Northern Uganda and paradigms of HIV prevention: the need for social analysis.

@article{Westerhaus2008NorthernUA,
  title={Northern Uganda and paradigms of HIV prevention: the need for social analysis.},
  author={Mike Westerhaus and Amy C. Finnegan and Yoti Zabulon and Joia S. Mukherjee},
  journal={Global public health},
  year={2008},
  volume={3 1},
  pages={
          39-46
        }
}
In settings of armed conflict, traditional HIV prevention programmes that promote risk avoidance via abstinence and fidelity and risk reduction via condom use and needle exchange are not viable. In such contexts, HIV risk depends less on personal choice than on exposure to physical, emotional and structural violence. War in northern Uganda has created three realities (internally displaced people's camps, night commuters and child abductions) which increase vulnerability to HIV transmission… CONTINUE READING

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