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Fitting condoms on culture: rethinking approaches to HIV prevention in the Trobriand Islands of Papua New Guinea

Lepani, Katherine


In tandem with the relentless spread of HIV infection throughout the world is a proliferation of ways of comprehending the virus and its effects, as different knowledge and belief systems converge and interact to produce meaning. Responding effectively to the challenges of the pandemic in diverse cultural settings involves an obligation to "continually reevaluate the concepts through which we understand HIV, looking closely at how the multiple levels of experience and the multiple forms of...[Show more]

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Date published: 2008
Type: Book chapter


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