Published in AIDS Weekly, July 4th, 2005
Researchers in South Africa conducted a study "to evaluate a South African workplace HIV/AIDS peer-education program running since 1997. In 2001 a cross-sectional study was done" with "900 retail-section employees in 3 geographical areas."
"The study measured HIV/AIDS knowledge, attitudes towards people living with HIV/AIDS, belief about self-risk of infection, and condom use as a practice indicator. The impact of an HIV/AIDS peer-education program on these outcomes was examined," explained researchers.
"Training by peer educators had no significant...
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