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Impact of age and sex on CD4+ cell count trajectories following treatment initiation : an analysis of the Tanzanian HIV treatment database
(Public Library of Science, 2016)
Objective: New guidelines recommend that all HIV-infected individuals initiate antiretroviral treatment (ART) immediately following diagnosis. This study describes how immune reconstitution varies by gender and age to ...
Age differences between sexual partners, behavioural and demographic correlates, and HIV infection on Likoma Island, Malawi
(Springer Nature, 2016)
Patterns of age differences between sexual partners – age-mixing – may partially explain the magnitude of HIV epidemics in Sub-Saharan Africa. However, evidence of age-disparity as a risk factor for HIV remains mixed. We ...
Partner age differences and associated sexual risk behaviours among adolescent girls and young women in a cash transfer programme for schooling in Malawi
(BioMed Central, 2018-03-27)
Background: Age disparities in sexual relationships have been proposed as a key risk factor for HIV transmission in Sub-Saharan Africa, but evidence remains inconclusive. The SIHR study, a cluster randomised trial of a ...