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OBJECTIVE To examine trends in HIV prevalence and behaviours in Zambia during the 1990s. METHODS The core Zambian system for epidemiological surveillance and research has two major components: (i)… (More)
OBJECTIVES To establish population-based HIV survey data in selected populations, and to assess the validity of extrapolation from HIV sentinel surveillance amongst antenatal clinic attenders (ANC)… (More)
The ability of HIV-1 to evolve resistance to antiretroviral drugs leads to treatment failure. By nucleotide sequencing of HIV-1 subtype B isolates, amino acids responsible for drug resistance have… (More)
Understanding lay persons' perceptions of STD care is critical in the design and implementation of appropriate health services. Using 20 unstructured group interviews, 10 focus group discussions and… (More)
Molecular epidemiology of HIV-1 in Zambia was investigated by direct sequencing of PCR products from samples collected from antenatal attendees in Lusaka, Zambia. One hundred and forty samples were… (More)
Despite attempts by a few journalists to portray the spread of AIDS in African countries as fictitious, the situation in Zambia shows that such views are completely misguided.
Time budgeting data based on the activities of focal individuals showed that the greatest time during the period of activity was spent on walking and feeding. The study shows different grouping… (More)