Tag: sexual health

A Technology of Empowerment and Governance: The IUD/IUS and Sexual Health Care in Toronto, Canada

Allison Odger , November 5th, 2020


The intrauterine device (IUD) and the intrauterine system (IUS) have a long and complicated history. The IUD is a contraceptive device inserted into the uterus, which serves as…


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PrEP in Thailand in the time of COVID-19

Timothy Quinn , June 30th, 2020


In 2012, the first PrEP (pre-exposure prophylaxis) drugs came onto the market, poised to revolutionize the field of HIV prevention. ‘The Pill’ promised to usher in a kind…


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Peaks and Valleys of Building Community Rapport: Lessons Learned Through an Investigation of Adolescent Sexual Health

Tina Thomas , December 24th, 2016


On my graduate school journey in medical anthropology at the University of Alabama, I became curious about HIV risk while conducting fieldwork in Mobile, Alabama. There, I worked…


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