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When the demand for ‘evidence’ is unscientific: An example from HIV/AIDS

Cornish, Flora (2015) When the demand for ‘evidence’ is unscientific: An example from HIV/AIDS. Thinking Methods (11 Jun 2015). Website.

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Abstract

The holy grail of evidence has become all pervasive in the global HIV response. The drive for universalising knowledge on what works, derived from the emergence of ‘high quality’ evidence for biomedical prevention technologies, is now so entrenched in policy that sensitive appraisals of the ways in which interventions are engaged with and made to work in different contexts are being overlooked.

Item Type: Online resource (Website)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/thinkingmethods/
Additional Information: Copyright: © 2015 The Author(s); Online
Divisions: Methodology
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine > RA0421 Public health. Hygiene. Preventive Medicine
Sets: Departments > Methodology
Collections > LSE Thinking Methods Blog
Date Deposited: 06 Jul 2017 13:53
Last Modified: 16 Sep 2020 23:13
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/83251

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