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  1. Evaluation of a targeted AIDS prevention intervention to increase condom use among prostitutes in Ghana.

    Article - En anglais


    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.

    Outcome measures

    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.