To test the effects of an HIV/AIDS education program.
A quasi-experimental, nested cross-sectional design including baseline and 6-month follow-up surveys.
Schools, stratified according to location, were randomly assigned to intervention (n=6) or comparison conditions (n=12).
Public primary schools in Arusha and Kilimanjaro regions, Tanzania.
A total of 2026 sixth and seventh grade pupils (average age, 14.0 years) participated at baseline (85%) and 1785 at follow-up.
The program was designed to reduce children's risk of HIV infection and to improve their tolerance of and care for people with AIDS.
Local teachers and health workers attended a 1-week training workshop before implementing the program over a 2-3-month period (averaging 20 school hours per class).
Mots-clés Pascal : SIDA, Virose, Infection, Education sanitaire, Ecole primaire, Programme sanitaire, Milieu scolaire, Evaluation, Enfant, Homme, Tanzanie, Afrique, Prévention, Immunopathologie, Immunodéficit, Hygiène
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : AIDS, Viral disease, Infection, Health education, Primary school, Sanitary program, School environment, Evaluation, Child, Human, Tanzania, Africa, Prevention, Immunopathology, Immune deficiency, Hygiene
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Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 94-0645320
Code Inist : 002B06D01. Création : 09/06/1995.