HIV treatment service and user interface study
This study explored the ‘goodness of fit’ between (a) what services offer patients on the one hand, and (b) the way in which patients themselves perceive their best needs and interests on the other hand. The study explored the impact of two factors on this ‘goodness of fit’: i) Patients’ perceptions of services (e.g. How do patients perceive their illness and their resulting needs? To what extent do they believe that existing clinic and hospital services are capable of meeting these needs?) and ii) Nurses perceptions of patients (e.g. How do nurses understand their patients’needs? What is their view of what constitutes ‘best nursing practice’ for meeting these needs). The study paid particular attention to the ‘meeting point’ between these two sets of perceptions through a very careful exploration of the interaction between nurses and patients in concrete treatment settings. The study also examined the way in which ART has affected nurses’ perceptions of their work, and of their own professional identities.
Campbell C, Scott K, Madanhire C, Nyamukapa C, Gregson S: A ‘good hospital’: Nurse and patient perceptions of good clinical care for HIV-positive people on antiretroviral treatment in rural Zimbabwe—A mixed-methods qualitative study. Int J Nursing Studs 2011, 48:175-183. | free access
Campbell C, Skovdal M, Madanhire C, Nyamukapa C, Gregson S: "We, the AIDS people…”: Through what mechanisms have antiretroviral therapy created a context for ARV users to resist stigma and construct positive identities? American Journal of Public Health 2011, 101(6):1004-1010 | free access
Campbell C, Scott K, Madanhire C, Nyamukapa C, Gregson S: Sources of motivation and frustration among healthcare workers in the new era of HIV care brought about by ARV roll-out in rural Zimbabwe. AIDS Care in press.
Scott, K., Campbell, C., Madanhire, C., Skovdal, M., Nyamukapa, C., Gregson, S.: In what ways do community groups support optimal access and adherence to antiretroviral treatment in Zimbabwe? Health Promotion International, 2013: | free access
Skovdal M, Campbell C, Madanhire C, Mupambireyi Z, Nyamukapa C, Gregson S: Masculinity as a barrier to men’s use of HIV services in Zimbabwe. Globalisation and Health 2011, 7:13 | free access
Skovdal M, Campbell C, Madanhire C, Nyamukapa C, Gregson S: Challenges faced by elderly guardians in sustaining the adherence to antiretroviral therapy in HIV-infected children in Zimbabwe. AIDS Care in press.
Skovdal M., Campbell C., Madanhire C., Nyamukapa C., & Gregson S: When masculinity interferes with women’s treatment of HIV infection: A qualitative study about adherence to antiretroviral therapy in Zimbabwe. Journal of the International AIDS Society 14:29 (9 June 2011) | free access
Skovdal M, Campbell C, Nhongo K, Nyamukapa C, Gregson S: Contextual and psychosocial influences on antiretroviral therapy adherence in rural Zimbabwe: towards a systematic framework for programme planners. International Journal of Health Planning and Management in press