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  1. Brief Intervention of Alcohol Problems in Sub-Saharan Africa: A Review

    Brief Intervention of Alcohol Problems in Sub-Saharan Africa: A Review

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The purpose of this review was to identify and assess studies that have described and quantified brief interventions of alcohol problems in sub-Saharan Africa. PubMed, Google scholar, CAB Abstracts and article references were searched to identify studies published in English...
  2. Poverty and HIV/AIDS in Sub-Saharan Africa: Implications for Psychological Well-being

    Poverty and HIV/AIDS in Sub-Saharan Africa: Implications for Psychological Well-being

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The study examines the literature on poverty and HIV/AIDS in an effort to explore the various psychological resources available for affected individuals. Poverty is an increased risk for HIV and AIDS for a majority of the citizens of sub-Saharan Africa,...
  3. Investigating the interface between health system reform and HIV/AIDS in sub-Saharan Africa: an approach for improving the fight against the epidemic

    Investigating the interface between health system reform and HIV/AIDS in sub-Saharan Africa: an approach for improving the fight against the epidemic

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    During the period in which the HIV/AIDS epidemic has taken hold in sub-Saharan Africa, health system reforms have and continue to be introduced throughout the region. In spite of the multidisciplinary research undertaken, it can be questioned whether the relationships...
  4. Adherence to antiretroviral therapy among HIV-infected children attending a donor-funded clinic at a tertiary hospital in Nigeria

    Adherence to antiretroviral therapy among HIV-infected children attending a donor-funded clinic at a tertiary hospital in Nigeria

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    The success of antiretroviral therapy (ART) depends on a high level of adherence to a life-long regimen of antiretroviral drugs (ARVs). Since the scale-up of access to ARVs in Nigeria, few studies have determined the level of adherence of ART...
  5. African communalism and public health policies: the relevance ofindigenous concepts of personal identity to HIV/AIDS policies in Botswana

    African communalism and public health policies: the relevance ofindigenous concepts of personal identity to HIV/AIDS policies in Botswana

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    This article explores the possible relevance of African communalism to HIV/AIDS policies in Botswana and other parts of sub-Saharan Africa. We examine various interpretations of African communalism, which many consider to be the cardinal insight of African thought. We suggest...
  6. Socioeconomic status and barriers to the use of free antiretroviral treatment for HIV/AIDS in Enugu State, south-eastern Nigeria

    Socioeconomic status and barriers to the use of free antiretroviral treatment for HIV/AIDS in Enugu State, south-eastern Nigeria

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    With about 3 million people living with HIV, Nigeria has approximately 8% of the global burden of HIV cases. In 2009, only about 34% of those in need of antiretroviral treatment (ART) were able to access care, which means that...
  7. ‘Keeping healthy in the backseat’: How motherhood interrupted HIV treatment in recently delivered women in Kenya

    ‘Keeping healthy in the backseat’: How motherhood interrupted HIV treatment in recently delivered women in Kenya

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    Although there is a large body of literature related to the experiences of motherhood and aspects of the change that it brings about, how the experience of motherhood affects the healthcare of women with chronic illness is less documented. This...
  8. Fear appeals in HIV-prevention messages: young people's perceptions in northern Tanzania

    Fear appeals in HIV-prevention messages: young people's perceptions in northern Tanzania

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    The aims of the study were to elicit the perceptions of young people in Tanzania on the role of fear appeals in HIV-prevention messages and to identify important contextual factors that may influence young people's perceptions of HIV-prevention posters. A...
  9. Adolescents’ perceptions of sexual coercion in Uganda

    Adolescents’ perceptions of sexual coercion in Uganda

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    In Uganda, HIV prevalence remains high with young people at higher risk of infection than adults. Much is known about the sexual risk factors for HIV transmission among youths, including sexual encounters that are coerced. On the other hand, relatively...
  10. The Madikwe Forum: a comprehensive partnership for supporting governance of Botswana's HIV and AIDS response

    The Madikwe Forum: a comprehensive partnership for supporting governance of Botswana's HIV and AIDS response

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    There is a need for actors within the philanthropic sector to pursue collaborative partnerships with developing nations which could result in sustainable country-led responses to HIV and AIDS. There is also a need to evaluate the structures governing these partnerships...