Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, March 30th, 2003
"In 2000, the government of Vietnam conducted the first assessment of its national peer education program for HIV prevention. Twenty (32%) of Vietnam's 61 provinces and urban areas had functioning peer education programs, and program coordinators of all 20 were interviewed regarding their programs. In addition, on-site reviews were done for 10 of the 20 programs, including inter-views of peer educators and high-risk persons in each program," researchers in the United States and Vietnam report.
"The assessment found that a total of 500 peer educators were...
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