- Eva Vernooij
- Research Fellow
- Chrystal Macmillan Building 15a George Square Edinburgh UK
- 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
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.
(Fortcoming). 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.
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
2018. Vernooij, E. ‘Mistreated. The Political Consequences of the Fight Against AIDS in Lesotho’ (by N. Kenworthy). Medical Anthropology Quarterly. https://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