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Routine HIV testing in Botswana: a population-based study on attitudes, practices, and human rights concerns
(PLoS Medicine. www.plosmedicine.org, 2006)
Background The Botswana government recently implemented a policy of routine or "opt-out" HIV testing in response to the high prevalence of HIV infection, estimated at 37% of adults. Methods and Findings We conducted a ...
People living with HIV and AIDS on the brink: stigma - a complex sociocultural impediment in the fight against HIV and AIDS in Botswana
(Taylor & Francis, http://www.informaworld.com/smpp/title~db=all~content=t713723020, 2009)
HIV-related stigma is a life-altering phenomenon. The consequence of the stigmatization process sets apart stigmatized person(s) as a distinct category, leading to various forms of disapproval, rejection, exclusion, labeling, ...
A population-based study on alcohol and high-risk sexual behaviors in Botswana
(Public Library of Science, http://www.plos.org/, 2006-01-01)
Background In Botswana, an estimated 24% of adults ages 15–49 years are infected with HIV. While alcohol use is strongly associated with HIV infection in Africa, few population-based studies have characterized the association ...
Food insufficiency is associated with high-risk sexual behavior among women in Botswana and Swaziland
(Plos Medicine. www.plosmedicine.org, 2007)
Background: Both food insufficiency and HIV infection are major public health problems in sub-Saharan Africa, yet the impact of food insufficiency on HIV risk behavior has not been systematically investigated. We tested ...
Gender and HIV/AIDS in Botswana: a focus on inequalities and discrimination
(Oxfam. http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/routledg/cgde, 2006-01-01)
This article discusses the response of Botswana to the HIV/AIDS epidemic. In recognition of the fact that HIV/AIDS is more than just a health issue, Botswana has instigated a multi-sectoral response to the epidemic, which ...