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HIV Infection in Attendees of Psychiatric Clinics in Harare, Zimbabwe; Prevalence, Associated Factors and HIV Care Uptake

Department For International Development

October 23
16:28 2019

Abstract

Determination of HIV prevalence among people with mental illness is necessary for developing integrated services for HIV and mental illness. This study determined HIV prevalence and uptake of HIV care among outpatients of psychiatric hospitals in Harare, Zimbabwe. HIV status was determined using open testing of 270 randomly selected consenting adult outpatients.

This research was supported by the UK Department for International Developments Operational Research Capacity Building Programme led by the International Union Against TB and Lung Disease (The Union)

Citation

Madziro-Ruwizhu TB, Nyagura T, Takarinda K, Jack HE, Kajawu L, Mangezi W. HIV Infection in Attendees of Psychiatric Clinics in Harare, Zimbabwe; Prevalence, Associated Factors and HIV Care Uptake. AIDS and Behavior. 2019. Epub Ahead of Print

HIV Infection in Attendees of Psychiatric Clinics in Harare, Zimbabwe; Prevalence, Associated Factors and HIV Care Uptake

Published 23 August 2019