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Structural approaches to HIV prevention
Recognition that social, economic, political, and environmental factors directly affect HIV risk and vulnerability has stimulated interest in structural approaches to HIV prevention. Progress in theExpand
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Addressing social drivers of HIV/AIDS for the long-term response: Conceptual and methodological considerations
A key component of the shift from an emergency to a long-term response to AIDS is a change in focus from HIV prevention interventions focused on individuals to a comprehensive strategy in whichExpand
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The politics of evidence: from evidence-based policy to the good governance of evidence
There has been an enormous increase in interest in the use of evidence for public policymaking, but the vast majority of work on the subject has failed to engage with the political nature of decisionExpand
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Linking migration, mobility and HIV
Population mobility is commonly identified as a key driver of the HIV epidemic, both linking geographically separate epidemics and intensifying transmission through inducing riskier sexualExpand
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Political and Institutional Influences on the Use of Evidence in Public Health Policy. A Systematic Review
Background There is increasing recognition that the development of evidence-informed health policy is not only a technical problem of knowledge exchange or translation, but also a politicalExpand
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The Ugandan success story? Evidence and claims of HIV-1 prevention
Uganda is widely regarded as an HIV/AIDS success story, but the reality of this claim has rarely been critically investigated. Although evidence-based medicine is increasingly important, analysis ofExpand
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Health systems factors influencing maternal health services: a four-country comparison.
It is widely understood that maternal health care relies on the entire health system. However, little empirical, country-specific, research has been done to trace out the ways in which health systemExpand
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Understanding the correlations between wealth, poverty and human immunodeficiency virus infection in African countries.
  • J. Parkhurst
  • Medicine
  • Bulletin of the World Health Organization
  • 1 July 2010
OBJECTIVE To investigate the relationships between the prevalence of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection and underlying structural factors of poverty and wealth in several African countries.Expand
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The political environment of HIV: lessons from a comparison of Uganda and South Africa.
Considerable interest has arisen in the role of governance or political commitment in determining the success or failure of HIV/AIDS policies in sub-Saharan Africa. During the 1990s, Uganda and SouthExpand
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What shapes research impact on policy? Understanding research uptake in sexual and reproductive health policy processes in resource poor contexts
Assessing the impact that research evidence has on policy is complex. It involves consideration of conceptual issues of what determines research impact and policy change. There are also a range ofExpand
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