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Reflections of ART policy and its implementation: rebuilding the ship as we sail?
(University of the Free State, 2006)
This paper reflects on the early experience with ART implementation in South Africa in the light of the policy goals of increasing ART access whilst improving prevention and strengthening the public health system. It reviews ...
Between HIV diagnosis and initiation of antiretroviral therapy: Assessing the effectiveness of care for people living with HIV in the public primary care service in Cape Town, South Africa
BACKGROUND: While much is written about the scale up of HIV counselling and testing (HCT) and antiretroviral therapy (ART), little research has been done on the expansion of routine preART HIV care. OBJECTIVE: To assess ...
Permeation challenges of drugs for treatment of neurological tuberculosis and HIV and the application of magneto-electric nanoparticle drug delivery systems
The anatomical structure of the brain at the blood-brain barrier (BBB) creates a limitation for the movement of drugs into the central nervous system (CNS). Drug delivery facilitated by magneto-electric nanoparticles (MENs) ...
Demographic and socio-economic predictors of physical activity among people living with HIV of low socio-economic status
Background: Physical activity (PA) is beneficial for the health of people living with HIV and AIDS (PLWHA). Aim: The aim of this study was to determine if age, body weight, height, gender, waist-to-hip ratio (WHR), ...
Integrating gestational diabetes and type 2 diabetes care into primary health care: Lessons from prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV in South Africa - A mixed methods study
(Public Library of Science, 2021)
Background Implementation of the programmes for the Prevention of Mother to Child Transmission (PMTCT) of Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) into antenatal care over the last three decades could inform implementation of ...