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Advances in HIV and AIDS Control

Edited by Samuel Ikwaras Okware

Uganda National Health Research Organisation

The HIV epidemic has had a significant and profound impact on the world and health resources. Considerable progress has been made in understanding the risks and drivers of the epidemic. Antiretroviral drugs have relieved human suffering and prolonged life. However, access to quality management needs to scale up and be made universal. This book discusses critical issues related to the treatment of HIV infection and related co-infections and challenges in adherence and discordancy. New vaccine approaches discussed may provide the ultimate solution for eradication. Sharing knowledge from various experts in medical and basic sciences improves the quality of care for this persistent global threat. This book discusses emerging advances in HIV-AIDS management to support strategies for control and elimination.

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Advances in HIV and AIDS ControlEdited by Samuel Ikwaras Okware

Published: December 12th 2018

DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.72981

ISBN: 978-1-78984-603-4

Print ISBN: 978-1-78984-602-7

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-1-83881-710-7

Copyright year: 2018

Books open for chapter submissions

12910 Total Chapter Downloads

12 Crossref Citations

6 Web of Science Citations

22 Dimensions Citations


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1. Brain Aging in HIV-1 Infection

By Maryline Santerre and Bassel Sawaya


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2. Achieving 90-90-90: A Focus on Sero-Discordant Couples

By Jacqueline Mthembu, Gadija Khan and Thabile Manengela


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3. Immune Disorders in HIV-Infected Patients Coinfected with Hepatitis C Virus

By Konstantin Shmagel and Evgeniya Saidakova


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4. Human Immunodeficiency Virus-Hepatitis B Virus (HIV-HBV) Coinfection

By Berthold Bivigou-Mboumba


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5. Drug-Resistant Bacterial Infections in HIV Patients

By Marimuthu Ragavan Rameshkumar and Narasingam Arunagirinathan


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6. The Process of Adherence to Treatment in People Living with HIV

By Ariagor Manuel Almanza Avendaño, Martha Patricia Romero Mendoza and Anel Hortensia Gómez San Luis


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7. Neurological Manifestations of HIV

By Girish Modi, Andre Mochan and Mala Modi


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8. Clinical Presentation, Diagnosis and Management of TB-HIV Comorbidity in Children

By Elena Vasilyeva, Marina Lozovskaya, Lyudmila Klochkova and Yuliya Yarovaya


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9. Oral Neoplasms in HIV Positive Patient

By Kelly Cristine Tarquinio Marinho, Elcio Magdalena Giovani, Camila Correia dos Santos and Rodolfo Georgevich Neto


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10. Latent Tuberculosis Infection: Patho-Biology and Treatment

By Rajneesh Thakur and Vangal Krishnaswamy Sashindran


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11. HIV-Associated Cardiovascular Disease

By Hadil Saad and Ntobeko A.B. Ntusi


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12. Artificial Epitope-Based Immunogens in HIV-Vaccine Design

By Larisa I. Karpenko, Sergei I. Bazhan, Alexey M. Eroshkin, Denis V. Antonets, Anton N. Chikaev and Alexander A. Ilyichev


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13. Vaginal Formulations for Prevention of Sexual Transmission of HIV

By María-Dolores Veiga-Ochoa, Roberto Ruiz-Caro, Raúl Cazorla-Luna, Araceli Martín-Illana and Fernando Notario-Pérez


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