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Breast cancer and HIV: a single institution review of a non-AIDS defining cancer in women in the setting of high HIV prevalence
BACKGROUND The prevalence of HIV infection is high in sub Saharan Africa. However the impact of this high prevalence on breast cancer incidence, pathogenesis, age, stage at presentation, treatment response and toxicity ...
Quality of life among adult patients living with HIV/AIDS taking antiretroviral drugs
Background: Zimbabwe’s response to the HIV/AIDS pandemic in terms of prevention, testing, counseling and treatment has been commendable but inadequate in terms of provision of rehabilitation services to HIV-infected ...
Investigation of the effect of STALANEV (stavudine, lamivudine and nevirapine) treatment on serum lactate levels in adults attending BRIDH and WIDH opportunistic infections clinics in Harare
Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS) have become a significant public health problem in Zimbabwe, threatening the socio-economic fibre of the country and placing a tremendous ...
THE NEED FOR POSITIVE LIVING AMONG PEOPLE LIVING WITH HIV. A CASE STUDY OF HARARE’S HATCLIFFE EXTENSION SUBURB.
The purpose of this study is premised on the basis that in the absence of a cure for the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) the emphasis is on living positively with HIV, a term used to describe leading a normal, non-risky ...
Treatment of HIV-1 with Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors ( RTI's) and Protease Inhibitors ( PI's )
Treatment with antiretroviral drugs has been reported to delay progression of HIV infection to AIDS, and may even lower the infectiousness of the infectives. This study investigates the effects of treatment of HIV-1 with ...
The study to determine the relationship between perceptions of PMTCT and PMTCT uptake among antenatal women aged 18 – 40 years attending Highfield polyclinic.
The Zimbabwe MOHCH Annual Report (2007) highlighted that despite achievements in PMTCT, the national uptake remained fluctuating and low due to social-cultural and economic challenges, lower social status of women, increasing ...