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Substance use and its effect on antiretroviral treatment adherence among male fisherfolk living with HIV/AIDS in Uganda
(PloS one, 2019)
Fisherfolk are a most-at-risk population for HIV being prioritized for the scale up of HIV treatment in Uganda. Heavy alcohol use and potential drug use may be a major barrier to treatment adherence for men in this setting. ...
Barriers to access and utilisation of HIV/STIs prevention and care services among transwomen sex workers in the greater Kampala metropolitan area, Uganda
(BMC infectious diseases, 2020)
Trans-women sex workers bear the greatest brunt of HIV and other sexually transmitted infections (STI). Trans-women are 49 times more at risk of HIV infections compared to the general population. However, they remain ...
A qualitative study on alcohol consumption and HIV treatment adherence among men living with HIV in Ugandan fishing communities
(AIDS care, 2019)
Ugandan fishing communities are dually burdened with high rates of HIV and alcohol use. This qualitative study explores context and motivation of alcohol consumption, and alcohol’s effect on antiretroviral treatment (ART) ...
Perceptions and experiences of female sex workers in accessing HIV services in Uganda
(BMC International Health and Human Rights, 2017)
HIV prevalence among female sex workers (FSWs) in high burden countries in sub-Saharan Africa varies between 24 and 72%, however their access to HIV services remains limited. This study explored FSWs’ perspectives of the ...
Building capacity for HIV/AIDS program leadership and management in Uganda through mentored Fellowships
(Global Health Action, 2011)
Around the world, health professionals and program managers are leading and managing public and private health organizations with little or no formal management and leadership training and experience. To describe an ...