Linking anthropological analysis and epidemiological evidence: formulating a narrative of HIV transmission in Acholiland of northern Uganda.

@article{Westerhaus2007LinkingAA,
  title={Linking anthropological analysis and epidemiological evidence: formulating a narrative of HIV transmission in Acholiland of northern Uganda.},
  author={Michael Jon Westerhaus},
  journal={SAHARA J : journal of Social Aspects of HIV/AIDS Research Alliance},
  year={2007},
  volume={4 2},
  pages={590-605}
}
For twenty years, a region of northern Uganda known as Acholiland has been heavily affected by war, leading to the formation of internally displaced people's camps, rape, transactional sex and child abductions. While it is clear that the war has had onerous consequences for the health of the Acholi people, the specific impact of the war on HIV transmission remains unclear, as the epidemiological evidence presents an ambiguous picture of HIV prevalence patterns. Other than a few non-governmental… CONTINUE READING

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