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TO DETERMINE PREVALENCE OF HIV/AIDS IN UNDER FIVE YEARS CHILDREN FROM IN TEMEKE MUNICIPALITY IN DAR ES SALAAM IN TANZANIA.
Ambrose. B1, G.R.Neel2, Habineza F3 and Karemera. K. J4

Published in: Journal for Advance Research in Applied Sciences
Volume- 4, Issue-6, pp.237-244, Nov 2017
DPI :-> 16.10089.JARAS.2017.V4I6.237244.2195



Abstract
Households affected by HIV/AIDS are at an increased risk for food insecurity and malnutrition. Poor nutrition contributes to more than a third of all deaths associated with infectious diseases among children under 5 years of age in developing countries (M. Ndirangu, Wariero, Sachs, Masibo, & Deckelbaum, 2011).Methods: The study was crosssectional in type involving quantitative approaches. The data for study was obtained from VCT and CTC clinics at Temeke Referral Hospital, in Dar es Salaam in Tanzania. The study population included all under 5 children with HIV/AIDS registers in VCT and CTC registers at Temeke Referral Hospital.Data was collected through check list in VCT and CTC registers to identify the number of under 5 children infected with HIV/AIDS by the years 2015 and 2016

Key-Words / Index Term
AIDS-Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome, ART-Anti Retro viral Therapy, CTC-Care and Treatment Clinic, COTC-Clinical officers training Centre, OIs-Opportunistic infections,

How to cite this article
Ambrose. B1, G.R.Neel2, Habineza F3 and Karemera. K. J4 , “TO DETERMINE PREVALENCE OF HIV/AIDS IN UNDER FIVE YEARS CHILDREN FROM IN TEMEKE MUNICIPALITY IN DAR ES SALAAM IN TANZANIA.”, Journal for Advance Research in Applied Sciences, 4, Issue-6, pp.237-244, Nov 2017. DPI:16.10089.JARAS.V4.I6.2195