This article summarizes issues and recommendations for conducting HIV risk behavioral surveillance surveys (BSS) based on experiences from ten BSS projects in eight countries in Asia and Africa.
BSS consists of systematic and repeated cross-sectional surveys of HIV and sexually transmitted disease-related behaviors, with other knowledge and attitudinal variables added where appropriate.
Its major purpose and utility is in detecting trends among selected vulnerable and high-risk population groups whose behavioral change can have the most impact on the epidemic.
BSS is also useful for tracking trends in behaviors over time in regions exposed to HIV prevention activities, as a contributing component to the comprehensive monitoring and evaluation of interventions. (...)
Mots-clés Pascal : SIDA, Virose, Infection, Surveillance sanitaire, Comportement sexuel, Risque, Recommandation, Programme sanitaire, Indicateur, Echantillonnage, Homme, Méthode, Prévention, Immunopathologie, Immunodéficit, Comportement à risque
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : AIDS, Viral disease, Infection, Sanitary surveillance, Sexual behavior, Risk, Recommendation, Sanitary program, Indicator, Sampling, Human, Method, Prevention, Immunopathology, Immune deficiency
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Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 99-0026216
Code Inist : 002B05C02D. Création : 31/05/1999.