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Publication: "Industrial mining and HIV risk: evidence from 39 mine openings across 16 countries in sub-Saharan Africa"

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In this study, researchers of the Swiss TPH assess the impact of natural resource extraction projects on HIV transmission risks in local communities in sub-Saharan Africa. The findings suggest that in the sample of households surrounding industrial mines, HIV infection risks substantially increase upon mine opening.

Dietler, Dominik, Andrea Farnham, Isaac Lyatuu, Günther Fink, and Mirko S. Winkler. 2022. “Industrial Mining and HIV Risk: Evidence from 39 Mine Openings across 16 Countries in Sub-Saharan Africa.” AIDS 36 (11): 1573–81.