Exploring the role of cognitive and structural forms of social capital in HIV/AIDS trends in the Kagera region of Tanzania - a grounded theory study.

@article{Frumence2011ExploringTR,
  title={Exploring the role of cognitive and structural forms of social capital in HIV/AIDS trends in the Kagera region of Tanzania - a grounded theory study.},
  author={Gasto Frumence and Malin Elisabeth Viktoria Eriksson and Lennarth Nystr{\"o}m and Japhet Z. J. Killewo and Maria Emmelin},
  journal={African journal of AIDS research : AJAR},
  year={2011},
  volume={10 1},
  pages={
          1-13
        }
}
The article presents a synthesis of data from three village case studies focusing on how structural and cognitive social capital may have influenced the progression of the HIV epidemic in the Kagera region of Tanzania. Grounded theory was used to develop a theoretical model describing the possible links between structural and cognitive social capital and the impact on sexual health behaviours. Focus group discussions and key informant interviews were carried out to represent the range of… CONTINUE READING
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