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AIDS, Culture, and Africa$
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Douglas A. Feldman

Print publication date: 2008

Print ISBN-13: 9780813032535

Published to Florida Scholarship Online: September 2011

DOI: 10.5744/florida/9780813032535.001.0001

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HIV/AIDS Prevention

HIV/AIDS Prevention

Strategies for Improving Prevention Efforts in Africa

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(p.170) 10 HIV/AIDS Prevention
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AIDS, Culture, and Africa
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Elizabeth Onjoro Meassick

Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:10.5744/florida/9780813032535.003.0010

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

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