The Intersection of Two Pandemics: Elucidating the Impact of COVID-19 Restrictions on HIV Services among Key Populations in Northeast Nigeria
Moses Katbi, Maryam Bello, Oluwatosin Adeoye, Adefisayo Adedoyin, Amalachukwu Ukaere, Rachel Goldstein, Kent Klindera, Iyiola Faturiyele, Helina Meri, Homsuk Swomen and Adegboye Adeoye
Article Type: Original Article | First Published: October 05, 2022
The global impact of COVID-19 continues to affect all sectors, especially the healthcare sector. This retrospective study was conducted using data generated from routine program implementation in low and middle income setting across 2 north eastern states of Nigeria in sub- Saharan Africa....
Sexual Health Code Mobile Application to Reduce Transmission of Sexual Diseases
Article Type: Review Article | First Published: August 10, 2022
Sexual diseases are very common although many people are unaware of their high prevalence and potential risks of being infected by sexual diseases such as human papillomavirus, human immunodeficiency virus, syphilis, and gonococcal infection. Further, due to the associated social stigma with sexual diseases, individuals incline not to reveal their previous or current sexual diseases. Therefore, sexual diseases slowly spread among healthy individuals....
Atypical Toxoplasmosis and Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy in HIV Infected Patients
Andrea Gutiérrez Villanueva, Alberto Díaz de Santiago, Sara De la Fuente Moral, Fernando Martínez Vera, Jesús Herráiz Jiménez, Rocío Velasco and Lucía Alba Alcántara
Article Type: Case Report | First Published: March 12, 2022
Concerning two cases of atypical toxoplasmosis and progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy coinfection in HIV-positive patients and due to the clinical and prognostic relevance of both entities, we decided to make a review of space-occupying lesions in the CNS in HIV patients. Both patients presented neurological symptoms and atypical intracranial lesions on imaging tests. On admission they were diagnosed with advanced stage HIV, so we made the differential diagnosis with the most frequent op...
Prevalence and Human Papillomavirus Genotypes Distribution among HIV-Positive and -Negative Young Women Aged 20 to 37-Years-Old with Cervical Cancer in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire
Nanga Yessé Zinzendorf, Cablan Mian Asher, Zaba Flore Sandrine, Apete Tahou Sandrine, Brou Kouakou Pierre, Ouassa Timotée, Dotia Agathe, Lathro Serge Joseph and Agbessi-Kouassi Bra Thérèse
Article Type: Research Article | First Published: March 12, 2022
Human papilloma virus (HPV) infection is the major etiologic agent of cervical cancer. Both human papillomavirus (HPV) and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) are classified as carcinogens. We describe the prevalence and distribution of HPV genotypes among HIVpositive and -negative women aged 20-37 years-old in Côte d’Ivoire. Women were recruited among those who come to the gynaecology department of the Military Hospital, Abidjan with a positive acetic acid test. HIV testing was performed on t...