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Measuring the impact of HIV on fertility in Africa.
OBJECTIVES To review evidence for the impact of HIV on fertility from empirical sources pertaining to African populations and to discuss the implications for surveillance based on antenatal clinic… Expand
Parent-child communication about sexual and reproductive health in rural Tanzania: Implications for young people's sexual health interventions
BackgroundMany programmes on young people and HIV/AIDS prevention have focused on the in-school and channeled sexual and reproductive health messages through schools with limited activities for the… Expand
Barriers to accessing antiretroviral therapy in Kisesa, Tanzania: a qualitative study of early rural referrals to the national program.
This community-based, qualitative study conducted in rural Kisesa District, Tanzania, explores perceptions and experiences of barriers to accessing the national antiretroviral programme among… Expand
Uptake of HIV voluntary counselling and testing services in rural Tanzania: implications for effective HIV prevention and equitable access to treatment
- A. Wringe, R. Isingo, +6 authors B. Zaba
- Tropical medicine & international health : TM…
- 1 March 2008
Objective To describe the associations between socio‐demographic, behavioural and clinical characteristics and the use of HIV voluntary counselling and testing (VCT) services among residents in a… Expand
Scaling up stigma? The effects of antiretroviral roll-out on stigma and HIV testing. Early evidence from rural Tanzania
- M. Roura, M. Urassa, J. Busza, D. Mbata, A. Wringe, B. Zaba
- Sexually Transmitted Infections
- 26 November 2008
Objective: To investigate the interplay between antiretroviral therapy (ART) scale-up, different types of stigma and Voluntary Counselling and Testing (VCT) uptake 2 years after the introduction of… Expand
Barriers to sustaining antiretroviral treatment in Kisesa, Tanzania: a follow-up study to understand attrition from the antiretroviral program.
- M. Roura, J. Busza, A. Wringe, D. Mbata, M. Urassa, B. Zaba
- AIDS patient care and STDs
- 20 March 2009
Two years after the introduction of free antiretroviral therapy (ART) in Tanzania and in spite of the logistical support provided to facilitate clinic attendance, a considerable level of attrition… Expand
Population-level effect of HIV on adult mortality and early evidence of reversal after introduction of antiretroviral therapy in Malawi
Summary Background Malawi, which has about 80 000 deaths from AIDS every year, made free antiretroviral therapy available to more than 80 000 patients between 2004 and 2006. We aimed to investigate… Expand
From HIV diagnosis to treatment: evaluation of a referral system to promote and monitor access to antiretroviral therapy in rural Tanzania
- Ray Nsigaye, A. Wringe, +4 authors B. Zaba
- Journal of the International AIDS Society
- 1 February 2009
BackgroundIndividuals diagnosed with HIV in developing countries are not always successfully linked to onward treatment services, resulting in missed opportunities for timely initiation of… Expand
The impact of HIV/AIDS on mortality and household mobility in rural Tanzania
ObjectiveTo assess the impact of the AIDS epidemic on mortality and household mobility before and after death. DesignOpen community cohort study with a demographic surveillance system and two… Expand
Doubts, denial and divine intervention: understanding delayed attendance and poor retention rates at a HIV treatment programme in rural Tanzania
Abstract Irregular or delayed attendance at HIV treatment clinics among HIV-positive individuals can have negative implications for clinical outcomes and may ultimately undermine the effectiveness of… Expand