We welcome you to  Issue 2 of August 2018. We are pleased to present four notable articles. The contents of this issue are of interest to researchers,policy makes, consultants and health practioners.

Published: 2023-02-02

Articles

  • Evaluating the HIV continuum of care and treatment in a low prevalence city in Iran:

    Kerman HIV-Friendly City initiative

    ALI MIRZAZADEH (1), SAMIRA HOSSEINI HOOSHYAR (2), EBRAHIM RANJBAR (3), HAMID SHARIFI (4), MEHDI SHAFIEI (5), KATAYOUN TAYERI (6), ALIAKBAR HAGHDOOST (7), GEORGE W. RUTHERFORD (8), ALI MIRZAZADEH (9)
    (1) , United States ,
    (2) HIV/STI Surveillance Research Center, and WHO Collaborating Center for HIV Surveillance, Institute for Futures Studies in Health, Kerman University of Medical Sciences, Kerman, Iran , Iran, Islamic Republic of ,
    (3) Kerman Counseling Center for Behavioral Disorders, Kerman University of Medical Sciences, Kerman, Iran , Iran, Islamic Republic of ,
    (4) HIV/STI Surveillance Research Center, and WHO Collaborating Center for HIV Surveillance, Institute for Futures Studies in Health, Kerman University of Medical Sciences, Kerman, Iran , Iran, Islamic Republic of ,
    (5) Kerman Deputy of Health, Kerman University of Medical Sciences, Kerman, Iran , Iran, Islamic Republic of ,
    (6) Iranian Research Center of HIV&AIDS, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran , Iran, Islamic Republic of ,
    (7) HIV/STI Surveillance Research Center, and WHO Collaborating Center for HIV Surveillance, Institute for Futures Studies in Health, Kerman University of Medical Sciences, Kerman, Iran , Iran, Islamic Republic of ,
    (8) Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics and Institute for Global Health Sciences, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA , United States ,
    (9) HIV/STI Surveillance Research Center, and WHO Collaborating Center for HIV Surveillance, Institute for Futures Studies in Health, Kerman University of Medical Sciences, Kerman, Iran , Iran, Islamic Republic of ,
    Abstract Views : 132
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  • IMPROVING THE ABILITY OF DISTRICTS IN UGANDA TO MONITOR THEIR HIV PROGRAMS

    CHRISTINA LINDAN (1), ISAAC SEBULIBA (2), ROSE BARYAMUTUMA (3), CHARITY KYOMUGISHA (4), SIMON MUHUMUZA (5), WILLIAM BAZEYO (6), EVELYN AKELLO (7)
    (1) , United States ,
    (2) Makerere University School of Public Health, Kampala, Uganda , Uganda ,
    (3) 1Makerere University School of Public Health, Kampala, Uganda , Uganda ,
    (4) Makerere University School of Public Health, Kampala, Uganda , Uganda ,
    (5) Makerere University School of Public Health, Kampala, Uganda , Uganda ,
    (6) Makerere University School of Public Health, Kampala, Uganda , Uganda ,
    (7) Makerere University School of Public Health, Kampala, Uganda , Uganda ,
    Abstract Views : 119
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  • Factors associated with unsafe sex among Kenyan youth:

    Results from a nationally representative population-based survey

    MARY MWANGI (1), ANTHONY WARURU1 (2), WANJIRU WARUIRU (3), ANTHONY GICHANGI (4), CATHY TOROITICH-RUTO (5), ANDREA A. KIM (6)
    (1) , Kenya ,
    (2) Divison of Global HIV/AIDS, US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Nairobi, Kenya , Kenya ,
    (3) Institute for Global Health Sciences, University of California, San Francisco, California, United States of America , United States ,
    (4) Divison of Global HIV/AIDS, US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Nairobi, Kenya , Kenya ,
    (5) Divison of Global HIV/AIDS, US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Nairobi, Kenya , Kenya ,
    (6) Divison of Global HIV/AIDS, US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Nairobi, Kenya , Kenya ,
    Abstract Views : 99
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  • The methodological and practical concerns of conducting an integrated bio-behavioural survey with female sex workers:

    Lessons from the field

    NOSIPHO FAITH MAKHAKHE (1), MIKE GRASSO (2), KABELO MALEKE (3), HELEN STRUTHERS (4), JAMES MCINTYRE (5), TIM LANE (6)
    (1) , South Africa ,
    (2) Institute for Global Health Sciences, University of California, San Francisco, California, United States of America , United States ,
    (3) Anova Health Institute, Johannesburg, South Africa , South Africa ,
    (4) Anova Health Institute, Johannesburg, South Africa , South Africa ,
    (5) Anova Health Institute, Johannesburg, South Africa , South Africa ,
    (6) Center for AIDS Prevention Studies, Department of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, California, United States of America , South Africa ,
    Abstract Views : 104
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  • Evaluation of HIV and AIDS workplace programs in government-owned secondary schools in Tanzania

    HENRY A. MOLLEL (1), NYANGUSI NDUKAI LAISER (2)
    (1) , Tanzania, United Republic of ,
    (2) Tanzania Commission for AIDS (TACAIDS), Dar es Salaam, Tanzania , Tanzania, United Republic of ,
    Abstract Views : 143
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  • Exploring the acceptability of self-screening for hypertension in private drug shops:

    A qualitative evaluation of a pilot intervention in Mwanza region, Tanzania

    DOTTO KEZAKUBI (1), ADINAN JUMA (2), DENNA MICHAEL (3), JIM TODD3 (4), HUGH REYBURN (5), JENNY RENJU (6)
    (1) , Tanzania, United Republic of ,
    (2) Kilimanjaro Christian Medical University College (Tumaini University), Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, P.O. Box 2240, Moshi, Tanzania , Tanzania, United Republic of ,
    (3) National Institute of Medical Research, Isamilo Road, P.O. Box 1462, Mwanza, Tanzania , Tanzania, United Republic of ,
    (4) The London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London , United Kingdom ,
    (5) The London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London , United Kingdom ,
    (6) Kilimanjaro Christian Medical University College (Tumaini University), Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, P.O. Box 2240, Moshi, Tanzania , Tanzania, United Republic of ,
    Abstract Views : 128
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  • Choosing a simulation assessment tool:

    A comparative analysis in Bihar, India

    HILARY SPINDLER (1), JULIA RANEY (2), SUSANNA COHEN (3), RAKESH GHOSH (4), JESSICA DYER (5), AMELIA CHRISTMAS (6), MANJU SIJU (7), RENU SHARMA (8), ROHIT SRIVASTAVA (9), ARITRA DAS (10), ABOLI GORE (11), PRAMOD SAH (12), SUNIL SONTHALIA (13), TANMAY MAHAPATRA (14), DILYS WALKER (15)
    (1) ,
    (2) School of Medicine, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, United States of America , United States ,
    (3) College of Nursing, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, United States of America , United States ,
    (4) Institute for Global Health Sciences, University of California, San Francisco, California, United States of America , United States ,
    (5) Pronto International, Seattle, Washington, United States of America , United States ,
    (6) Pronto International, Patna, Bihar, India , India ,
    (7) Pronto International, Patna, Bihar, India , India ,
    (8) Pronto International, Patna, Bihar, India , India ,
    (9) Pronto International, Patna, Bihar, India , India ,
    (10) CARE India Solutions for Sustainable Development, Patna, Bihar, India , India ,
    (11) CARE India Solutions for Sustainable Development, Patna, Bihar, India , India ,
    (12) CARE India Solutions for Sustainable Development, Patna, Bihar, India , India ,
    (13) CARE India Solutions for Sustainable Development, Patna, Bihar, India , India ,
    (14) CARE India Solutions for Sustainable Development, Patna, Bihar, India , India ,
    (15) Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, University of California San Francisco, California, United States of America , United States ,
    Abstract Views : 139
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