Central African Journal of Public Health

Volume 1, Issue 1, June 2015

  • Application of the Health Belief Model (HBM) in HIV Prevention: A Literature Review

    Elvis E. Tarkang, Francis B. Zotor

    Issue: Volume 1, Issue 1, June 2015
    Pages: 1-8
    Received: 22 May 2015
    Accepted: 31 May 2015
    Published: 15 June 2015
    DOI: 10.11648/j.cajph.20150101.11
    Abstract: As part of a study that explored the factors associated with consistent condom use among senior secondary school female learners in Mbonge subdivision of rural Cameroon, the Health Belief Model (HBM) was used as the framework. Literature was reviewed to ascertain how the entire HBM has been defined and what recommendations have been made as to how ... Show More
  • Multiple Sexual Partnership and Perception of Risk of HIV Infection among Out-of-school Youths Aged 15-24 in Cameroon: A Short Communication

    Elvis Enowbeyang Tarkang

    Issue: Volume 1, Issue 1, June 2015
    Pages: 9-13
    Received: 1 June 2015
    Accepted: 18 June 2015
    Published: 19 June 2015
    DOI: 10.11648/j.cajph.20150101.12
    Abstract: Cameroon has a high concentration of out-of-school youths. Therefore research relating to out-of-school adolescents and HIV/AIDS is imperative. The aim of the study was to investigate the perception of risk of contracting HIV/AIDS and its association with multiple sexual partners among out-of-school youths in Kumba, the Southwest region of Cameroon... Show More