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Assessment of the enabling and barrier factors for reciept of couple HIV counselling and testing in Rakai district health facilities.
INTRODUCTION: Discordant marriages are one of the world’s high risk groups for HIV transmission. Rakai district in Uganda has 55.9% HIV sero discordance rate. Married people who come with their partners for CHCT which ...
Assessment of the implementation of TB/HIV collaborative activities of the south east zone in Uganda.
Introduction and Background: Uganda like other sub Saharan African countries is battling with a dual epidemic of TB and HIV. About 60% of TB patients are co-infected with HIV, while about 20% of HIV patients have TB ...
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 ...