Africa and there has been no improvement in this over the past ten years largely due to fears of HIV transmission. Early cessation of...
- Consistency in maintaining contact with HIV-related service providers: An analysis of the AIDS... Niemcryk, Steve J.; Bedros, Ani; Marconi, Katherine M.; O'Neil, Joseph F. // Journal of Community Health;Apr98, Vol. 23 Issue 2, p137
Reports that human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) patients were recruited for the AIDS Cost and Service Utilization Survey (ACSUS) from ten United States cities, and administered face to face interviews for an eighteen month period at three month intervals. Objectives of the interviews; Findings...
- A quarter of patients with HIV aren't receiving appropriate treatment. // Modern Medicine;Sep98, Vol. 66 Issue 9, p50
Provides information on the survey on the appropriate treatment received by HIV patients in the United States. Details on the survey conducted by Louis Harris & Associates Inc.; Findings.
- Prevalence of Activity Limitation Among Persons Living with HIV/AIDS in British Columbia. Rusch, Melanie; Nixon, Stephanie; Schilder, Arn; Braitstein, Paula; Chan, Keith; Hogg, Robert S. // Canadian Journal of Public Health;Nov/Dec2004, Vol. 95 Issue 6, p437
Background: As antiretrovirals increase the life expectancy of persons living with HIV, quality of life issues become more important. Little research has examined the types and levels of activity limitations among HIV-positive populations. The objective of this report is to compare the levels of...
- Shenzhen Shows136% Increase AIDS Population for 2004. // Chinascope;Jan2005, p53
Reports on the increase in the population of AIDS carriers in Shenzhen City, China from January to September 2004. Average age of AIDS carriers in the city; Percentage of new carriers from the city.
- Stigmatized: Global survey shows HIV pts still fear it. // AIDS Alert;Sep2008, Vol. 23 Issue 9, p104
The article reports on the AIDS Treatment for Life International Survey (ATLIS) results from 3,000 HIV-positive patients around 18 countries, which reveal people's fear of the societal stigma that surrounds the HIV disease.