The project identified an enormous need for health intervention among young women, who knew little about available government support programmes.
Reports-Published dateFriday, January 25, 2019 - 05:00
Journal articlesAIDS CHOICE DISABLED AIDS PREVENTION
Prevention for those who have freedom of choice – or among the choice-disabled : confronting equity in the AIDS epidemic
Victims of sexual abuse make up a big part of the southern Africa population. One in every three has suffered sexual abuse by the age of 18 years; a very large proportion of the population is thus choice-disabled.Published dateSaturday, September 2, 2006 - 04:00
Journal articlesRISK FACTORS SEXUAL BEHAVIOUR SOCIO-ECONOMIC INDICATORS Gender
Gender-specific patterns of multiple concurrent sexual partnerships : a national cross sectional survey in Botswana
A priority of AIDS prevention in Botswana is to reduce multiple concurrent sexual partnerships. We analysed
data from interviews with people aged 16 60 years in a 2007 national stratified random cluster sample ofPublished dateSaturday, January 2, 2010 - 05:00
Journal articlesSEXUAL BEHAVIOUR Gender WOMEN'S HEALTH CONDOM USE
Community views of inter-generational sex : findings from focus groups in Botswana, Namibia and Swaziland
Inter-generational sex is an important driver of the AIDS epidemic in Southern
Africa, contributing to the high incidence of HIV among young women. We
conducted 12 focus group discussions with women aged 15–24 years and 11 withPublished dateSaturday, January 2, 2010 - 05:00
Journal articlesHEALTH EQUITY HEALTH BEHAVIOUR PREVENTION AND CONTROL CHOICE DISABLED
Background: HIV testing with counseling is an integral component of most national HIV and AIDS prevention
strategies in southern Africa. Equity in testing implies that people at higher risk for HIV such as women; those whoPublished dateSaturday, January 2, 2010 - 05:00
Journal articlesHIV CHOICE DISABLED RISK FACTORS AIDS PREVENTION Governance HEALTH SYSTEM PRIMARY HEALTH CARE SOCIAL DETERMINANTS OF HEALTH DECISION MAKING
Choice-disability and HIV infection : a cross sectional study of HIV status in Botswana, Namibia and Swaziland
Choice disability may be an important driver of the AIDS epidemic. In Botswana, Namibia and Swaziland, 22.9, 9.1, and 26.1% women, and 8.3, 2.8, and 9.3% men, were HIV positive.Published dateSunday, January 2, 2011 - 05:00
Journal articlesHEALTH SURVEYS HIV AIDS TESTING THERAPY
Community views about routine HIV testing and antiretroviral treatment in Botswana: signs of progress from a cross sectional study
Background: The Botswana government began providing free antiretroviral therapy (ART) in 2002 and in 2004 introduced routine HIV testing (RHT) in government health facilities, aiming to increase HIV testing and uptake of ART.Published dateSaturday, June 2, 2007 - 04:00
Acute and Early HIV1 Infection in Childbearing Women during Pregnancy and Postpartum Period in Tanzania, Zambia, and Botswana
National HIV prevention programs in Tanzania, Zambia, and Botswana must effectively address the infection rate among childbearing women during pregnancy and the postpartum period.
Young women in Botswana bear the brunt of new HIV infections. This project aims to reduce the number of new HIV cases, particularly among women aged 15 to 29.
This grant will support the development of HIV/AIDS prevention trial expertise in Botswana, Tanzania and Zambia using existing collaborations between Africa, Canada and the United States.