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  1. 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...
  2. Clinics and home-based care organisations: an interface between theformal and informal health sectors

    Clinics and home-based care organisations: an interface between theformal and informal health sectors

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    The article outlines the findings of a study designed to explore the working relationship between home-based caregivers and clinic nurses at locations in two informal settlements in Johannesburg, South Africa. By considering the views and experiences of both sponsored and...
  3. Depression underdiagnosis and the effects on quality of life in outpatients with HIV at a Nigerian university teaching hospital

    Depression underdiagnosis and the effects on quality of life in outpatients with HIV at a Nigerian university teaching hospital

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    The study aimed to determine the frequency of depressive disorder in a sample of patients with HIV and its level of underdiagnosis by attending physicians. The study also explored the effect of depressive disorder on the quality of life (QOL)...
  4. Does accessibility to antiretroviral care improve after down-referral of patients from hospitals to health centres in rural South Africa?

    Does accessibility to antiretroviral care improve after down-referral of patients from hospitals to health centres in rural South Africa?

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    We conducted an evaluation of healthcare accessibility among patients taking antiretroviral treatment (ART) after they were ‘down-referred’ from hospital-based programmes to primary healthcare (PHC) centres in a rural South African setting. A cross-sectional design was used to study 109 PHC...
  5. HIV/AIDS and family planning services integration: review of prospects for a comprehensive approach in sub-Saharan Africa

    HIV/AIDS and family planning services integration: review of prospects for a comprehensive approach in sub-Saharan Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    In most parts of the world, family planning and HIV-related services are usually offered separately. Family planning services, especially those that are government-supported, primarily serve married women and couples of reproductive age, while HIV-related services target individuals at higher-risk of...
  6. The Phelophepa Health Care Train: a pharmacoepidemiological overview of the Western Cape in 2009

    The Phelophepa Health Care Train: a pharmacoepidemiological overview of the Western Cape in 2009

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Family Practice
    Background: The Phelophepa Health Care Train is the only primary healthcare train in the world. Phelophepa is an innovative initiative that attempts to make a positive difference to primary healthcare in rural South Africa. The primary aim of this study...