‘Disability and HIV in Africa: Breaking the barriers to sexual health care’
Rohleder, P. 2017. ‘Disability and HIV in Africa: Breaking the barriers to sexual health care’. Journal of Health Psychology. 22 (11), pp. 1405-1414.
Three decades in to the HIV pandemic, the issues affecting people with disabilities remains less known. Increasing attention has been given to this overlooked population when it comes to HIV prevention, treatment and care. This is related to the significant unmet sexual and reproductive health care needs facing people with disabilities worldwide. This article discusses the barriers to sexual health for people with disabilities in Africa, and presents an argument about how mainstream HIV prevention work and research does not adequately attend to the sorts of systemic barriers that exclude people with disabilities, which a more targeted, and critical approach could.
|Journal||Journal of Health Psychology|
|Journal citation||22 (11), pp. 1405-1414|
|Accepted author manuscript|
|Digital Object Identifier (DOI)||doi:10.1177/1359105316628738|
|Online||18 Feb 2016|
|01 Sep 2017|
|Publication process dates|
|Deposited||27 Jul 2015|
|Accepted||01 Jul 2015|
|Copyright information||Rohleder, Poul (2016) ‘‘Disability and HIV in Africa: Breaking the barriers to sexual health care’’, Journal of Health Psychology, 22(11), pp. 1405-1414. (10.1177/1359105316628738). Copyright © 2015 The author. Reprinted by permission of SAGE Publications.|
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