Category Archives: Social Sciences

HIV: Don’t Live in Ignorance (Part 2 of 2)

In part 1 I put forward some reflexions triggered by my reading of Lord Fowlers’ new book AIDS Don’t Die of Prejudice and ended with a somewhat depressing view on our ability to quell the HIV epidemic without a major shift in how we respond to

HIV: Don’t Live in Ignorance (Part 1 of 2)

A reflexion on Lord Fowlers’ AIDS Don’t Die of Prejudice. Whilst looking for an opening sentence for this musing, I wondered who could be interested in Lord Fowler’s book on Aids in the year 2014. I checked the Amazon website and found that Fowler’s travelogue was ranked

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Why PrEP isn’t just a “Biomedical” intervention

Don’t we all know that popping pills is not the solution to all our problems? The writer reflects on his and other’s assumptions about the role of biomedical interventions in the control of the HIV epidemic. This blog’s title mirrors that of Jake Sobo’s “Why

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