Articles by Keyword: Developing Countries

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  1. A Review of Mood and Anxiety Disturbances in Alzheimer's Disease: Implications for Treatment Outcomes

    A Review of Mood and Anxiety Disturbances in Alzheimer's Disease: Implications for Treatment Outcomes

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    Alzheimer's disease was identified almost 100 years ago and cognitive morbidity (deterioration in memory, attention, language, and executive functioning) was regarded as a sufficient index for the description and diagnosis of this disease. Within the cognitive discourse, the importance of...
  2. The quality of HIV/AIDS case-detection and case-reporting systems in Mozambique

    The quality of HIV/AIDS case-detection and case-reporting systems in Mozambique

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    Despite the underlying importance of surveillance systems for the management of HIV/AIDS prevention and control programmes, there has been limited analysis of the quality of HIV/AIDS case-detection and case-reporting systems, beginning with peripheral facilities through to those at national levels...
  3. Understanding fatalism in HIV/AIDS protection: the individual in dialogue with contextual factors

    Understanding fatalism in HIV/AIDS protection: the individual in dialogue with contextual factors

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    Many people remain at risk of becoming HIV-infected despite large-scale prevention efforts. An exploratory study was conducted to investigate the determinants of a fatalistic attitude towards protecting the self from HIV/AIDS. The study utilised the Human Sciences Research Council's national,...
  4. Perceptions of HIV/AIDS leaders about faith-based organisations’ influence on HIV/AIDS stigma in South Africa

    Perceptions of HIV/AIDS leaders about faith-based organisations’ influence on HIV/AIDS stigma in South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    The extent of the HIV pandemic—particularly in the hardest-hit countries, including South Africa—has prompted a call for greater engagement of all groups, including faith-based organisations (FBOs). Although FBOs are known to play a substantial role in providing care and support...
  5. Evaluating adverse drug reactions among HAART patients in a resource-constrained province of South Africa

    Evaluating adverse drug reactions among HAART patients in a resource-constrained province of South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    The high prevalence of HIV in KwaZulu-Natal Province, South Africa, has greatly increased the demand for antiretroviral therapy (ART), resulting in an exponential increase in the number of patients initiated on highly active antiretroviral treatment (HAART). However, little information about...
  6. Challenges and coping strategies of orphaned children in Tanzania who are not adequately cared for by adults

    Challenges and coping strategies of orphaned children in Tanzania who are not adequately cared for by adults

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    Orphaned children in poor rural communities sometimes have no adult who is able to care for them or else the adult caregiver is not able to provide adequate care. Tanzania remains one of the poorest countries in the world, and...
  7. HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis trials: socio-economic and ethical perspectives for sub-Saharan Africa

    HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis trials: socio-economic and ethical perspectives for sub-Saharan Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    The advent of HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) as a HIV-prevention strategy has received optimistic support among HIV researchers. However, discourse on PrEP trials has tended to be dominated by the disputes arising between some activist groups and researchers about the...
  8. Women's health, HIV/AIDS and the workplace in South Africa

    Women's health, HIV/AIDS and the workplace in South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    This work explores the connections between gender inequality, HIV/AIDS and women's health in the world of work in South Africa. These connections are located within a context of significant reversals in development, specifically declining life expectancy and premature mortality for...
  9. Conceptions of mental health among Ugandan youth orphaned by AIDS

    Conceptions of mental health among Ugandan youth orphaned by AIDS

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    The AIDS epidemic has disproportionately affected developing or low-income sub-Saharan African countries. Within the context of the epidemic, children and youth are at risk of losing their parents at an early age. The experience of orphanhood due to AIDS has...
  10. Home-based care for people living with AIDS in Zimbabwe: voluntary caregivers' motivations and concerns

    Home-based care for people living with AIDS in Zimbabwe: voluntary caregivers' motivations and concerns

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    Similar to the healthcare systems of other resource-constrained countries with a high prevalence of HIV and AIDS, Zimbabwe's healthcare system encourages communities and non-governmental organisations (NGOs) to support the public healthcare sector by initiating home-based care activities and training volunteers...