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Knowledge and acceptability of HAART among TB patients in Durban, South Africa.
(Taylor & Francis., 2005)
From October 2002 to February 2003, we conducted semi-structured interviews on knowledge of HIV, antiretroviral treatment, and willingness to participate in voluntary counselling and testing and HAART with 54 consenting ...
High AIDS-related mortality among young women in rural KwaZulu-Natal.
(South African Medical Association., 2007)
Objective. To establish mortality rates and cause of death in a rural community in KwaZulu-Natal. This study was conducted as part of a demographic and health survey to assess the impact of HIV infection in this community. ...
Increasing burden of pulmonary tuberculosis in young women.
(South African Medical Association / Health & Medical Publications Group., 2006-06)
No abstract available.
Preliminary outcomes of a paediatric highly active antiretroviral therapy cohort from KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.
(BioMed Central., 2007-03-17)
Background. Few studies address the use of paediatric highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) in Africa. Methods. We performed a retrospective cohort study to investigate preliminary outcomes of all children eligible ...
Utilizing nucleic acid amplification to identify acute HIV infection.
(Lippincott Williams & Wilkins., 2007-03-12)
No abstract available.
High prevalence of abnormal Pap smears among young women co-infected with HIV in rural South Africa – implications for cervical cancer screening policies in high HIV prevalence populations.
(South African Medical Association / Health & Medical Publications Group., 2007)
Objective. To establish the relationship between HIV infection and cervical dysplasia in young women in rural South Africa. Methods. This cross-sectional study was conducted at a primary health care clinic in Vulindlela, ...
TB treatment outcomes following directly-observed treatment at an urban outpatient specialist TB facility in South Africa.
The treatment of 450 consecutive new patients with pulmonary TB was evaluated to determine outcome following directly-observed treatment. In all,176 (39.1%) patients were cured, 23 (5.1%) completed treatment, 80 (17.8%) ...
Opportunities for treating sexually transmitted infections and reducing HIV risk in rural South Africa.
Title. Opportunities for treating sexually transmitted infections and reducing HIV risk in rural South Africa Aim. This paper is a report of a study to determine the aetiological distribution of sexually transmitted ...
HIV-prevention science at a crossroads: advances in reducing sexual risk.
(Lippincott Williams & Wilkins., 2009-07)
Purpose of review—We review the current state of evidence-based prevention strategies for reducing sexual transmission of HIV. The combined programmatic and scientific efforts through 2008 to reduce sexual transmission of ...
Utility of Tuberculosis directly observed therapy programs as sites for access to and provision of antiretroviral therapy in resource-limited countries.
(The Infectious Diseases Society of America., 2004-06-01)
The overwhelming share of the global human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection and disease burden is borne by resource-limited countries. The explosive spread of HIV infection and growing burden of disease in these ...