African Journal of AIDS Research

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

Impact Factor: 0.790 (2014)
5-year Impact Factor: 0.897
(2014)

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 14, Issue 1, 2015

Research Articles

Changeover-time in psychosocial wellbeing of people living with HIV and people living close to them after an HIV stigma reduction and wellness enhancement community intervention
Author(s): H Christa ChidrawiAfrica Unit for Transdisciplinary Health Research (AUTHeR), South Africa, Minrie GreeffAfrica Unit for Transdisciplinary Health Research (AUTHeR), South Africa, Q. Michael TemaneAfrica Unit for Transdisciplinary Health Research (AUTHeR), South Africa, Suria EllisStatistical Consultation Services, South Africa
Pages: 1–12
Reducing the overall HIV-burden in South Africa: is ‘reviving ABC’ an appropriate fit for a complex, adaptive epidemiological HIV landscape?
Author(s): Christopher J BurmanThe Rural Development and Innovation Hub, South Africa, Marota AphaneThe Rural Development and Innovation Hub, South Africa, Peter DelobelleSchool of Public Health, South Africa
Pages: 13–28
Attitudes of women and men living with HIV and their healthcare providers towards pregnancy and abortion by HIV-positive women in Nigeria and Zambia
Author(s): Ann M MooreThe Guttmacher Institute, USA, Akinrinola BankoleThe Guttmacher Institute, USA, Olutoin AwoludeDepartment of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, College of Medicine, Nigeria, Suzette AudamThe Guttmacher Institute, USA, Adesina OladokunDepartment of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, College of Medicine, Nigeria, Isaac AdewoleDepartment of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, College of Medicine, Nigeria
Pages: 29–42
Experiences of work among people with disabilities who are HIV-positive in Zambia
Author(s): Janet NjelesaniDepartment of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy, Canada, Stephanie NixonDepartment of Physical Therapy, Canada, Deb CameronDepartment of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy, Canada, Janet ParsonsDepartment of Physical Therapy, Canada, Anitha MenonDepartment of Psychology, Zambia
Pages: 51–56
Gender and HIV infection in the context of alcoholism in Kenya
Author(s): Nancy MuturiAQ Miller School of Journalism and Mass Communications, USA
Pages: 57–65
HIV-related stigma: implications for symptoms of anxiety and depression among Malawian women
Author(s): Charles KamenBehavioral Medicine Unit, USA, Jill ArganbrightCenter for AIDS Intervention Research, USA, Eliza KienitzPGSP-Stanford PsyD Consortium, USA, Melissa WellerPGSP-Stanford PsyD Consortium, USA, Anna KhaylisBritish Columbia Operational Stress Injury Clinic, Canada, Tammy ShenkmanPGSP-Stanford PsyD Consortium, USA, Sarah SmithCenter for AIDS Intervention Research, USA, Cheryl KoopmanDepartment of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, USA, Cheryl Gore-FeltonDepartment of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, USA
Pages: 67–73
Re-imagining decision making: addressing a discrete social driver of HIV/AIDS through the lens of complexity science
Author(s): Christopher J BurmanThe Development Facilitation and Training Institute (DevFTI), South Africa, Linda MoerschellState University of New York at Potsdam, USA, Robert MamaboloThe Development Facilitation and Training Institute (DevFTI), South Africa, Marota AphaneThe Development Facilitation and Training Institute (DevFTI), South Africa, Peter DelobelleSchool of Public Health, South Africa
Pages: 75–84
‘Deadly gonorrhoea’: history, collective memory and early HIV epidemiology in East Central Africa
Author(s): Jan KuhanenDepartment of Geographical and Historical Studies, Finland
Pages: 85–94

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