To assess the short- and long-term impact of a 6-month pilot intervention program on condom use among prostitutes in Accra, Ghana.
The 4-year prospective study follows-up cohorts enrolled in the intervention in 1987 and 1988, comparing condom use in 1991 with that among a comparison group not enrolled in the intervention.
The community-based intervention was initiated in Accra, Ghana in 1987.
Self-identified female prostitutes who volunteered participation.
The educational intervention used local health workers to train and support selected prostitutes to be health educators and condom distributers to their peers.
Self-reported condom use with clients.
Mots-clés Pascal : SIDA, Virose, Infection, Prostitution, Programme sanitaire, Education, Prévention, Ghana, Afrique, Femelle, Homme, Immunodéficit, Immunopathologie
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : AIDS, Viral disease, Infection, Prostitution, Sanitary program, Education, Prevention, Ghana, Africa, Female, Human, Immune deficiency, Immunopathology
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Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 94-0214912
Code Inist : 002B06D01. Création : 199406.