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Volume 3  Issue 1

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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