Côte d'Ivoire and HIV
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- Anthropometric and immunological success of antiretroviral therapy and prediction of virological success in West African adults
- E. Messou; D. Gabillard; R. Moh / Bulletin of the World Health Organization : the International Journal of Public Health, 2008
- The 6 month assessment of the response to antiretroviral therapy (ART) is a critical step. In sub-Saharan Africa, few people have access to plasma viral-load measurement. The gain or loss in body mass index (BMI) was assessed alone or...
- How effectively do National Plans of Action address the needs of the youngest orphans and vulnerable children?
- P. Engle / Bernard van Leer Foundation, 2008
- Although it is recognised that the focus of support must be on all children made vulnerable by HIV and AIDS, including those living with sick parents or in extreme poverty, the youngest are often invisible to programme planners, despi...
- Cote d’Ivoire faces a dramatic shortage of health workers
- Health Systems 20/20, 2008
- Cote d'Ivoire has a shortage of health workers in the health system. According to the World Health Organization there is approximately one nurse for every 1,666 inhabitants. This paper describes the Health Systems 20/20 project’...
- Positive interaction between staff and clients is an essential element of preventing transmission of HIV from mother to child
- T. Painter; K. Diaby; D. Matia; L. Lin; T. Sibailly; M Kouassi; E. Ekpini; T. Roels; S. Wiktor / British Medical Journal, 2004
- This publication aims find out why pregnant women attending a public antenatal clinic in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire do not participate in necessary follow up visits before starting antiretroviral prophylaxis. It takes a sample of 27...
- Reducing the impact of AIDS on children in Côte d’Ivoire
- J.H. Pétagatiénan; D.A. Blibolo / HIV/AIDS Impact on Education Clearinghouse, 2002
- This study reviews the experience of Côte d'Ivoire in dealing with the HIV/AIDS epidemic and pays special attention to its impact on children. Findings include: AIDS has become the leading cause of mortalit...
- Manual on understanding, planning and undertaking HIV/AIDS-related treatment work
- C. Green / International HIV/AIDS Alliance, 2002
- This handbook is based on the practical experiences and participatory approaches of the International HIV/AIDS Alliance. It aims to build practical skills for NGOs, CBOs and PLHA groups responding to HIV/AIDS in developing countries. ...
- HIV/AIDS affects all children and policymakers should broaden their scope
- G. Cornia / UNICEF Innocenti Research Centre, 2001
- This paper presents the findings of a global study carried out in 2000 on the specific impact of HIV/AIDS on children. The study is based on nine country case studies - six in Africa and three in Asia - and a review of five key areas:...
- Why the educated are more at risk from AIDS in Cote d'Ivoire
- D. Cogneau; M. Grimm / Développement, Institutions & Analyses de Long terme, 2002
- The aim of this paper was to model and estimate individual heterogeneity regarding AIDS mortality. Knowledge in this field is indispensable to quantify the economic impact of AIDS and to set up adequate AIDS prevention and therapy pol...
- Coping with prime age adult AIDS-related illness and death
- C. Desmond; K. Michael; J. Gow / Health Economics & HIV/AIDS Research Division, University of Natal, 2000
- This paper examines the impact on family and community of the three phases in the cycle of illnessand death from AIDS: 1. the illness; 2. the period following immediately after death; and 3. the longer-term aftermath. It e...