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Acceptability of routine HIV testing by pregnant women in Lusaka urban antenatal clinics, Lusaka District, Zambia
(The University of Zambia, 2016)
The study was done to investigate the factors that influence acceptability of routine Human Immuno deficiency Virus testing by pregnant women in Lusaka District clinics. Each year around 1.5 million women living with ...
The role of communication in promoting Voluntary Counselling and Testing(VCT) for HIV in selected clinics around Lusaka District
(University of Zambia, 2016)
The purpose of this study was to assess the role of communication in promoting Voluntary Counselling and Testing (VCT). The study also aimed at finding out people’s knowledge, attitude and practices towards VCT. Further, ...
Morbidity and Mortality in HIV exposed under five children in a Rural Malawi setting
HIV and AIDS has significantly contributed to the rise of under-five morbidity and mortality in Africa. This threatens recent gains in infant and child survival and health. In Malawi, as in most other southern African ...
Determination of competency levels for the management of HIV/AIDS among qualified health workers, in Chibombo District
INTRODUCTION: Chibombo district is situated in rural Zambia and HIV/AIDS was established as the district’s leading cause of mortality, which accounted for 20% of all deaths (Goma et al., 2013) and it was one of the major ...
Risk behaviour and factors associated with HIV prevalence among female prisoners aged 18-65 years at Lusaka Central Prison: Missed opportunities in HIV prevention
Studies globally indicate that HIV prevalence in prisons is high (UNODC, 2011) suggesting that prisons are a high risk environment for HIV transmission (UNODC, 2008). HIV and AIDS in Zambian Prisons is high (27.4%), ...
HIV incidence during pregnancy in selected Rural and Urban Health facilities in Zambia
Despite high coverage of PMTCT services and the prevention strategies offered at ANC, new HIV infections in pregnant women are still occurring. The aim of this study was to measure the incidence of HIV during pregnancy and ...
Aids in Zambia: Challenges to human rights
Knowledge, attitudes and practices of Bwafwano home based care givers towards people living with HIV(PLHIV) but also suffering from mental illness in Lusaka and Central Provinces, Zambia
Arising from the assumption that knowledge, attitudes and practices may be lacking or poor among home based care givers towards people living with HIV (PLHIV) but suffering from mental illness, a cross sectional mixed study ...