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Exploring and curbing the effects of HIV/AIDS on elderly people in Uganda
(Faculty of Community and Health Sciences, University of the Western Cape, 2009)
Introduction: This paper presents HIV/AIDS experiences of elderly persons in Uganda as revealed by an ongoing descriptive cross-sectional study covering eight districts, namely: Pallisa, Kampala, Jinja, Lira, Nebbi, Ntungamo, ...
Peripheral neuropathy and quality of life of adults living with HIV/AIDS in the Rulindo district of Rwanda
(Taylor & Francis, 2012)
Although the life expectancy of people living with HIV/AIDS (PLWH) has increased in the past years, they could experience secondary illness such as peripheral neuropathy (PN). Therefore, they need to adapt to chronic ...
Triple disadvantage: disability and gender sensitive prevention of HIV and aids through the eyes of young people with physical disabilities
(University of the Western Cape, 2008)
This paper explores the different ways in which disabled girls and young women are disadvantaged and marginalised in expressing sexuality and accessing HIV and AIDS prevention and care services. Disabled young men tend to ...
HIV/AIDS management: the roles of physiotherapy
(University of the Western Cape, 2009)
BACKGROUND: HIV/AIDS is a major health problem that has affected many people globally and it is the primary cause of death in Sub-Saharan Africa. Approximately 68% of the global total i.e. 22.5 million people living ...
HIV/AIDS education in South Africa: knowledge, attitudes and beliefs of high school learners in Paarl and Wellington
(University of the Western Cape, 2007)
INTRODUCTION: In South Africa about 1500 people become HIV infected every day. More than half of these new infections occur in young people. HIV/AIDS programmes have been implemented to combat the disease, but yet ...
Readability and test-retest reliability of a psychometric instrument designed to assess HIV/AIDS attitudes, beliefs, behaviours and sources of HIV prevention information of young adults
Objective: This comparative study evaluated the readability and test-retest reliability of a questionnaire designed to assess the attitudes, beliefs behaviours and sources of information about HIV/AIDS among young adults ...