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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 a long time into the epidemic, greatly is understood approximately HIV and its transmission, extra everyone is dwelling with the sickness, and the virus isn't any longer obvious as a loss of life sentence. yet new humans remain contaminated with HIV every year, making prevention suggestions which are medically potent and behaviorally attractive as pressing a concern as ever.

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

Contributors light up the complicated realities entailing adherence, declaring technological, behavioral, and cultural roadblocks in addition to possibilities to seriously lessen an infection premiums. unique up to the moment assurance includes:

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

Researchers, practitioners, and coverage makers operating within the fields of HIV/AIDS and public wellbeing and fitness 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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