Normalization Discourse in the Practice of Provider-Initiated Counselling and Testing for HIV in Kenya
Repository Posting Date2017-09-19T14:34:52Z
Author DetailsEunice Wambui Ndirangu, PhD, MSc, BScN, School of Nursing & Midwifery, Aga Khan University, Nairobi, Kenya; Catrin M. Evans, PhD, MA, BSc; Kristian Pollock, PhD, MA (Hons), PGCHE -- School of Health Sciences, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, United Kingdom
Lead Author Sigma AffliationNon-member
Other Title(s)Global HIV Practices
Using a normalization discourse, the study findings illuminate how, in the course of HIV testing and counseling, counselors struggle to deal with the competing repertoires between the biomedical constructs of HIV in testing guidelines and the socially constructed response to HIV among clients in the Kenyan context.