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HIV-positive women report more lifetime partner violence: findings from a voluntary counseling and testing clinic in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.
OBJECTIVES Experiences of partner violence were compared between HIV-positive and HIV-negative women. METHODS Of 340 women enrolled, 245 (72%) were followed and interviewed 3 months after HIVExpand
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Disentangling HIV and AIDS Stigma in Ethiopia, Tanzania and Zambia
The International Center for Research on Women (ICRW), in partnership with organizations in Ethiopia, Tanzania, and Zambia, led a study of HIV and AIDS-related stigma and discrimination in theseExpand
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Women's barriers to HIV-1 testing and disclosure: Challenges for HIV-1 voluntary counselling and testing
In view of the ever-increasing HIV/AIDS epidemic in sub-Saharan Africa, the expansion of HIV-1 voluntary counselling and testing (VCT) as an integral part of prevention strategies and medicalExpand
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High Rates and Positive Outcomes of HIV-Serostatus Disclosure to Sexual Partners: Reasons for Cautious Optimism from a Voluntary Counseling and Testing Clinic in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
The rates, barriers, and outcomes of HIV serostatus disclosure to sexual partners are described for 245 female voluntary counseling and testing (VCT) clients in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. VCT clientsExpand
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Heroin and HIV risk in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania: Youth hangouts, mageto and injecting practices
Abstract HIV risk through needle sharing is now an emerging phenomenon in Africa. This article describes the practices that heroin users are producing as they establish the rules and organizationExpand
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Knowledge, Attitude, and Practice Toward Epilepsy Among Rural Tanzanian Residents
Before a health education program can be established, one must first know what the target population believes and does with respect to the disease in question. Therefore, we performed a study amongExpand
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Risk Factors for Epilepsy in a Rural Area in Tanzania
Background and Methods: The high prevalence of epilepsy detected in rural Tanzania by Dr. Jilek-Aall since 1960, was verified by the World Health Organization (WHO) survey on neurological and seizureExpand
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Is care and support associated with preventive behaviour among people with HIV?
Care and support should play a critical role in assisting people who are HIV-positive to understand the need for prevention and to enable them to protect others. Differences in sexual risk reductionExpand
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HIV seroprevalence in a sample of Tanzanian intravenous drug users.
Injection drug use has recently emerged in sub-Saharan Africa. The purpose of this study was to assess the factors associated with increased risk of testing HIV-positive in a sample of injection drugExpand
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Parents' and teachers' communication about HIV and sex in relation to the timing of sexual initiation among young adolescents in Tanzania
Aims: Early sexual debut is associated with increased HIV risk among young adolescents in sub-Saharan Africa. Our study examines parents' and teachers' communication about sexual matters in relationExpand
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