Volume 3 Issue 1

August 2018

Volume 3  Issue 1

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Research Article

Evaluation of Current Community-Based Operational HIV Testing and Counselling Strategies in Urban and Rural Settings of Tanzania

Williams H Makunde1, Calving Sindato2, Filbert Francis1, Erick J Mgina3, Isolide Masawe1& Akili Kaling3.

Background: Health facility-based provider and client-initiated HIV testing and counselling (HTC) strategy is the globally used strategy. However, in Tanzania, 85% of eligible individuals have not been able to test for HIV to date. It is for these reasons, alternative strategies using community-based HIV testing and counselling (CBHTC) approaches was adopted.

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An Empirical Analysis of Nutritional Regimes and Associated Aspects Among Prisoners Living with HIV/AIDS in Agip Prison, Asmara, Eritrea

Osborne Nyandiva1, Testay Yonas2, Gbreyohanes Yogas3, Farhan Yahye4

The HIV/AIDS menaces has had adverse effects among the inmates. The conditions contribute to hastening the progression of HIV and deterioration in the health of prisoners living with HIV/AIDS. The prisons literally comprise of a section of marginalized society that is at high risk in terms of nutritional imbalance due to lack of diet diversity.

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Editor Note

AIDS/HIV

Sailaja

This journal aims to keep scientists, clinicians, researchers, students, and general public aware of AIDS-related information with a strong focus on basic, clinical and translational science as well as on epidemiology and disease prevention.

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Editor Note

AIDS/HIV

KK Durga

HIV Infection is still a pandemic in sub-Saharan Africa. Women and children are the most vulnerable. Early antenatal Care clinic (ANC) evaluations and screening for infections have been used as a reflection of HIV dynamics in the community to reduce the chances of pregnant women transferring infections to their children. Hannah et al. [1], studied the trends in the prevalence of HIV-seropositivity in pregnant women to get an idea of the effectiveness of preventive measures. Out of total 37464 women, 5.9% were HIV positive.

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