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  1. Nutrition education and counselling as strategic interventions to improvehealth outcomes in adult outpatients with HIV: a literature review

    Nutrition education and counselling as strategic interventions to improvehealth outcomes in adult outpatients with HIV: a literature review

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    Malnutrition poses a significant risk for people living with HIV and accelerates disease progression. This is because adequate nutrition is essential for optimal immune function. This article discusses research on the role and use of nutrition education or counselling as...
  2. Facilitating health-enabling social contexts for youth: qualitative evaluation of a family-based HIV-prevention pilot programme

    Facilitating health-enabling social contexts for youth: qualitative evaluation of a family-based HIV-prevention pilot programme

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    This paper reports on a post-intervention qualitative evaluation of the pilot intervention of the AmaQhawe Family Project, in South Africa, which is a cartoon-based, manualised intervention delivered to multiple family groups over 10 sessions, aimed at preventing HIV in adolescents...
  3. Gendered childcare norms — evidence from rural Swaziland to inform innovative structural HIV prevention approaches for young women

    Gendered childcare norms — evidence from rural Swaziland to inform innovative structural HIV prevention approaches for young women

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    Addressing discriminatory gender norms is a prerequisite for preventing HIV in women, including young women. However, the gendered expectation that women will perform unpaid childcare-related labour is rarely conceptualised as influencing their HIV risk. Our aim was to learn from...
  4. Poverty as a barrier to antiretroviral therapy access for people living with HIV/AIDS in Kenya

    Poverty as a barrier to antiretroviral therapy access for people living with HIV/AIDS in Kenya

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    Understanding barriers to access to essential health services is critical for devising effective strategies to improve access and align such strategies with national health and development policy objectives. However, while considerable empirical evidence exists on correlates of HIV prevalence and...
  5. The Prevalence of Well-Being on Teachers in Afri Twin Schools as Well as Non Afri Twin Schools

    The Prevalence of Well-Being on Teachers in Afri Twin Schools as Well as Non Afri Twin Schools

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study explored the prevalence of well-being in Afri Twin and non Afri Twin teachers. The Afri Twin project allows schools of comparable type and size in Britain and South Africa to be ‘twinned’ with each other, with a possible...
  6. The future of AIDS in Africa: lessons from two scenario projects

    The future of AIDS in Africa: lessons from two scenario projects

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    Scenario planning or futures studies have their origin in military planning, but have also been used with great success in the private sector, most notably in the energy industry. UNAIDS and the South African financial services group Metropolitan each recently...
  7. Short-term effects of a peer group intervention for HIV prevention among trainee teachers in Malawi

    Short-term effects of a peer group intervention for HIV prevention among trainee teachers in Malawi

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    This report describes the implementation and short-term results of a peer group intervention for HIV prevention on the HIV-related attitudes, knowledge and behaviours of primary school teachers in Malawi. The intervention, based on the social-cognitive learning model, took place in...
  8. Young Malawians on the interaction between mental health and HIV/AIDS

    Young Malawians on the interaction between mental health and HIV/AIDS

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    Previous research has identified high levels of mental health problems among people affected by HIV. This study surveys specifically adolescents in southern Malawi on their experience of the impacts of living with HIV or AIDS on one's mental health. At...
  9. Challenging dominant norms of masculinity for HIV prevention

    Challenging dominant norms of masculinity for HIV prevention

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    Within South Africa there is a growing HIV epidemic, particularly among young heterosexual people. A recent report (NMF/HSRC, 2002) indicates that levels of HIV infection among young people aged 15–24 years are 9.3% although other studies in more specific locations...
  10. Challenging power and meaning: outlining the popular epidemiology of HIV and AIDS in Rakai, Uganda, c. 1975–1990

    Challenging power and meaning: outlining the popular epidemiology of HIV and AIDS in Rakai, Uganda, c. 1975–1990

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    This article traces the historical evolution of conditions that favoured the spread of HIV in Rakai district, Uganda, and the process of evolution of the local, popular epidemiology of HIV and AIDS. It argues that the HIV epidemic was made...