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Eva Vernooij

Eva Vernooij
Name
Eva Vernooij
Title
Research Fellow
Address
Chrystal Macmillan Building 15a George Square Edinburgh UK
Telephone
+31(6)24542534
Email
Research Interests
HIV and AIDS, Medical Anthropology, Biomedical knowledge(s), practices and technologies, health care systems, policy and interventions, diagnostics, hospital ethnography, sub-Saharan Africa
URL
http://www.san.ed.ac.uk/people/teaching_and_research_fellows/eva_vernooij

Biographical Statement

Eva Vernooij is a medical anthropologist with an interest in the relationship between science, politics and practice in global health. Her PhD research at the University of Amsterdam focused on the production and translation of knowledge and care practices in an implementation science research project about HIV treatment as prevention in Swaziland. She is a Research Fellow (2018-2021) on the European Research Council-funded project 'Investigating the Design and Use of Diagnostic Devices in Global Health’ (DiaDev, PI Dr Alice Street) and will be carrying out ethnographic research about the use of diagnostic devices in health systems strengthening in Sierra Leone.

Publications

Peer-reviewed articles

2018. Pell, C., Reis, R., Dlamini, N., Moyer, E. & E. Vernooij. ‘Then her neighbour will not know her status’: how health providers advocate antiretroviral therapy under universal test and treat. International Health https://doi.org/10.1093/inthealth/ihy058

2018. Shabalala, F. Vernooij, E. et al. Understanding reasons for discontinued antiretroviral treatment among clients in test and treat: a qualitative study in Swaziland. Journal of the International AIDS Society, 21(S4):e2512. https://doi.org/10.1002/jia2.25120      

2018. Pell, C., Vernooij, E. et al. False starts in ‘test and start’: a qualitative study of reasons for delayed antiretroviral therapy in Swaziland. International Health, 10(2): 78–83. https://doi.org/10.1093/inthealth/ihx065  

2017. ‘Vernooij, E. Navigating multipositionality in ‘insider’ ethnography. Medicine, Anthropology Theory, 4(2): 34-49. http://www.medanthrotheory.org/read/7272/navigating-multipositionality-in-insider-ethnography

2016. Vernooij, E., Mehlo, M., Hardon., A & R. Reis. Access for All: Contextualizing HIV treatment as prevention in Swaziland. AIDS Care, 28(S3): 7-13. http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/09540121.2016.1178954

2016. Camlin, C. Seeley, J. Viljoen L, Vernooij, E et al. Strengthening universal HIV ‘test-and-treat’ approaches with social science research. AIDS, 30(6): 969-970. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26959355

2013. Vernooij, E. & Hardon, A. ‘What mother would not want to save her baby?’ HIV testing and counselling practices in a rural Ugandan antenatal clinic. Culture, Health and Sexuality, 15(4): S553–S566. http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/13691058.2012.758314

2013. Hardon, A., Gomez, G. G., Vernooij, E. et al. Do support groups members disclose less to their partners? The dynamics of HIV disclosure in four African countries. BMC Public Health, 13: 589. http://bmcpublichealth.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/1471-2458-13-589

2012. Hardon, A., Vernooij, E., Bongololo-Mbera, G. et al. Women’s views on consent, counseling and confidentiality in PMTCT: a mixed-methods study in four African countries. BMC Public Health, 12: 26. http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/12/26

Book reviews

2018. Vernooij, E. ‘Mistreated. The Political Consequences of the Fight Against AIDS in Lesotho’ (by N. Kenworthy). Medical Anthropology Quarterlyhttps://doi.org/10.1111/maq.12441

2013. Vernooij, E. ‘Revolutionary Medicine: Health and the Body in post-Soviet Cuba’ (by P. Brotherton). Medische Antropologie,24(2). http://tma.socsci.uva.nl/24_2/bookreviews.pdf