Service Delivery and HIV-Positive Gay Men: Pre- and Post-Advent of Highly Active Antiretroviral Treatment (HAART)
The HIV/AIDS pandemic has posed and continues to pose unique challenges for service delivery, and it is the nature of these challenges to require us to think about the idea of service delivery in a more complex way than normally occurs. Medical and pharmaceutical interventions in relation to the virus are not sufficient; or, rather, these types of intervention have to be embedded within education, prevention, and illness management approaches that take account of both the lived experience of individuals and its contextualization within the sociology of the epidemic and the sexual cultures (Dowsett 2006) with which it is entwined.
KeywordsService Delivery Welfare Service Sexual Culture Include Health Care Worker Individualize Service Delivery
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