African Journal of AIDS Research

ISSN: 1608-5906 (Print)
            1727-9445 (Online)
Publication frequency: 4 issues per year

Impact Factor: 0.608 (2013)
5-year Impact Factor: 0.671
(2013)

Accredited with the DHET (SAPSE)

NOW indexed on PUBMED/MEDLINE

Co-published with RoutledgePublication of AJAR is supported by HEARDClick here for Open Access options on this journal

Aims & Scope

African Journal of AIDS Research (AJAR) is a peer-reviewed research journal publishing papers that make an original contribution to the understanding of social dimensions of HIV/AIDS in African contexts. AJAR includes articles from, amongst others, the disciplines of sociology, demography, epidemiology, social geography, economics, psychology, anthropology, philosophy, health communication, media, cultural studies, public health, education, nursing science and social work. Papers relating to impact, care, prevention and social planning, as well as articles covering social theory and the history and politics of HIV/AIDS, will be considered for publication.

Editors

Editor-in-Chief

Alan Whiteside, D Econ: Executive Director of Health Economics and HIV/AIDS Research Division (HEARD), University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban, South Africa
e-mail:  ajar.editor@nisc.co.za

Associate Editors

Gavin George, PhD: Senior Researcher, Health Economics and HIV/AIDS Research Division (HEARD), University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban, South Africa
Kaymarlin Govender, PhD: Research Director, Health Economics and HIV/AIDS Research Division (HEARD), University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban, South Africa
Tim KC Quinlan, PhD: Research Associate, Health Economics and HIV/AIDS Research Division (HEARD), University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban, South Africa

Manuscript Submission

All manuscripts presented in accordance with instructions to authors should be submitted online at the African Journal of AIDS Research ScholarOne Manuscripts site (http://mc.manuscriptcentral.com/raar).

Editorial Board

Peter Aggleton, PhD: Professor of Education and Health, Centre for Social Research in Health, University of New South Wales, Australia
Sohail Agha, PhD: Research Associate Professor, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, USA
Augustine Ankomah, PhD: Senior Technical Advisor, Population Services International, The Society for Family Health, Abuja, Nigeria
John Bennett, MD: Formerly Professor of Community Health, Makere University (Uganda), University of Dar es Salaam (Tanzania) and University of Nairobi (Kenya)
Catherine Campbell, PhD: Professor in Social Psychology, London School of Economics, UK
Mary Crewe, MA: Director, Centre for the Study of AIDS, University of Pretoria, South Africa
Marguerite Daniel, PhD: Guest Researcher, Research Centre for Health Promotion, University of Bergen, Norway
Kim Dickson, MSc, MBChB, DFFP: Medical Officer, HTM/HIV Prevention in the Health Sector, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
Rachel Jewkes, MBBS, MD: Director, Gender and Health Research Unit, Medical Research Council, Pretoria, South Africa; Honorary Professor, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa; Honorary Senior Lecturer, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK
Sam Kalibala, MD: Regional Representative of the International AIDS Vaccine Initiative in East and Southern Africa (IAVI), Nairobi, Kenya
Mubiana Macwan'gi, PhD: Research Fellow, Institute of Social and Economic Research, University of Zambia, Lusaka
Charles Nzioka, PhD: Associate Professor, Department of Sociology, University of Nairobi, Kenya; Programme Specialist in charge of Research on HIV/AIDS and Education, UNESCO International Institute for Educational Planning (IIEP), Paris, France
Linda Richter, PhD: Executive Director of Child, Youth, Family and Social Development Research Programme, Human Sciences Research Council, Durban, South Africa
David Serwadda, MBChB, MMedSc, MSc, MPH: Associate Professor of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Makerere University Institute of Public Health, Kampala, Uganda
Brian Williams, PhD: Epidemiologist, World Health Organisation, Geneva, Switzerland
David Wilson, PhD: Senior Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist, World Bank, Washington DC, USA

Publishing Manager

Contact regarding all aspects relating to the production of the journal, including scheduling and copyright issues:

Mike Schramm
NISC (Pty) Ltd
4 Speke Street
PO Box 377
Grahamstown 6140
South Africa

Tel: +27 (0)46 622 9698
Fax: +27 (0)46 622 9550
e-mail: publishing@nisc.co.za

Latest Issue

Volume 13, Issue 4, 2014

Research articles

Effects of an exercise programme with people living with HIV: research in a disadvantaged setting
Author(s): Clemens LeyUniversität Wien, Institut für Sportwissenschaft, Austria, Lloyd LeachUniversity of the Western Cape, Department of Sport, Recreation and Exercise Science, South Africa, María Rato BarrioPalacky University Olomouc, Department of Development Studies, Czech Republic, Susan BassettUniversity of the Western Cape, Department of Sport, Recreation and Exercise Science, South Africa
Pages: 313–319
The influence of biological factors on students’ sexual behaviour at the University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Author(s): Given MutintaHealth Economics and HIV/AIDS Research Division (HEARD), South Africa, Kaymarlin GovenderHealth Economics and HIV/AIDS Research Division (HEARD), South Africa, Gavin GeorgeHealth Economics and HIV/AIDS Research Division (HEARD), South Africa, Jeff GowHealth Economics and HIV/AIDS Research Division (HEARD), South Africa
Pages: 321–329
Mobile health for early retention in HIV care: a qualitative study in Kenya (WelTel Retain)
Author(s): Kirsten SmillieBritish Columbia Centre for Disease Control, Canada, Natasha Van BorekFaculty of Health Sciences, School of Nursing,, Mia L van der KopDepartment of Medicine, Canada, Abigael LukhwaroAMREF Health Africa, Kenya, Neville LiBritish Columbia Centre for Disease Control, Canada, Sarah KaranjaAMREF Health Africa, Kenya, Anik R PatelDepartment of Medicine, Canada, David OjakaaDépartement de Démographie, Canada, Richard T LesterDepartment of Medicine, Canada
Pages: 331–338
HIV in Harare: The role and relevance of social stigma
Author(s): Stephen O'BrienSchool of Humanities and Social Science, Australia, Alex BroomSchool of Social Science, Australia
Pages: 339–349
Racing risk, gendering responsibility: a qualitative study of how South African students talk about sexual risk and responsibility
Author(s): Mary van der RietPsychology, School of Applied Human Sciences, South Africa, Tamaryn Jane NicholsonPsychology, School of Applied Human Sciences, South Africa
Pages: 361–369
Communication characteristics of young children with HIV in South Africa as reported by some physicians
Author(s): Michelle HattamCon Amore School, South Africa, Brenda LouwDepartment of Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology, United States, Salome GeertsemaCommunication Pathology, South Africa
Pages: 371–382
Practice of sumo kodhi among the Luo and implications for HIV transmission in western Kenya
Author(s): Charles Omondi Olang'oSociology And Anthropology, Kenya, Erick NyambedhaSociology And Anthropology, Kenya, Jens AagaardSteno Health Promotion Center, Denmark
Pages: 383–391
Willingness to participate in future HIV prevention trials in Beira, Mozambique
Author(s): Ivete MequeUniversidade Católica de Moçambique/Catholic University of Mozambique (UCM), Centro de Investigação de Doenças Infecciosas/Research Center for Infectious Diseases (CIDI), Mozambique, Karine DubéFHI 360, USA, Lotte BierhuizenAmsterdam Institute of Global Health and Development (AIGHD), The Netherlands, Arlinda ZangoUniversidade Católica de Moçambique/Catholic University of Mozambique (UCM), Centro de Investigação de Doenças Infecciosas/Research Center for Infectious Diseases (CIDI), Mozambique, Nienke VeldhuijzenAmsterdam Institute of Global Health and Development (AIGHD), The Netherlands, Fidelina CumbeUniversidade Católica de Moçambique/Catholic University of Mozambique (UCM), Centro de Investigação de Doenças Infecciosas/Research Center for Infectious Diseases (CIDI), Mozambique, Paul J FeldblumFHI 360, USA, Janneke van de WijgertAmsterdam Institute of Global Health and Development (AIGHD), The Netherlands
Pages: 393–398

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