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Evaluation of patients' response to treatment with highly active antiretroviral therapy at the Infectious Diseases Institute, Kampala.
BACKGROUND: In Africa, a consideration number of clients get diagnosed with HIV for the first time after a WHO stage 4 illness. Evidence in the developed world shows that individuals who initiate ART with advanced HIV/AIDS ...
Condom use and associated factors among HIV positive ART naive and ART experienced patients attending HIV chronic care clinics in Entebbe Municipality.
BACKGROUND: About thirty three million people are infected with HIV/AIDS worldwide. The main mode of transmission of HIV is by heterosexual transmission. Studies have demonstrated that the male condom can substantially ...
The prevalence and factors associated with non-adherence to combination antiretroviral therapy among children receiving treatment as three TASO Centres.
BACKGROUND: In 2005, TASO started implementing a paediatric combination antiretroviral therapy (ART) program at the 11 centres of Entebbe, Gulu, Jinja, Masaka, Masindi, Mbale, Mbarara, Mulago, Rukungiri, Soroti and Tororo. ...
Factors affecting utilization of natal services by HIV pregnant women in Jnja District, Uganda.
BACKGROUND: The Uganda MoH policy on PMTCT requires all HIV positive pregnant women to deliver in higher facilities to access nevirapine and modified obstetrical care in order to reduce MTCT. However, only 34% of the HIV ...
Factors affecting adherence to cotrimoxazole prophylaxis among HIV/AIDS patients in Rukungiri District, Uganda.
INTRODUCTION: Globally, 33 million people are estimated to be living with HIV of which 22 million are in sub Saharan Africa. In Rukungiri district, 20115 people were estimated to be living with HIV/AIDS. With adherence ...