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Of blood and belonging: the practice of antiretroviral treatment among HIV-positive youth in South Africa's Eastern Cape

Abstract:

HIV-positive adolescents are an increasingly numerous and challenging population in the South African HIV/AIDS epidemic. Their access to, and retention in, ART care has become a pressing public health concern. Comprised of four journal articles, this thesis explores the practice of antiretroviral treatment (ART) among a cohort of HIV-positive adolescents (age 10–19) in South Africa's Eastern Cape. By 'practice', I mean the volatile, situated and relational 'work' that goes into young peopl...

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Supervisor
Role:
Supervisor
Collaborative Initiative for Paediatric HIV Education and Research (CIPHER) More from this funder
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
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Deposit date:
2016-03-07

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