“A Body Like a Baby”: Social Self-Care among Older People with Chronic HIV in Mombasa

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de Klerk, Josien; Moyer, Eileen;
(2017)
  • Journal: Medical Anthropology,volume 36,issue 4,pages305-318 (issn: 0145-9740, eissn: 1545-5882)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1080/01459740.2016.1235573
  • Subject: B - open article in toll access journal

As part of the chronic disease paradigm now widely used for HIV in sub-Saharan Africa, antiretroviral treatment programs emphasize self-care. In the informal settlements of Mombasa, Kenya, the management of stress—associated with economic precariousness—plays a signific... View more
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