Protecting the Liberated: An Investigation of the Bases of Hiv/aids Transmission and the Development of Effective Prevention Interventions for Black, South African Women
Ntshinga, Lethu Akhona
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AbstractThis paper analyzes the socio-cultural, economic and political paradigms that heighten the vulnerability young, black, South African women, and investigates the efficacy deficiencies of the current prevention interventions. Using Franz Fanon and Steve Biko as a lens, the development of the South African landscape that has caused the HIV epidemic to take the current form is investigated. These lenses are then used in the discussion of South Africa’s neglect of the development of locally created and locally targeted biomedical prevention interventions. Finally, this paper proposes the development of a tenofovir-based, biomedical prevention intervention using an osmotically-controlled drug release mechanism, designed specifically for young, black, South African women.
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