HIV/AIDS: A Survey of Beliefs, Attitudes, and Behavior in Post War Liberia
A survey of 170 Liberians was conducted through a partnership between Rust College in Mississippi, USA and Cuttington University, Liberia, funded by the United Negro College Fund Special Programs…
A qualitative assessment of HIV/AIDS-related knowledge in inner-city minority students
Through weekly group discussions held at a Chicago-area alternative high school, it is sought to describe, understand, and investigate the strengths and weaknesses of the students’ knowledge about HIV/AIDS, including crucial aspects such as the disease’s etiology, routes of transmission, and prognosis following infection.
HIV-related restrictions on entry, residence and stay in the WHO European Region: a survey
- Medicine, Political ScienceJournal of the International AIDS Society
There is no evidence that denying HIV-positive foreigners access to a country is effective in protecting public health, and governments should revise legislation on HIV-related travel restrictions.
Memorandum on the infections hazards of the common communion cup with especial reference to aids
- MedicineEuropean Journal of Epidemiology
It is concluded that the risk of transmission of HIV by the common communion cup can be neglected under ordinary circumstances and suggestions are made for improving the hygiene of the communion service.
Sampling irregularities, or why the present estimate for risk of HIV casual transmission is probably an underestimate.
- MedicineMedical hypotheses
A meta-analysis of the studies used to calculate the risk of HIV casual household transmission indicated that the estimated risk is probably an underestimate for four main sampling irregularities.
Casual household transmission of human immunodeficiency virus.
- Medicine, EconomicsMedical hypotheses
Lack of Evidence of Transmission of HIV-1 to Family Contacts of H1V-1 Infected Children
- MedicineClinical pediatrics
The findings of this and other studies support the participation of HIV-infected infants and children in out-of-home care programs and it remains prudent, however, to observe current recommendations for prevention ofAIDS for all individuals regardless of whether HIV status is known.
Infection Control Practices in the Home: A Survey of Households of HIV-Infected Persons with Hemophilia
- MedicineInfection Control & Hospital Epidemiology
No HIV transmission was found among persons living with HIV-infected persons with hemophilia, although there was a high rate of needlestick injuries during home infusion.
Infection control practices in the home: a survey of households of HIV-infected persons with hemophilia.
No HIV transmission was found among persons living with HIV-infected persons with hemophilia, although there was a high rate of needlestick injuries during home infusion, and Hemophilia treatment center personnel should emphasize these areas when training for home infusion.