Botswana's HIV response: Policies, context, and future directions

Doreen Ramogola-Masire, Ohemaa Poku, Loeto Mazhani, Ndwapi Ndwapi, Supriya Misra, Tonya Arscott-Mills, Lilo Blank, Ari Ho-Foster, Timothy D. Becker, Lawrence Yang

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Abstract

This brief report describes key periods in the history of the national public health response to the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) epidemic in Botswana. It reveals the context leading to the development of HIV policies presently in place and current challenges that remain. The report concludes with opportunities for future directions, initiatives, and policy changes to reduce the high rates of HIV.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1066-1070
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of Community Psychology
Volume48
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 1 2020

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Social Psychology

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    Ramogola-Masire, D., Poku, O., Mazhani, L., Ndwapi, N., Misra, S., Arscott-Mills, T., Blank, L., Ho-Foster, A., Becker, T. D., & Yang, L. (2020). Botswana's HIV response: Policies, context, and future directions. Journal of Community Psychology, 48(3), 1066-1070. https://doi.org/10.1002/jcop.22316