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Neurodevelopmental trajectory of HIV-infected children accessing care in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo
A. Van Rie 2009
This articles aims to assess the effect of HIV care on neurodevelopment.  The findings of the research indicate that, at baseline, HIV-infected children had the lowest, control children the highest, and HIV uninfected...
Identifying structural barriers to an effective HIV response: using the national composite policy index data to evaluate the human rights, legal and policy environment
S. Gruskin / Journal of the International AIDS Society 2013
Attention to the negative effects of structural barriers on HIV efforts is increasing. Reviewing national legal and policy environments with attention to the international human rights commitments of states is a means of assessing and...
Unplanned ART treatment interruptions in southern Africa: what can we do to minimise the long-term risks?
N. Veenstra; A. Whiteside; A. Gibbs; D. Lalloo / Health Economics & HIV/AIDS Research Division, University of Natal 2010
Adherence to antiretroviral therapy (ART) is important to optimise treatment outcomes and prevent the development of drug resistance. It is however comprised under a number of situations in the countries most heavily affected by HIV/A...
Annotated bibliography on care in the context of HIV and AIDS
A. Gibbs; J. Smith / Health Economics & HIV/AIDS Research Division, University of Natal 2010
The provision of care for people living with HIV and AIDS is one aspect of universal access, which countries signed up to as part of the UN General Assembly. Yet, compared to treatment and prevention, the need for universal access to ...
VSO Regional Health and AIDS Initiative for Southern Africa (RHAISA): Towards improving the health outcomes and realizing the rights of the disadvantaged
Voluntary Service Overseas 2014
The Regional Health and AIDS Initiative for Southern Africa (RHAISA), is Voluntary Service Overseas’ (VSO’s) flagship programme championing VSO's regional response to HIV and AIDS in southern Africa. The main aim is t...
Voluntary medical male circumcision in South Africa: Challenges and opportunities
South African Health Review / Health Systems Trust 2013
Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision (VMMC) was first proposed as an HIV prevention intervention for men over a decade ago based on observational data. These initial observational studies showed a link between circumcision and low HIV ...
Palliative care for women living with HIV and cervical cancer
Open Society Initiative for Southern Africa 2013
Women who are HIV infected have a much higher risk of developing pre-cancer and cancer of the cervix than women who are HIV negative and cervical cancer has been described as an AIDS-defining illness. In addition, HIV-related i...
HIV and human rights: good practice guide
International HIV/AIDS Alliance 2014
This Good Practice Guide is an accessible and user-friendly guide to explain: what human rights-based HIV programming is why it is important the different ways that organisations can integrate human ri...
2013 Pipeline Report
P. Clayden; S. Collins; C. Daniels / Treatment Action Group 2013
This report focuses on HIV, Hepatitis C Virus (HCV), and Tuberculosis (TB) drugs, diagnostics, vaccines, preventive technologies, research toward a cure, and immune-based and gene therapies in development. A good pipeline would...
Valuing and compensating caregivers for their contributions to community health and development in the context of HIV and AIDS: an agenda for action
S. Hayes / Huairou Commission 2010
This paper concerns the valuation and compensation of caregivers for their ongoing contribution to community health and development in the context of HIV and AIDS. The report represents an agenda for action, and is based upon the resu...
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