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HIV/AIDS Prevention

Elizabeth Onjoro Meassick

in AIDS, Culture, and Africa

Published by University Press of Florida

Published in print October 2008 | ISBN: 9780813032535
Published online September 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780813039305 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5744/florida/9780813032535.003.0010
HIV/AIDS Prevention

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This chapter examines the constraints hindering HIV/AIDS prevention in Africa. It analyses the reasons behind program failures and lists components for successful HIV/AIDS prevention strategies. It discusses the success of the Abstinence, Be Faithful, and condom (ABc) campaign in reducing HIV infection rates in Uganda and highlights the role of anthropological research in developing policies to support effective HIV/AIDS interventions.

Keywords: HIV/AIDS prevention; Africa; ABc program; Uganda; anthropological research

Chapter.  12453 words. 

Subjects: Ethical Issues and Debates

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