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How equitable is the scaling up of HIV service provision in South Africa?
(Health and Medical Publishing Group, 2005)
OBJECTIVES. To assess the extent of inequalities in availability and utilisation of HIV services across South Africa. DESIGN. Cross-sectional descriptive study. Setting. Three districts reflecting different socio-econ ...
Scaling up integration: Development and results of a participatory assessment of HIV/TB services, South Africa
(BioMed Central Ltd, 2010)
BACKGROUND: In South Africa the need to integrate HIV, TB and STI programmes has been recognised at a policy and organisation level; the challenge is now one of translating policies into relevant actions and monitoring ...
Effect of home based HIV counselling and testing intervention in rural South Africa: cluster randomised trial
(BMJ Publishing Group Ltd, 2013)
OBJECTIVE: To assess the effect of home based HIV counselling and testing on the prevalence of HIV testing and reported behavioural changes in a rural subdistrict of South Africa. DESIGN: Cluster randomised controlled ...
Missed opportunities for participation in prevention of mother to child transmission programmes: Simplicity of nevirapine does not necessarily lead to optimal uptake, a qualitative study
(BioMed Central, 2007)
Background: The objective of this study was to examine missed opportunities for participation in a prevention of mother-to-child transmission (PMTCT) programme in three sites in South Africa. A rapid anthropological ...
"Nothing new": responses to the introduction of antiretroviral drugs in South Africa
(Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2006)
Interviews conducted in South Africa found that awareness of antiretroviral therapy was generally poor. Antiretroviral drugs were not perceived as new, but one of many alternative therapies for HIV/AIDS. Respondents ...
Exclusive breastfeeding promotion by peer counsellors in sub-Saharan Africa (PROMISE-EBF): a cluster-randomised trial
Background: Exclusive breastfeeding (EBF) is reported to be a life-saving intervention in low-income settings. The effect of breastfeeding counselling by peer counsellors was assessed in Africa. Methods:24 communities ...