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Prevalence and factors associated with under nutrition among HIV exposed children 6 to 24 months attending antiretroviral therapy clinics in Kampala.
Introduction Under nutrition is the leading underlying factor of child mortality and morbidity in Sub-Saharan Africa. There is a critical window of opportunity for improving child nutrition; from pregnancy through the ...
Willingness to use pre-exposure prophylaxis: risk perception among HIV uninfected individuals in serodiscordant relationships with clients attending the Infectious Diseases Institute in Kampala
Background: Scaling up efficacious evidence based HIV prevention strategies is imperative to realizing the UNAIDS commitment to ensure access to combination prevention methods to at least 90% of people by 2020. Pre-exposure ...
Factors associated with adherence to Anti-Retroviral Therapy (ART) among HIV positive adolescents and young persons in Mbale Regional Referral Hospital.
(Makerere University, 2018-11-30)
ABSTRACT Introduction: HIV epidemic is one of the biggest public health issues the world has ever seen in recent history. In the last three decades, HIV has spread rapidly and affected all sectors of society: young people ...
Factors affecting antiretroviral therapy initiation among tuberculosis and human immunodeficiency virus co-infected patients at health facilities in Masaka district.
Background: Evidence shows that infection with Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) increases the risk of tuberculosis (TB) infection following exposure to TB germs and HIV also promotes progression of TB infection to ...