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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 ...
Health system facilitators and barriers to the implementation of cotrimoxazole preventive therapy recommendations among HIV positive adults in Mityana District, Uganda
(Makerere University, 2012-07)
Introduction: In Sub Saharan Africa, only 36% of those eligible for Anti Retroviral Therapy (ART) receive it. Well implemented Septrin use among HIV positives can reduce morbidity, mortality, the rate of HIV progression ...
Association of dietary intake and socio-demographic factors with nutritional status of HIV-infected adolescents at Reach out Mbuya Parish HIV/AIDS Initiative
(Makerere University, 2017)
Introduction: Malnutrition is a common problem occurring among HIV-infected individuals worldwide. In Uganda, 36.2% of the adolescents living with HIV are stunted and 18% are wasted. In order to prevent or recover from ...