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Potential role of village health teams in improving anti-retroviral therapy service delivery in Gulu District
(Makerere University, 2014-11)
Village Health Teams (VHTs) are community health workers trained to carry out health activities at the community level with close supervision by health professionals at a health centre level II. However, the provision of ...
Barriers to timely antiretroviral therapy initiation among HIV infected children attending TASO clinics at Tororo, Mulago and Jinja
(Makerere University, 2014-02-20)
Background: statistics show an increase in the prevalence and incidence of HIV among children yet these figures do not match with the numbers on treatment. Records showed evidence of delayed ART initiation (initiation ...
Consistent condom use among sexually active adult HIV positive clients attending Mbarara Regional Refferal Hospital HIV clinic
(Makerere University, 2014-07)
Background: Though condom use is a proven effective method to prevent Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) transmission, there is limited or no documented information about condom use practices among HIV-infected clients in ...
Factors affecting PITC uptake among pediatric patients at Bugando medical centre Mwanza, North Western Tanzania
(Makerere University, 2014)
Introduction and background: The scaling up of PITC among children has not yet reached satisfactory levels in Sub- Saharan Africa, particularly in Tanzania. PITC level is still low among children in Tanzania where only ...