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Behavioural and epidemiological aspects of AIDS research in Tanzania

Behavioural and epidemiological aspects of AIDS research in Tanzania

proceedings from a workshop held in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, 6-8 December, 1989

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Published by Swedish Academy for Research Cooperation with Developing Countries in Stockholm .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Tanzania
    • Subjects:
    • AIDS (Disease) -- Tanzania -- Congresses.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Statementedited by JZJ Killewo ... [et al.], with special assistance from EPY Muhondwa and YM Bwatwa.
      SeriesSAREC documentation,, 1992-1
      ContributionsKillewo, J. Z. J.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsRA644.A25 B435 1992
      The Physical Object
      Pagination203 p. :
      Number of Pages203
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL836425M
      LC Control Number95112006

      Evidence-based Policy: Importance and Issues iii Tanzania has implemented a process of health service reforms informed by the results of and in two pilot districts. On the other hand, the HIV/AIDS crisis has deepened in some countries because governments have ignored the evidence of what causes the disease and how to. DHS data for Uganda, Kenya, and Tanzania are used to identify differentials in prevalence by gender, location, and education. Cultural practices affecting sexual behavior and exposure to infection, such as male circumcision and sexual cleansing, continue to be highly variable and are important determinants of the knowledge/behavior : William T. S. Gould.

      This can be seen both in the move towards healthy alliances in health service work, and in the demands of AIDS activists worldwide. This text brings together specially selected papers addressing these and related themes given at the Eighth Conference on Social Aspects of AIDS held in London in late The World Bank’s Development Research Group Adhvaryu, A. R. and K. Beegle (). The long-run impacts of adult deaths on older household members in Tanzania. Washington, DC, The World Bank, Policy Research Working Paper. HIV/AIDS is drastically changing the demographic landscape in high-prevalence countries in Size: KB.

        Gender inequalities in HIV/AIDS. Table 1 reports response rates, samples size and prevalence of HIV/AIDS by gender, country and survey year. Women had a significantly higher prevalence of HIV/AIDS than men in all countries and years sampled, apart from Burkina Faso in and , Mali in , Niger in , Sao Tome & Principe in /09, Cited by: Key Words: AIDS policy, epidemic, HIV, model, simulation, system dynamics, Tanzania. Despite all the efforts made by the government and other agencies, the AIDS epidemic in Tanzania still remains a major challenge. Over the last two decades the numbers of people living with HIV/AIDS and the deaths caused by the epidemic has been increasing.


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Background. Mozambique, a southeast African nation of ≈21 million people, suffers one of the world's highest burdens of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) (Figure (Figure1). 1).InHIV prevalence in the 36 antenatal clinic (ANC) sentinel surveillance sites ranged from 3% to 35% with a national estimate of 16% (plausibility Cited by: This systematic review evaluated the extent of HIV/AIDS research conducted in Jordan related to behavioural and/or social outcomes.

MEDLINE, CINAHL, PsycINFO and. Epidemiological sero-surveys were carried out in /95, /97, / and / In each round, study participants provided information on behavioural and demographic characteristics and gave a blood sample for HIV testing.

Residents of Kisesa ward aged over 15 years were eligible for each by: Sociocultural and Epidemiological aspects of HIV/AIDS in Mozambique Article (PDF Available) in BMC International Health and Human Rights 10(1) June with Reads How we. "The AIDS Crisis in the Kagera Region, Tanzania, in Historical Perspective." Pp.

in Behavioural and Epidemiological Aspects of AIDS Research in Tanzania. Proceedings from a workshop held in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, December SAREC Documentation, Conference Reports SAREC, Stockholm.

Google ScholarCited by: African Journal of AIDS Research (AJAR) is a peer-reviewed research journal publishing papers that make an original contribution to the understanding of social dimensions of HIV/AIDS in African contexts. AJAR includes articles from, amongst others, the disciplines of sociology, demography, epidemiology, social geography, economics, psychology, anthropology.

As noted in Chapter 1, the global HIV/AIDS epidemic consists of many separate, individual epidemics spread unevenly through sub-Saharan Africa, each with its own distinct characteristics that depend on geography, the specific population affected, the frequencies of risk behaviors and practices, and the temporal introduction of the addition, biological factors may.

Groups most affected by HIV in Uganda Adolescent girls and young women. HIV prevalence is almost four times higher among young women aged 15 to 24 than young men of the same age.9 The issues faced by this demographic include gender-based violence (including sexual abuse) and a lack of access to education, health services, social protection and information about how.

HIV and AIDS in Africa: Beyond Epidemiology is a collection that seeks to further our understanding of AIDS by shifting the predominant understandings generated by biomedical and epidemiological research.

Brings together international contributorsincluding often overlooked African scholars and activistsfrom across the social sciences to examine HIV and AIDS from 5/5(1). Inmillion people were living with HIV in Tanzania. This equates to an estimated HIV prevalence among adults of %.1 In the same year, 72, people were newly infected with HIV, people died from an AIDS-related illness.2 Despite the numbers, Tanzania has done well to control the HIV epidemic over the last decade.

This Tanzania HIV/AIDS and Malaria Indicator Survey (THMIS) was implemented by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) in collaboration with the Office of the Chief Government Statistician (OCGS-Zanzibar) from Decemto File Size: 2MB.

Monitoring dynamics in HIV-1 infection and risk behaviours is important in evaluating, adjusting and scaling up prevention programmes.

The objective of this study was to estimate trends in the prevalence of HIV-1 infection and risk behaviours over 15 years in a rural village population in Kilimanjaro region of Tanzania using repeated population-based cross Cited by: HIV/AIDS ().

The understanding of the distribution of HIV infection within the population and analysis of the social, biological, and behavioural factors associated with HIV infection offer new insights about the HIV epidemic in Tanzania, which may lead to more precisely targeted messages and Size: KB.

on his research study on the affects of HIV/AIDS on the labour market in Tanzania. We are also current epidemiological trends.

It provides HIV/AIDS in Tanzania is very diffi cult to obtain and very few comprehensive studies have been carried out in this area. The HIV/AIDS epidemicFile Size: KB. AIDS Education and Prevention. Volume (Issue): 11(1) pp.

Abstract. Although the efficacy of small-group, risk reduction interventions based on cognitive behavioural principles has been widely documented in HIV behavioural research literature, little is known about how AIDS service organisations (ASOs) view these research-based models.

International Journal of Epidemiol Lwihula, G. () Socio-cultural factors associated with the transmission and control of HIV/AIDS with focus on the Kagera region. In Behavioural and Epidemiological Aspects of AIDS: Research in Tanzania, eds.

Killewo, G. Lwihula, A. Sandstr and L. by: HIV/AIDS from a Sociocultural Perspective: Reading Policy as a "Cultural Text" in Light of the AIDS Crisis “decimate the most productive segments of the population” (United Republic of Tanzania,Ch. I will end this paper with recommendations for how the national HIV/AIDS policy could be adapted or modified based on the way it isFile Size: KB.

At the time of this occassional paper, Brian van Wyk was a doctoral intern in Social Aspects of HIV/AIDS and Health Research at the Human Sciences Research completed a DPhil degree in Psychology at the University of Stellenbosch and subsequently trained in quantitative and qualitative research at the Health Systems Research Unit of the Medical Research.

Active community participation in malaria control is key to achieving malaria pre-elimination in Rwanda. This paper describes development, implementation and evaluation of a community-based malaria elimination project in Ruhuha sector, Bugesera district, Eastern province of Rwanda.

Guided by an intervention mapping approach, a needs assessment was Cited by: 6. Tanzania HIV/AIDS Fact Sheet (k) HIV/AIDS Fact Sheet. USAID works to mitigate the impact and spread of Tanzania’s generalized HIV epidemic in partnership with the Government of Tanzania, other U.S.

Government agencies, and a wide range of implementing partners through the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR). An estima new infections AIDS-related deaths occur in Tanzania annually. SincePEPFAR/T has worked closely with the GOT, GFATM, United Nations (UN) Agencies, and other donors to respond to the HIV epidemic.

Tanzania has made significant strides in reducing prevalence, incidence, and AIDS-related mortality. However, moreFile Size: 1MB. The female sex worker (FSW) respondent-driven sampling (RDS) study conducted in 7 regions on Tanzania is the first biological and behavioural surveillance study of its kind in Tanzania to be conducted in a large scale geographical area.

The FSW group, like many Key Affected Populations (KPs) in other communities, is often discriminated against and/or .The Tanzania Commission for AIDS (TACAIDS) and the Zanzibar AIDS Commission authorized the Tanzania National Bureau of Statistics to conduct the Tanzania HIV/AIDS and Malaria Indicator Survey –The survey was conducted in collaboration with the Office of the Chief Government Statistician (Zanzibar) and was funded by the United States Agency for .