Kerman University of Medical Sciences
1. Cost-effectiveness of Methadone Maintenance Treatment Centers in Prevention of Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection

Sirus Pourkhajoei; Mohsen Barouni; Alireza Noroozi; Ahmad Hajebi; Saeed Amini; Mohammad Karamouzian; Hamid Sharifi

Volume 9, Issue 2 , Summer 2017, , Pages 81-87

  Background: Acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) is one of the greatest social health problems in many communities in the twenty-first century. Methadone maintenance treatment (MMT) could decrease HIV infection among injection drug users (IDU). The main aim of this paper was to determine the cost-effectiveness ...  Read More

2. Prevalence of HIV/AIDS among Iranian Prisoners: A Review Article

Morteza Akbari; Maryam Akbari; Ahmad Naghibzadeh-Tahami; Hassan Joulaei; Maryam Nasiriyan; Maryam Hesampour; Kamran Bagheri-Lankarani

Volume 8, Issue 3 , Autumn 2016, , Pages 195-206

  Background: Worldwide, prisoners are more at risk of being infected by human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) as well as hepatitis C and B in comparison with other risk groups. The combination of acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS), addiction and prison are factors that threaten the health of our ...  Read More

3. HIV Programs in Iran (Persia), Iraq and Saudi Arabia: A Brief Review of Current Evidence in West and Southwest Asia

Omid Massah; Afsaneh Moradi; Ali Farhoudian; Mahmood Amini-Lari; Hassan Joulaei; Reza Daneshmand

Volume 8, Issue 3 , Autumn 2016, , Pages 136-144

  Background: In Western and Southwest Asia, literature is not documented on human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) programs in Iran, Iraq and Saudi Arabia. The present study is the first brief review that describes HIV programs in these three neighboring countries.Methods: Data regarding the evidence of HIV ...  Read More

4. Challenges in the Area of Training and Prevention at the HIV Triangulation Clinic, Kerman, Iran

Farzaneh Zolala; Ali Akbar Haghdoost; Roohollah Zahmatkesh; Mehdi Shafiei

Volume 6, 1-2 , Winter 2014, , Pages 14-21

  Background: Since 2000, Iran has been delivering training and treatment services, including methadone therapy, to HIV positive patients through triangular clinics. This study aims to evaluate the effectiveness of these activities at the HIV Triangulation Centre in the city of Kerman, Iran, through clients’ ...  Read More