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BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES Currently South Africa does not have national HIV incidence data based on laboratory testing of blood specimens. The 2005 South African national HIV household survey was analysed to generate national incidence estimates stratified by age, sex, race, province and locality type, to compare the HIV incidence and HIV prevalence(More)
Note This review is a companion document to a series of reviews of gender-based violence and HIV/AIDS in South Africa. Resources include a bibliography that is available as a searchable database on the Cadre website (www.cadre.org.za). Related project documents are also available on the site. A strong link has been observed between gender-based violence and(More)
HIV disclosure is a gateway to HIV prevention - particularly among couples living in regions severely affected by the HIV epidemic. This cross-sectional study utilizes data collected from 862 people living with HIV across three countries (Ethiopia, Mozambique, and Uganda) in 2011 to determine the role of partner disclosure on self-reported health(More)
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In South Africa social and behavioural communication interventions are a critical component of HIV/AIDS prevention, and numerous communication campaigns have been implemented intensively across the country through government initiatives and nongovernmental organisations over the past decade. The aim of this paper is to assess the reach of HIV and AIDS(More)
We are grateful to representatives of various organisations in the countries studied who provided information and commentary on aspects of this report. Thanks to various PSI staff who provided reports on their programmes. Thanks to Anette Widholm Bolme (Regional Advisor, Swedish-Norwegian HIV/AIDS Team for Africa) who provided valuable input at various(More)
BACKGROUND Male condoms are readily available and affordable in many settings, but risky sexual acts still go unprotected. STUDY DESIGN This unblinded randomized trial, conducted in Ghana, Kenya and South Africa, was designed to assess the impact of providing a choice of condoms on self-reported use and uptake over 6 months. RESULTS We enrolled 1,274(More)
We describe a decision support system (DSS) that was developed for the management of the costs associated with the development of an organization's intellectual property (IP). IPManager is designed to aid managers of IP in creating or improving IP registration and maintenance strategies, and enables them to use their experience and preferences. The system(More)