Biomedical Advances in HIV Prevention: Social and Behavioral by Lisa A. Eaton,Seth C. Kalichman PDF

By Lisa A. Eaton,Seth C. Kalichman

Biomedical Advances in HIV Prevention: Social and Behavioral Perspectives

Lisa A. Eaton and Seth C. Kalichman, editors

Three many years into the epidemic, very much is understood approximately HIV and its transmission, extra individuals are dwelling with the disorder, and the virus isn't any longer visible as a loss of life sentence. yet new humans stay contaminated with HIV every year, making prevention recommendations which are medically powerful and behaviorally enticing as pressing a concern as ever.

Biomedical Advances in HIV Prevention: Social and Behavioral Perspectives assembles the newest advancements, limitations to implementation, and probabilities for--and challenges to--future growth. strategies similar to pre-exposure prophylaxis (antiretroviral regimens for the high-risk uninfected) and therapy as prevention (early use of paintings to lessen infectiousness of recent sufferers) are tested, as are present findings on ongoing prevention and therapy concerns.

Contributors remove darkness from the complicated realities entailing adherence, mentioning technological, behavioral, and cultural roadblocks in addition to possibilities to seriously decrease an infection charges. precise up to the moment insurance includes:

  • Prevention providers for people dwelling with HIV
  • Adherence to HIV remedy as prevention and pre-exposure prophylaxis
  • Advocating for rectal microbicides and secure lubricants
  • Mental health and wellbeing and substance use within the scale-up of HIV prevention
  • Risk reimbursement based on HIV prevention
  • Implementing biomedical HIV prevention advances: experiences from South Africa, Uganda, Australia, Thailand, usa, Ecuador, and Peru

Researchers, practitioners, and coverage makers operating within the fields of HIV/AIDS and public healthiness will glance towards Biomedical Advances in HIV Prevention: Social and Behavioral Perspectives as either a way for constructing and assessing present courses and a blueprint for the following iteration of prevention efforts.

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