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  1. A Prospective Model for HIV and AIDS Prevention in an African Setting

    A Prospective Model for HIV and AIDS Prevention in an African Setting

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The study conceptualizes locus of control as a behavioural mechanism for HIV and AIDS prevention. The locus of control variables that could build the model are: social systems control, self-control, fatalism, achievement-oriented behaviour, willingness to delay gratification, personal values and...
  2. Age at sexual debut in South Africa

    Age at sexual debut in South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    It is important to understand the age at which sexual relations start in designing HIV prevention strategies. Most studies on age of sexual activity of young people provide estimated percentages of those that are sexually active in specific age groups,...
  3. Gendered socioeconomic conditions and HIV risk behaviours among young people in South Africa

    Gendered socioeconomic conditions and HIV risk behaviours among young people in South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    Recent evidence suggests that the burden of new HIV infections in sub-Saharan Africa is concentrated among young people, especially females. Even in a country such as South Africa where knowledge among young people of how to protect oneself from infection...
  4. The impact of reduced drug prices on the cost-effectiveness of HAART in South Africa

    The impact of reduced drug prices on the cost-effectiveness of HAART in South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    South Africa has started 'rolling out' highly active anti-retroviral therapy (HAART) through the public health sector, but implementation has been slow. Studies have shown that in Africa AIDS prevention may be more cost-effective than providing HAART; such published results provide...
  5. Vaccine preparedness: lessons from Lyantonde, Uganda

    Vaccine preparedness: lessons from Lyantonde, Uganda

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    To explore how to better educate rural Africans about preventive HIV/AIDS vaccine trials, 15 semi-structured, open-ended interviews were conducted with villagers in Lyantonde, Rakai District, Uganda. This study reports on the findings by focusing on the attitudes, knowledge and questions...
  6. The influence of peers and other significant persons on sexuality and condom-use among young adults in northern Tanzania

    The influence of peers and other significant persons on sexuality and condom-use among young adults in northern Tanzania

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    Sexual behaviour change remains a primary goal of HIV prevention efforts globally. It is a complex issue influenced by numerous unpredictable variables such as individual desires, social and cultural relationships, and environmental and economic dynamics. This study in northern Tanzania...
  7. Behaviour and communication change in reducing HIV: is Uganda unique?

    Behaviour and communication change in reducing HIV: is Uganda unique?

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    The clearest example of declines in HIV prevalence and changes in sexual behaviour comes from Uganda. Are there lessons to learn for other countries or is Uganda unique? In this paper, we assess the epidemiological and behavioural data on Uganda...
  8. Perceived social context of AIDS in a Black township in Cape Town

    Perceived social context of AIDS in a Black township in Cape Town

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    AIDS is only one of several life threatening social problems facing people living in poverty. HIV/AIDS prevention messages and prevention programmes should be framed within the context of relevant social problems. The current study examined public perceptions of AIDS as...
  9. South Africa youths’ higher-risk sexual behaviour: an eco-developmental analysis

    South Africa youths’ higher-risk sexual behaviour: an eco-developmental analysis

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    Despite their high levels of knowledge about HIV and AIDS, young people ages 15–24 years in South Africa remain disproportionately affected by the epidemic. Young people's continued susceptibility to HIV infection has been consistently linked to intractable higher-risk sexual behaviours...