Understanding Personal, Social and Community Effects of Biomedical HIV Prevention

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The last decade hastransformed thepractices of HIV prevention. Sustained HIV treatment ('treatment as prevention') and taking antiretroviral drugs prophylactically ('pre-exposure prophylaxis') have both been shown to be highly effective in preventing HIV transmission, and are endorsed internationally and increasingly promoted in many countries. Biomedical prevention disrupts the ways in which people conceptualiserisk and practise safe sex, gives rise to new identities andpractices, and affect the ways in which communities respond effectively to HIV. We are seeking students who will examine these issues in depth, using qualitative methods (such as interviewing, participant observation or media analysis).

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Arts and Social Sciences
Centre for Social Research in Health

The Kirby Institute

Arts and Social Sciences
Centre for Social Research in Health

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