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 affliction, and the virus isn't any longer noticeable as a dying sentence. yet new humans stay contaminated with HIV every year, making prevention options which are medically powerful 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 growth. concepts resembling pre-exposure prophylaxis (antiretroviral regimens for the high-risk uninfected) and remedy as prevention (early use of paintings to lessen infectiousness of recent sufferers) are tested, as are present findings on ongoing prevention and remedy concerns.

Contributors light up the complicated realities entailing adherence, mentioning technological, behavioral, and cultural roadblocks in addition to possibilities to noticeably decrease an infection charges. exact up to the moment assurance includes:

  • Prevention providers for people residing with HIV
  • Adherence to HIV therapy 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 repayment in accordance with 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 overall 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 new release of prevention efforts.

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