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

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 everyone is residing with the affliction, and the virus isn't any longer obvious as a demise sentence. yet new humans remain contaminated with HIV every year, making prevention suggestions which are medically potent and behaviorally enticing as pressing a concern as ever.

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

Contributors remove darkness from the advanced realities entailing adherence, mentioning technological, behavioral, and cultural roadblocks in addition to possibilities to seriously lessen an infection charges. certain up to the moment assurance includes:

  • Prevention providers for folks dwelling with HIV
  • Adherence to HIV remedy as prevention and pre-exposure prophylaxis
  • Advocating for rectal microbicides and secure lubricants
  • Mental overall healthiness and substance use within the scale-up of HIV prevention
  • Risk reimbursement in line with HIV prevention
  • Implementing biomedical HIV prevention advances: reviews from South Africa, Uganda, Australia, Thailand, usa, Ecuador, and Peru

Researchers, practitioners, and coverage makers operating within the fields of HIV/AIDS and public well-being 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 subsequent iteration of prevention efforts.

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