“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…

The Psychosocial Problems of Children with HIV/AIDS on Antiretroviral Treatment in South Africa

Introduction Since the beginning of the Acquired Immuno-Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) epidemic in the late 1970s, more than 25 million deaths worldwide have occurred due to illnesses associated with the virus (UNAIDS/WHO, 2005). Of these deaths, many were children. More than…

Cross-Sectional Research

Changes in the Factors Influencing the Adherence to Antiretroviral Treatment in Rural South Africa Download Here

Summary Report

Case Studies of 32 PEPFAR – funded. Orphans and Vulnerable Children (OVC) Programmes in South Africa. Download Here

The quality of environment in South African Childcare Centres

Human immunodeficiency virus, also known as HIV, progressively destroys the body’s ability to fight infections and cancers by killing cells of the body’s immune system. Eventually HIV can cause the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS). People who are diagnosed with AIDS…

The quality of care in the ARV treatment childcare centres of the SACBC AIDS Office in South Africa.

M.L. Hogenkamp Masterthesis Orthopedagogiek 2007/2008 Supervisor: Dr.  C. Baerveldt General coordinator of the research project: Prof. A. Vermeer, PhD. January 2008 Utrecht University, Department of Education, Utrecht, The Netherlands. Download Here

The quality of care in the ARV treatment childcare centres of the SACBC AIDS Office in South Africa.

M.L. Hogenkamp Masterthesis Orthopedagogiek 2007/2008 Supervisor: Dr.  C. Baerveldt General coordinator of the research project: Prof. A. Vermeer, PhD. January 2008 Utrecht University, Department of Education, Utrecht, The Netherlands. Download Here

Absence of semantic priming in children with symptomatic HIV

Absence of semantic priming in children with symptomatic HIV-1 disease living UNDER deprived circumstances Drost, R. J., Vermeer, A. and de Haan, E. H. F. Departments of Experimental Psychology and Pedagogics Utrecht University, The Netherlands Corresponding author: Edward de Haan…

Bachelor Thesis

Bachelor Thesis The Psychosocial Problems of Children with HIV/AIDS on Antiretroviral Treatment in South Africa. AIDS was first recognised in 1981 and according to the World Health Organization and the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS, 2006) it is…

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