Volume 3 Issue 1
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.
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.
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.
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. , 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.