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Decline in HIV Prevalence among Young Women in Zambia: National-Level Estimates of Trends Mask Geographical and Socio-Demographic Differences
(Public Library of Science, 2012-04-04)
Background: A decline in HIV incidence has been reported in Zambia and a number of other sub-Saharan countries. The trend of HIV prevalence among young people is a good marker of HIV incidence. In this study, different ...
Factors affecting voluntary HIV counselling and testing among men in Ethiopia: a cross-sectional survey
(BioMed Central, 2012-06-15)
Background: Voluntary HIV counselling and testing (VCT) is one of the key strategies in the HIV/AIDS prevention and control programmes in Ethiopia. However, utilization of this service among adults is very low. The aim of ...
Condom availability in high risk places and condom use: a study at district level in Kenya, Tanzania and Zambia
(BioMed Central, 2012-11-26)
Background: A number of studies from countries with severe HIV epidemics have found gaps in condom availability, even in places where there is a substantial potential for HIV transmission. Although reported condom use has ...
Risk factors, healthcare-seeking and sexual behaviour among patients with genital ulcers in Zambia
(BioMed Central, 2012-06-06)
Background: Genital ulcers (GU) are associated with an increased risk of HIV transmission. Understanding risk factors for genital ulcers and sexual behaviour patterns after onset of symptoms and health seeking behaviour among ...
Targeting condom distribution at high risk places increases condom utilization-evidence from an intervention study in Livingstone, Zambia
(BioMed Central, 2012-01-05)
Background: The PLACE-method presumes that targeting HIV preventive activities at high risk places is effective in settings with major epidemics. Livingstone, Zambia, has a major HIV epidemic despite many preventive efforts ...