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Title Antiretroviral treatment in Sub-saharan Africa : challenges and prospects / editors, Getnet Tizazu Fetene and Rahel Mesfin
Published Addis Ababa, Ethiopia : Organisation for Social Science Research in Eastern and Southern Africa (OSSREA), 2013
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Contents Cover; Title page; Copyright page; Contents; Acronyms; CHAPTER ONE -- Introduction; CHAPTER TWO -- Adherence to Antiretroviral Therapy in sub-Saharan Africa: Challenges and Prospects; Abstract; 2.1. Introduction; 2.2. Methods; 2.3. Findings; 2.4. Discussion; 2.5. Conclusion; References; CHAPTER THREE -- Quality of Life among Patients Living with HIV AIDS in Sub-Saharan Africa; Abstract; 3.1. Introduction; 3.2. Methods; 3.3. Interventions to Improve QOL; 3.4. Discussion; 3.5. Limitations; 3.6. Conclusions and Recommendations; References
5.4. Results and Discussion5.5. Conclusions; Note; References; CHAPTER SIX -- Determinants of Access to Treatments by AIDS Patients in Uganda; 6.1. Introduction; 6.2. Problem Justification; 6.3. Study Objectives; 6.4. Research Questions; 6.5. Significance of the Study; 6.6. Research Methodology; 6.7. Results; 6.8. Conclusions and Policy Implications; Notes; References; CHAPTER SEVEN -- Traditional Medicine and HIV and AIDS Treatment: Challenges, Prospects and Lessons for Zimbabwe; Abstract; 7.1. Introduction; 7.2. Methodology and Data Analysis; 7.3. Theoretical and Conceptual Frameworks
7.4. Review of Related Literature7.5. Findings and Discussions; 7.6. Conclusions and Recommendations; Notes; References; CHAPTER EIGHT -- The Ambivalent Patient: A Study of Patients' Attitudes and Perceptions Towards ARVs and Traditional Medicines or Faith Healing for Managing HIV and AIDS Illness in Rural Harare, Zimbabwe; Abstract; 8.1. Introduction; 8.2. Literature Review; 8.3. Methodology; 8.4 Results; 8.5. Conclusions; Notes; References; CHAPTER NINE -- Sexual Behaviour of People Attending Anti-retroviral Therapy in Addis Ababa; Abstract; 9.1. Introduction; 9.2. Literature Review
9.3. Research Method9.4. Results and Discussions; 9. 5. Conclusions and Implications; Notes; References; CHAPTER TEN -- Concluding Remarks; Back cover
CHAPTER FOUR -- Religion, Stigma and ART Adherence in Ethiopia: The Experience of Ethiopian Religious Associations of People Living with HIV and AIDSAbstract; 4.1. Introduction; 4.2. Literature Review; 4.3. Case Study: ETNERELA+ and Religious PLHIV Associations in Ethiopia; 4.5. Conclusions and Recommendations; Notes; References; CHAPTER FIVE -- Determinants of Adherence to Antiretroviral Therapy Drugs in the Phase of Rapid Scale-up of Antiretroviral Treatment in sub-Saharan Africa: The Case of Ethiopia; Abstract; 5.1. Introduction; 5.2. Methodology; 5.3. Literature Review
Summary The introduction of antiretroviral therapy (ART) in middle and low income countries is arguably one of the most meaningful outcomes recorded in the fight against HIV and AIDS. A record number of some 6.2 million people living with HIV and AIDS are reported to be benefiting from the treatment, which is reported to have risen by 19 per cent between 2010 and 2011 and as a result of this, the region has also enjoyed a significant decline in AIDS mortality. This volume is the outcome of the ëcall for abstractsí put out by OSSREA in 2011 for senior researchers, social scientists and practitioners to
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Subject AIDS (Disease) -- Chemotherapy.
AIDS (Disease) -- Africa, Sub-Saharanz
Highly active antiretroviral therapy.
Form Electronic book
Author Getnet Tizazu Fetene, editor
Rahel Mesfin, editor
Organization for Social Science Research in Eastern and Southern Africa.
ISBN 9789994455782 (e-book)
9994455788 (e-book)