Volume 4 Issue 1

Research Article

Types of Sex Practiced among Selected Communities in Tanzania: Implications to HIV and AIDS Interventions

Switbert R Kamazima1*, Deodatus CV Kakoko1 , and Idda H Mosha1

Human beings express their sexuality in different ways. However, some of the practices may pose health risks including high risk to HIV and AIDS. The objective of the study was to document types of sex and sex practices common among selected communities in Tanzania so as to expand an understanding of sexual practices PDF

Research Article

Focused Antenatal Care Uptake and its Determinant Factors among Women in Dodoma Region, Tanzania

Agatha FNgowi¹ and Switbert R Kamazima2*

Antenatal care (ANC) are health services provided during pregnancy aiming at monitoring the pregnant woman regularly so that the risk factors can be identified as early as possible. If the women utilize the ANC services regularly as recommended, the risk for maternal PDF


A Commentary on Lipid Disorder and HDL-Cholesterol in HIV Patients: Changing Trends

Satyajit Das*

With the advent of highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) there have been remarkable improvements in the survival of HIV patients. However, complications in the form of dyslipidaemia, insulin resistance, bone problems and liver and kidney disorders have been found to be more noticeable compared to AIDS defining illnesses. PDF


Malignancies Spectrum in the Era of Modern HAART

Kanchana Seneviratne1 , Rajiv Shah1 , Huda Taha2 , Pradhib Venkatesan1 , Satyajit Das2* and Manjula Pammi1

In the current highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) era, studies suggest AIDS defining malignancies (ADM) are decreasing and non- AIDS defining malignancies (NADM) are increasing. We aimed to review all types of malignancies and risk factors in our HIV cohort over a period of ten years. PDF