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Session 40:
The behavioural dimension of the HIV epidemic: risks, perceptions and behaviours

Wednesday, July 20
8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Auditorium François 1er

Chair: Carla Makhlouf Obermeyer, World Health Organization (WHO)

  1. Feelings of invulnerability and identity change in the face of seropositivity: a socio-anthropological analysis of the gaps between the perception of risk and identification of status of a person infected by HIV/AIDS in the French CaribbeanStéphanie Mulot, Université Aix-Marseille 3, Paul Cézanne

  2. Sexual behaviour and perceptions of risk: male rural-urban migrants in TanzaniaErnestina E. Coast, London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE)

  3. Psychosocial self-assessments of HIV prevention behaviour and perceptions of risk in multiple culturesLawrence J. Severy, University of Florida

  4. The construction of self-assessed HIV/AIDS infection likelihood: an examination from rural MalawiPhilip A. Anglewicz, University of Pennsylvania; Hans-Peter Kohler, University of Pennsylvania

  5. Understanding pathways: exploring social capital measures and their links to health outcomesFiona Samuels, International HIV/AIDS Alliance; Sam Mcpherson, International HIV/AIDS Alliance; Pepukai Chikukwa, International HIV/AIDS Alliance; Juan Pablo Gutierrez, National Institute of Public Health; Steffano Bertozzi, National Institute of Public Health; Lalit Dandona, College of India; Rakhi Dandona, College of India

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