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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. ...
The need for multipurpose prevention technologies in sub-Saharan Africa.
(Wiley Online Library., 2014)
Abstract available in pdf.
High rates of tuberculosis in patients accessing HAART in rural South Africa.
(Lippincott Williams & Wilkins., 2014)
Background: The challenge of early tuberculosis (TB) infection among rural patients accessing highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) in a resource-limited setting with high HIV and TB burden has not been fully ...
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 ...
Disclosure of microbicide gel use to sexual partners: influence on adherence in the CAPRISA 004 trial.
Abstract available in pdf.
High burden of human papillomavirus (HPV) infection among young women in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.
(Public Library of Science., 2016)
Abstract available in PDF file.
HIV incidence in young girls in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa - public health imperative for their inclusion in HIV biomedical intervention trials.
(Springer U.S., 2012)
Young women are particularly vulnerable for acquiring HIV yet they are often excluded from clinical trials testing new biomedical intervention. We assessed the HIV incidence and feasibility of enrolling a cohort of young ...
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., 2006)
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, ...
HIV prevalence among high school learners - opportunities for schools-based HIV testing programmes and sexual reproductive health services.
(BioMed Central., 2011)
Background: Young girls in sub Saharan Africa are reported to have higher rates of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection compared to boys in the same age group. Knowledge of HIV status amongst high schools learners ...
Stabilizing HIV prevalence masks high HIV incidence rates amongst rural and urban women in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.
(Oxford University Press for the International Epidemiological Association., 2010)
Objective: To determine the HIV incidence rate among rural and urban women in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. Methods: We conducted a prospective cohort study from March 2004 to May 2007. Volunteers were recruited from a ...