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Briefing paper

Anti-retroviral therapy and social danger in Papua New Guinea

05 Oct 2017
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Reports new ways that anti-retroviral therapy in Papua New Guinea is being refracted through Christian moral discourses.
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During fieldwork in Jiwaka Province in the highlands of Papua New Guinea in 2016, Richard Eves had a troubling conversation with a village court magistrate about the consequences of supplying anti-retroviral therapy (ART) to people infected with HIV. This In Brief reports on what this conversation revealed about the new way that ART is being refracted through Christian moral discourses.

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