Developing an effective and appropriate HIV prevention strategy based on the determinants of sexually transmitted infections in an HIV infected population on highly active antiretroviral treatment.

Kalavani Moodley, Noddy Jinabhai, Sandy Pillay

Abstract


 

This study assesses the prevalence and determinants of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) in an HIV infected population on highly active antiretroviral therapy in KwaZulu Natal. It aims to measure the associations of the prevalence of STIs and various socio-economic factors. Data for this study was obtained from baseline STI data of a larger study, OPTIONS.  Based on the findings of the study, an HIV prevention strategy for HIV positive patients in care will be developed.