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Use of culture methods for recovery of atypical mycobacteria from stools of AIDS patients
(University of Zimbabwe, College of Health Sciences, 2003)
Objective: To establish recovery rates of atypical mycobateria from stools of suspected AIDS patients using culture media. Design: Laboratory evaluation of recovery rates, contamination rates, optimum exposure time and ...
Compliance and loss to follow up of HIV negative and positive mothers recruited from a PMTCT programme in Zimbabwe
(University of Zimbabwe, College of Health Sciences, 2007)
Objective: To describe the methodological challenges of a nine months follow up study of mothers recruited from a national Prevention of Mother To Child Transmission (PMTCT) programme with regards to defaulters, drop outs ...
Land Reform and Farm Workers
(Weaver Press, 2004)
Sex, HIV/AIDS and Students: a Baseline Study in Agona District in the Central Region of Ghana
(Human Resource Research Centre (HRRC) , University of Zimbabwe (UZ.), 2008-11)
The dreaded disease AIDS is on the increase in Ghana. To eradicate it, a number of organizations are stepping up the campaign against the disease. However, it has become necessary to know the attitudes of the youth especially ...
Paediatric treatment costs and the HIV epidemic
(Faculty of Medicine, Central African Journal of Medicine (CAJM) University of Zimbabwe (UZ.), 1995-05)
As the AIDS epidemic puts additional strains on the already overburdened health care systems in sub-Saharan Africa, it becomes more important to estimate the cost of the epidemic in terms of health personnel and drug ...
Condom use and the risk of HIV infection: who is being protected?
(Faculty of Medicine, Central African Journal of Medicine (CAJM) , University of Zimbabwe (UZ.), 1994-11)
Descriptive baseline data at enrolment into a cohort of male factory workers who were tested for HIV serology and monitored for sero-con version over time, were analysed for condom use. At recruitment, the 1 146 men were ...
Haematologic features of the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) infection in black children in Harare
(Faculty of Medicine, Central African Journal of Medicine (CAJM) University of Zimbabwe (UZ.), 1994-12)
Forty six Black Zimbabwean children aged between three months and seven years who were admitted into Parirenyatwa Central Hospital with serologically positive and symptomatic HIV infection were investigated for their ...
Knowledge and perceptions of antenatal women towards prevention of mother to child transmission of HIV/AIDS in Blantyre, Malawi
(Central African Journal of Medicine (CAJM), University of Zimbabwe, 2004-03)
Objectives: To determine antenatal attendees’ knowledge and perceptions towards selected aspects of prevention of mother to child transmission of HIV. Setting: Five rural and six urban public health centers in Blantyre ...
Serum IgG Subclasses Levels In Paediatric Patients With Pneumonia
(Central African Journal of Medicine (CAJM), University of Zimbabwe, 2001-06)
Bacterial pneumonia is the commonest cause of morbidity and mortality in Zimbabwe.1 The children most at risk are those infected with HIV 2-4 We reported, in a recent study 2 that the great majority of children admitted ...
Implementation of the prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV programme in Zimbabwe: Achievements and challenges
(Central African Journal of Medicine (CAJM), University of Zimbabwe, 2004-09)
Recent scientific developments have led to feasible and effective interventions to reduce the risk of mother to child transmission of HIV. Even in resource poor countries, PMTCT programmes are being articulated as a priority ...