3.90.151 FÄLLT AUS Nexus between migration and HIV/AIDS: Does it matter?
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Carried out by Joyceline Ntoh Yuh, PhD candidate
Migration has been significantly linked to not only the mobility of people but also diseases. Migration is therefore perceived as risk factor for the widespread of diseases. The assumption here is that migrants are more likely to move with disease from their country of origin to the receiving countries. Specifically migrants also carry with them their sociocultural behaviors that increase the likelihood of transmission of HIV. Migrants are more likely to have multiple sexual partners, have limited access to social services and few social support networks. During the workshop we shall together unravel the relationship between migration and HIV based on diverse theoretical underpinnings. Finally we shall examine the implications of migration in relation to HIV.
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- ipb618 Transculturality and Cultural Mobility
- mir130 Theorizing Historical and Contemporary Migration Processes & Intercultural Relations
- mir320 Theory and Methods in Migration Studies