cairoWill Egypt escape the AIDS epidemic?

 cairoWill Egypt escape the AIDS epidemic?},
  author={Cliff Lenton},
  journal={The Lancet},
  • C. Lenton
  • Published 5 April 1997
  • Medicine
  • The Lancet

Condom Use and the Spread of HIV/AIDS in Muslim-majority Countries of the Middle East and North Africa

It seems that neither measure of Islam yield statistically significant results, and there does not appear to be a significant relationship between religiosity/religion and condom use or between condom use and HIV/AIDS prevalence in the Middle East and North Africa.

Key elements of HIV/AIDS control in the Arab world

Findings showed that approaches to control in the region focus mainly on standard international approaches such as VCT services, promoting HIV testing, and condom use, while perceived causes of HIV/AIDS associated with higher stigma included socially-mediated effects of specific behaviours such as sharing shaving blades and various sexual acts including masturbation.

Socio-cultural determinants and impact of HIV infection in the Sudan

It is concluded that the infection with HIV in Sudan may increase and health education messages need to be tailored according to the sociocultural determinants of the infection in a multicultural, multi-religious country like the Sudan.

HIV and Islam: is HIV prevalence lower among Muslims?

  • P. Gray
  • Psychology
    Social science & medicine
  • 2004

Epidemiology of the human immunodeficiency virus in Saudi Arabia; 18-year surveillance results and prevention from an Islamic perspective

The number of HIV cases in SA is limited with heterosexual contact being the main mode of transmission and from an Islamic perspective, preventive strategies include prevention of non-marital sex and intravenous drug use with encouragement of "safe sex" through legal marriage.

Emerging discourse: Islamic teaching in HIV prevention in Kenya

In spite of the association of HIV with improper sexual behaviour, Islamic texts offer a starting point for tackling HIV transmission and HIV/AIDS-related stigma and under particular conditions, the identified Islamic texts may even justify the promotion of safer-sex methods, including condom use.

HIV/AIDS w wybranych kulturach judeochrześcijańskich

introduction: Religion is a very important element of human identity. It plays a big role in the shaping of behaviours and attitudes towards individuals infected with HIV and those ill with AIDS. The

Knowledge, attitudes and practices concerning HIV/AIDS among Iranian at-risk sub-populations.

Truck drivers and female sex workers had higher knowledge about sexually transmitted infections than youths but their knowledge came primarily from personal experience rather than public awareness programmes, and condom use was low in all groups.