Wednesday, September 30 / 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM   •   Karam 5

Session 133:
Contextual factors influencing HIV testing and treatment

Chair: Carla Makhlouf Obermeyer, World Health Organization (WHO)
Discussant: Sophie Le Coeur, Institut National d'Études Démographiques (INED)

  1. Life projects and therapeutic itineraries: marriage, fertility, and antiretroviral therapy in NigeriaDaniel Smith, Brown University ; Benjamin Mbakwem, Community and Youth Development Initiatives (CYDI)

  2. Women get infected but we die…..! Men and masculinities in the era of HIV/AIDS in BotswanaSerai D. Rakgoasi, University of the Witwatersrand ; Clifford O. Odimegwu, University of the Witwatersrand

  3. Access to and utilization of antenatal HIV counseling and testing services in countries heavily affected by AIDS: who is offered the test, who accepts the test, and what is the effect of policy on testing uptake?Kiersten Johnson, Macro International Inc. ; Priscilla A. Akwara, United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF)

  4. Beyond the Lazarus effect: social impacts of antiretroviral treatment on patients' family members in western UgandaAmy Kaler, University of Alberta

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