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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 ...
The burden of knowing: balancing benefits and barriers in HIV testing decisions. a qualitative study from Zambia
(BioMed Central Ltd., 2012-01-05)
Background Client-initiated HIV counselling and testing has been scaled up in many African countries, in the form of voluntary counselling and testing (VCT). Test rates have remained low, with HIV-related stigma being ...
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 ...
Health status and socio-economic factors associated with health facility utilization in rural and urban areas in Zambia
(BioMed Central, 2012-11-13)
Background: With regards to equity, the objective for health care systems is “equal access for equal needs”. We examined associations of predisposing, enabling and need factors with health facility utilization in areas ...
Persisting stigma reduces the utilisation of HIV-related care and support services in Viet Nam
(BioMed Central, 2012-11-25)
Background: Seeking and utilisation of HIV prevention, treatment, care, and support services for people living with HIV is often hampered by HIV-related stigma. The study aimed to explore the perceptions and experiences ...
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 ...