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Integration of antiretroviral therapy with tuberculosis treatment.
(Massachusetts Medical Society., 2011-10-20)
Background. We previously reported that integrating antiretroviral therapy (ART) with tuberculosis treatment reduces mortality. However, the timing for the initiation of ART during tuberculosis treatment remains ...
Determinants of optimal adherence over time to antiretroviral therapy amongst HIV positive adults in South Africa : a longitudinal study.
(Springer Verlag., 2011-10)
Highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) requires strict adherence to achieve optimal clinical and survival benefits. A study was done to explore the factors affecting HAART adherence among HIV positive adults ...
HIV prevention in high-risk women in South Africa: condom use and the need for change.
Introduction: Young women are at disproportionate risk of HIV infection in South Africa. Understanding risk behaviors and factors associated with ability to negotiate safe sex and condom use is likely to be key in curbing ...
Recruitment of high risk women for HIV prevention trials: baseline HIV prevalence and sexual behavior in the CAPRISA 004 tenofovir gel trial.
(Biomed Central, 2011-03-07)
Background: Young women in sub-Saharan Africa bear a disproportionate burden of HIV infection compared to men but have limited options to reduce their HIV risk. Microbicides could fill an important HIV prevention gap ...