From treatment possibilities to treatment as prevention: HIV and biomedicalisation in UK qualitative datasets


  • Dr Catherine Dodds

Project summary

This project will examine how the lived experience alongside HIV anti-retroviral medications (ARVs) has changed over time; the extent to which identities have been shaped by the increasing biomedicalisation of HIV; and the extent to which social and structural inequalities have impacted on or been reinforced by these developments, through the preparation of 15 UK qualitative datasets for secondary analysis. This work will help develop a social science research agenda that is fully engaged with this changing HIV landscape, positioning social scientists again as critical friends supporting decision-makers and implementers.