Now showing items 1-5 of 5
Barriers to timely antiretroviral therapy initiation among HIV infected children attending TASO clinics at Tororo, Mulago and Jinja
(Makerere University, 2014-02-20)
Background: statistics show an increase in the prevalence and incidence of HIV among children yet these figures do not match with the numbers on treatment. Records showed evidence of delayed ART initiation (initiation ...
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 ...
Factors influencing utilization of paediatric HIV care and treatment services in Njombe Region, Tanzania
(Makerere University, 2014)
Introduction and Background: HIV/AIDS is one of the major cause of child death in Tanzania (UNICEF, 2012). However, utilization of HIV care and treatment services is very low in this setting (NACP, 2013). This study therefore ...
HIV related disabilities, and utilisation of rehabilitation services by people living with HIV receiving care at the Mulago Immune Suppressive Syndrome Clinic, Kampala-Uganda
(Makerere University, 2017)
Background: Globally, the proportion of PLHIV that are actively receiving ART increased from 15 million in 2010 to 17 million in 2015.This led to a reduction in AIDS related deaths implying that PLHIV are now living longer. ...
Health system facilitators and barriers to the implementation of cotrimoxazole preventive therapy recommendations among HIV positive adults in Mityana District, Uganda
(Makerere University, 2012-07)
Introduction: In Sub Saharan Africa, only 36% of those eligible for Anti Retroviral Therapy (ART) receive it. Well implemented Septrin use among HIV positives can reduce morbidity, mortality, the rate of HIV progression ...