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Summary ´ PDF, Book or Kindle PUB free ¹ Isak NiehausThe Bushbuckridge region of South Africa has one of the highest rates of HIV infection in the world Having first arrived in the area in the arly s the disease "spread rapidly and by life xpectancies had fallen by twelve years for men and fourteen years for women Since public "rapidly and by life xpectancies had fallen by twelve years for men and fourteen years for women Since public facilities have increasingly offered free HAART highly active antiretroviral therapy treatment offering a degree of hope but uptake and adherence
the therapy been sporadic and uneven Drawing on Is xtensive thnographic research carried "out in Bushbuckridge over the course of twenty five years Isak "in Bushbuckridge over the course of twenty five years Isak reveals how the AIDS pandemic has been xperienced at the village level Most significantly he shows how local cultural practices andto the therapy
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