This issue of the Southern African HIV Clinicians Society's "HIV Nursing Matters" online magazine focuses on vulnerable populations, including TB in prisons and intimate partner violence in the context of HIV.
Virtually no African country provides HIV prevention services in sex work settings with an adequate scale and intensity. Uncertainty remains about the optimal set of interventions and mode of delivery.
There remains a significant information gap with respect to HIV epidemiology and intervention uptake among high-risk, marginalised populations such as female sex workers (FSW) in sub-Saharan Africa because of the complexities of surveillance among these groups.
The Ministry of Health and Social Welfare and the Tanzania Commission for AIDS have expressed a need for key population HIV prevalence and group size estimates to identify the costs of the Third National Multi-Sectoral Strategic Framework on HIV and AIDS; the Third Health Sector HIV and AIDS Stra
The HIV epidemic in Tanzania has existed for three decades and has claimed many lives. Over the year’s collective efforts to control the epidemic has seen HIV prevalence decline progressively among adults aged 15-49 from 7% in 2003 to 5.1% in 2011.