Evaluation of TB programme

At the request of the donor an end of grant evaluation of the TB programme of the SACBC AIDS Office implemented in 19 sites in South Africa and Swaziland was commissioned. It was conducted by the School of Nursing, University…

Models of care for anti-retroviral treatment delivery

Models of care for anti-retroviral treatment delivery

– Marisa Wilke is on the far right in the front row in the photo. With her thesis MODELS OF CARE FOR ANTIRETROVIRAL TREATMENT DELIVERY: A FAITH-BASED ORGANISATION’S RESPONSE, Marisa Wilke compared four models of care for HIV-positive patients.  The…

Interrupted Laboratory Monitoring, Early Death, and Loss to Follow-Up

Not All Are Lost: Interrupted Laboratory Monitoring, Early Death, and Loss to Follow-Up (LTFU) in a Large South African Treatment Program From the Divisions of Infectious Diseaseand General Medicine  and the Medical Practice Education Center, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts,…

Interventions Promoting Early Childhood Development in South Africa

An estimated 220 million children worldwide live in poverty; one-third of these children live in sub-Saharan Africa (Grantham-McGregor et al, 2007). Ten million children in South Africa alone experience extreme poverty (UNICEF, 2007). Poor children are at high risk for…

Master thesis ‘You cannot eat a sweet with a paper on it’

Sexual autonomy, gender inequality and HIV Case study at four HIV clinics in the North-West province in South Africa Mariëlle, T.W.G Lunenburg, August, 2009 South Africa is one of the countries, which has to handle a large proportion of people…

Blood is definitely thicker than water.

Social support for black HIV – positive individuals in a resource limited setting in South Africa. Maaike M. Hootsen, August, 2009 Download Here

“HIV is definitely not the end of the world!?”

Contextual and cultural factors that might cause differences between the patients’ health experience and the professionals’ health perception at four Tapologo HIV/AIDS clinics around Rustenburg, South Africa. This master thesis is the end result of a wonderful and interesting learning…

The Cognitive Functioning of Children Infected with HIV/AIDS on Antiretroviral Treatment Compared to a Control Group in South Africa

February 2009 With an estimated 5.7 million people living with HIV, South Africa is the country with the largest number of infections in the world. Patients with HIV/AIDS can be treated with Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy (HAART). The introduction of…

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