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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 ...
Comparison of routine versus selective screening strategies for depression among PLHIV attending Princess Diana Memorial Health Centre iv Soroti.
(Makerere University, 2018-11)
Abstract Introduction: Depression is not usually screened for among PLHIV in Uganda in spite of the fact that depression is more common among PLHIV than in the general population. The study’s aim was to determine whether ...
TIME TO VIROLOGIC FAILURE, AND SECOND LINE ART INITIATION AMONG HIV INFECTED PREGNANT AND POSTPARTUM WOMEN RECEIVING OPTION B PLUS PROPHYLAXIS STRATEGY, KAMPALA, UGANDA
(Makerere University, 2019-02-15)
Background With the continued scale up of the World Health Organization(WHO) option B+ strategy in most of the Sub Saharan African (SAA) countries; there has been notable reduction in HIV related morbidity and mortality ...
PREVALENCE AND FACTORS ASSOCIATED WITH SUBSTANCE USE AMONG ADULT PLWHA ATTENDING HIV CLINIC IN TORORO HOSPITAL, EASTERN UGANDA
(Makerere University, 2018-09-07)
Abstract Background Substance use is known to have detrimental effects on health of individuals and families. SubSaharan African is a home to nearly 70% of Global HIV Infection and increasing substance use in this region ...
Prevalence and factors associated with Insomnia sleep disorder among HIV positive adults attending Entebbe Hospital HIV outpatient clinic
Introduction: The global burden of insomnia is high in the general population but much higher in those affected by HIV. Untreated insomnia is prognostic of HIV outcomes and increases the risk for psychological comorbidity ...
Adherence among Female Sex Workers taking oral HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis in Kampala, Uganda
(Makerere University, 2019-06-17)
Title: Adherence among female sex workers taking oral HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis in Kampala, Uganda. Background: Globally, Sub-Saharan Africa remains most severely affected with highest HIV prevalence rates. Oral ...