Discussion and homework questions for week 11
For each reading assignment, please write
a paragraph in response to those questions with an asterisk (*). Turn in
your paragraph at the beginning of class on the day we discuss that reading
assignment. Your homework should be typed or legibly handwritten. Make
sure you put your name, date, course number, and the reading assignment
on your homework. Each assignment is due at the beginning of class.
Due: Wednesday, April 18
*1. Describe the practice among the Luo people in Kenya that serves to spread HIV within families and clans.
2. How might interventions to raise women's status (e.g., increased educational opportunities) have an impact on the HIV epidemic in many African countries?
Potterat, Muth, & Muth
1. Describe the purpose and process of contact tracing/partner notification.
*2. Why wasn't contact tracing vigorously applied to HIV/AIDS when the
epidemic took hold in the U.S.?