Gender-related power differences, beliefs and reactions towards people living with HIV/AIDS: an urban study in Nigeria
- Gender difference in progression to AIDS and death form HIV seroconversion in a cohort of injecting dug users form 1986 to 2001. De la Hera, Manuela García; Ferreros, Inmaculada; Del Amo, Julia; De Olalla, Patricia García; Hoyos, Santiago Pérez; Muga, Roberto; Del Romero, Jorge; Guerrero, Rafael; Hernández-Aguado, Ildefonso // Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health;Nov2004, Vol. 58 Issue 11, p944
Background: Although the consensus is that gender does not influence HIV progression, its relevance may depend on the setting. Aim: To study gender differences in HIV progression to AIDS and death from 1986 to 2001 in a cohort of injecting drug user (IDU) seroconverters in Spain. Methods: Risk...
- Gender Differences in the Risk of HIV Infection among Persons Reporting Abstinence, Monogamy, and Multiple Sexual Partners in Northern Tanzania. Landman, Keren Z.; Ostermann, Jan; Crump, John A.; Mgonja, Anna; Mayhood, Meghan K.; Itemba, Dafrosa K.; Tribble, Alison C.; Ndosi, Evaline M.; Chu, Helen Y.; Shao, John F.; Bartlett, John A.; Thielman, Nathan M. // PLoS ONE;2008, Vol. 3 Issue 8, p1
Background: Monogamy, together with abstinence, partner reduction, and condom use, is widely advocated as a key behavioral strategy to prevent HIV infection in sub-Saharan Africa. We examined the association between the number of sexual partners and the risk of HIV seropositivity among men and...
- Rate of progression of disease in patients with HIV infection. // American Family Physician;3/1/1995, Vol. 51 Issue 4, p944
Highlights the study conducted by Lepri et al, published in the December 10, 1994 issue of the `British Medical Journal.' Differences between men and women in the natural progression of HIV infection; Seroconversion stage of HIV infection.
- HIV disease mortality rates are higher in women. Begany, Timothy // RN;Jun95, Vol. 58 Issue 6, p13
Reports that the chances of dying from HIV infections are higher in women than in men. Comparison of disease progression and mortality risk; What the gender difference reflects.
- Gender Differences in Clinical Presentation and Outcomes of Epidemic Kaposi Sarcoma in Uganda. Phipps, Warren; Ssewankambo, Fred; Huong Nguyen; Saracino, Misty; Wald, Anna; Corey, Lawrence; Orem, Jackson; Kambugu, Andrew; Casper, Corey // PLoS ONE;2010, Vol. 5 Issue 11, p1
Introduction: The incidence of Kaposi sarcoma (KS) has increased dramatically among women in sub-Saharan Africa since the onset of the HIV pandemic, but data on KS disease in women are limited. To identify gender-related differences in KS presentation and outcomes, we evaluated the clinical...
- Gender Disparities in HIV Health Care Utilization among the Severely Disadvantaged: Can We Determine the Reasons? Sohler, Nancy L.; Xuan Li; Cunningham, Chinazo O. // AIDS Patient Care & STDs;Sep2009, Vol. 23 Issue 9, p775
Data repeatedly demonstrate that HIV-infected people who regularly utilize primary health care services are more likely to have access to lifesaving treatments (including antiretroviral medications); have better indicators of health status; survive longer; and use acute care services far less....
- AIDS and girls. Gupta, Geeta Rao // Christian Science Monitor;7/2/98, Vol. 90 Issue 152, p12
Reports that statistics show a high incidence of women who are infected with HIV. The findings that women in many cultures are less able to protect themselves from HIV than men, due to lack of control over sexual intercourse and lack of knowledge of sex; The need to increase women's autonomy...
- Literature News. // Contemporary OB/GYN;Jun2001, Vol. 46 Issue 6, p109
Presents several issues dealing with the treatment of HIV in teenagers. Gender differences in treatment of HIV; Cervical ectopy and HIV in adolescent girls.
- Local Power Relations and Household Gender Dynamics: Assessing Rwanda's Claim to Universal HIV/AIDS Treatment in Context. Thomson, Susan // Canadian Journal of African Studies (Canadian Journal of African;2010, Vol. 44 Issue 3, p552
In this article, I argue that the political commitment of senior politicians to fight HIV/AIDS needs to be understood contextually by both analysts and practitioners. By this, I mean that progressive policy must be analysed with an appreciation of local power dynamics and household gender...