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 2, 2015

Research articles

The impact of the global economic crisis on HIV and AIDS programmes directed at women and children in Zambia
Author(s): John SerieuxDepartment of Economics,, Mwansa NjelesaniSexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) at UNESCO, South Africa, Abson ChompololaDepartment of Economics, Zambia, Ardeshir SepehriDepartment of Economics,, Harminder GulianiUniversity of Regina, Canada
Pages: 95–106
HIV health literacy, sexual behaviour and self-reports of having tested for HIV among students
Author(s): Saloshni NaidooDiscipline of Public Health Medicine, School of Nursing and Public Health, University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, Myra TaylorDiscipline of Public Health Medicine, School of Nursing and Public Health, University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Pages: 107–115
On the road again: concurrency and condom use among Uganda truck drivers
Author(s): Elizabeth C CostenbaderFHI 360 Headquarters,, Kathryn LancasterFHI 360 Headquarters,, Leonard BufumboFHI 360 Uganda Country Office, Uganda, Angela AkolFHI 360 Uganda Country Office, Uganda, Greg GuestFHI 360 Headquarters,
Pages: 117–125
Factors associated with mothers’ decisions on male neonatal circumcision in Swaziland
Author(s): Phillip MapuretiHlathikulu Hospital, Swaziland, Lumbwe CholaDepartment of Community Health Stellenbosch, South Africa, Donald SkinnerDepartment of Community Health, South Africa
Pages: 127–135
Attracting female sex workers to HIV testing and counselling in Ethiopia: a qualitative study with sex workers in Addis Ababa
Author(s): Wole AmeyanLiverpool School of Tropical Medicine, UK, Caroline JefferyLiverpool School of Tropical Medicine, UK, Kassahun NegashAmref Health Africa, Ethiopia, Etsegenet BirukAmref Health Africa, Ethiopia, Miriam TaegtmeyerLiverpool School of Tropical Medicine, UK
Pages: 137–144
“Managing identities” and parental disclosure of HIV sero-status in Zimbabwe
Author(s): Nelson MuparamotoSociology Department, Zimbabwe, Manase Kudzai ChiwesheCentre for Development Studies, Zimbabwe
Pages: 145–152
Sexual HIV risk among substance-using female commercial sex workers in Durban, South Africa
Author(s): Tara CarneyAlcohol and Drug Abuse Research Unit, South Africa, Petal M Petersen WilliamsAlcohol and Drug Abuse Research Unit, South Africa, Andreas PlüddemannAlcohol and Drug Abuse Research Unit, South Africa, Charles DH ParryAlcohol and Drug Abuse Research Unit, South Africa
Pages: 153–158
Gender perspectives in care provision and care receipt among older people infected and affected by HIV in Uganda
Author(s): Joseph O MugishaMedical Research Council/Uganda Virus Research Institute (MRC/UVRI), Uganda Research Unit on AIDS,, E SchatzDepartment of Health Sciences, USA, J SeeleyMedical Research Council/Uganda Virus Research Institute (MRC/UVRI), Uganda Research Unit on AIDS,, P KowalWorld Health Organization Study on Global AGEing and Adult Health, Switzerland
Pages: 159–167
The emotional wellbeing of lay HIV counselling and testing counsellors
Author(s): Maretha VisserDepartment of Psychology, South Africa, Princess MabotaDepartment of Psychology, South Africa
Pages: 169–177
The epistemology of AIDS in South Africa: lessons from three scenario projects
Author(s): Charl SwartSchool of Public Health, South Africa, Pieter FourieDepartment of Political Science, South Africa
Pages: 179–187

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Erratum
Pages: 189–189

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