Determinants for HIV testing and counselling in Nairobi urban informal settlements
- Profile of Attendees for Voluntary Counselling and Testing in the VCTC, Tirupati, Chittoor District, Andhra Pradesh. Swarnlatha, N. // Indian Journal of Public Health Research & Development;Apr-Jun2013, Vol. 4 Issue 2, p258
Background: The growing menace created by the HIV/AIDS has alarmed not only the public health officials but also the general community. The Voluntary Counseling and Testing centre remodeled as Integrated Counseling and testing Centres are reversing the epidemic. Objectives: To identify the...
- A community-based oral health promotion model for HIV patients in Nairobi, East District in Kenya: a study protocol. Koyio, Lucina N.; van der Sanden, Wil J. M.; van der Ven, Andre; Mulder, Jan; Creugers, Nico H. J.; Merkx, Matthias A. W.; Frencken, Jo E. // Journal of Public Health Research;2013, Vol. 2 Issue 1, p22
Background: General HIV-related orofacial lesions, most commonly oropharyngeal candidiasis, have a typical clinical appearance and can be recognised by members of the community. Although affected patients often experience pain leading to compromised eating and swallowing, barriers such as social...
- Incorporating Couples-Based Approaches into HIV Prevention for Gay and Bisexual Men: Opportunities and Challenges. Purcell, David; Mizuno, Yuko; Smith, Dawn; Grabbe, Kristina; Courtenay-Quirk, Cari; Tomlinson, Hank; Mermin, Jonathan // Archives of Sexual Behavior;Jan2014, Vol. 43 Issue 1, p35
Thirty years after the beginning of the HIV epidemic, gay, bisexual, and other men who have sex with men (collectively called MSM) bear a disproportionate burden of HIV in the United States and continue to acquire a distressingly high number and proportion of new infections. Historically, HIV...
- Journal abstracts. // Social Security Bulletin;1997, Vol. 60 Issue 1, p65
Presents an abstract of the article `Marital Status and Long-Term Illness in Great Britain,' by Mike Murphy, Karen Glaser, and Emily Grundy from the February 1997 issue of the `Journal of Marriage and the Family.'
- Erratum to: Gender differences in health-related quality-of-life are partly explained by sociodemographic and socioeconomic variation between adult men and women in the US: evidence from four US nationally representative data sets. Cherepanov, Dasha; Palta, Mari; Fryback, Dennis; Robert, Stephanie // Quality of Life Research;Oct2010, Vol. 19 Issue 8, p1125
A correction to the article "Gender differences in health-related quality-of-life are partly explained by sociodemographic and socioeconomic variation between adult men and women in the US: evidence from four U.S. nationally representative data sets" that was published online on August 13, 2010...
- HIV-1 group N circulating outside of Cameroon. // Infectious Disease News;Jan2012, Vol. 25 Issue 1, p8
The article reports on a research published by "The Lancet" about the identification of HIV-1 group N infection in a male French resident who visited Togo.
- Poor, southern counties have high rates of HIV. // Contemporary Sexuality;Aug2011, Vol. 45 Issue 8, p8
The article looks at research conducted by the Emory University Rollins School of Public Health which found that the highest rates of HIV infection are in countries with the highest rates of poverty in the southern hemisphere.
- Microbicide Research Will Prevail Despite Most Recent Setback, Experts Say. // AIDS Alert;Jul2007, Vol. 22 Issue 7, Special section p1
The article focuses on the impact of the cancellation of a phase III clinical trial studying cellulose sulfate to block HIV infection on microbicide research in the U.S.
- Risk of HIV infection from blood transfusion in Montreal. Remis, Robert S.; Delage, Gilles // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;08/15/97, Vol. 157 Issue 4, p375
Presents results of a study which sought to determine the incidence of HIV infection among repeat blood donors and to estimate the risk of HIV transmission from blood transfusion in Montreal and all of Canada. Methods; Results; Discussion; Conclusion.