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AIDS: Problems encountered in anthropological research

G. Boulogne
Curationis | Vol 16, No 2 | a1392 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.4102/curationis.v16i2.1392 | © 1993 G. Boulogne | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 31 March 1993 | Published: 31 March 1993

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G. Boulogne,, South Africa

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Abstract

Medical science has up to now not discovered a means to fight HIV and it is obvious that the epidemic can only be controlled by prevention. Those disciplines from the humanities that could make the most meaningful contribution in this regard would be those that study, or ought to study sexuality, namely, psychology, sociology and anthropology. The communication sciences and nursing belong here as well and ought to play a crucial role.

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