Cultural and gender issues related to HIV/AIDS prevention in rural Swaziland: a focus group analysis.

@article{Buseh2002CulturalAG,
  title={Cultural and gender issues related to HIV/AIDS prevention in rural Swaziland: a focus group analysis.},
  author={Aaron G. Buseh and Laurie K Glass and Beverly J McElmurry},
  journal={Health care for women international},
  year={2002},
  volume={23 2},
  pages={173-84}
}
HIV/AIDS is a serious public health problem in Swaziland, a small land-locked Southern African country. The epidemic affects all subpopulations, but women are increasingly at risk for contracting the disease. Focus groups were conducted in a rural area to obtain qualitative information on the rural dimensions of HIV/AIDS, vulnerability to HIV/AIDS, and sociocultural factors influencing the spread of AIDS. Five themes were identified from analyses of the focus groups that are relevant in… CONTINUE READING

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