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Knowledge for Use (K4U)

International HIV-AIDS Policies

International HIV-AIDS policies: Reflecting the experiences, needs, and values of intended beneficiaries.

Most international development policy actors require scientific evidence on proposed HIV/AIDS initiatives. But the gap between the contexts where knowledge is produced and those where it is to be used raises special challenges about how to link scientific discoveries to science that works for policy recipients in their everyday lives. How does general knowledge combine with local experience and knowledge from multiple contexts to create credible bases for decisions about HIV-AIDS policies? With Hakan Seckinelgin.

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Case Study Lead: Hakan Seckinelgin

Expert in international HIV-AIDS policies and using local knowledge as evidence. Read more.