The Encontros project: a multi-level HIV prevention intervention among sex workers in Brazil. Sheri A. Lippman 1,2 , Magda Chinaglia 3 , Angela Donini 4 , Deanna Kerrigan 5 , Art Reingold 2 , Juan Díaz 3
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Sheri A. Lippman1,2, Magda Chinaglia3, Angela Donini4, Deanna Kerrigan5, Art Reingold2, Juan Díaz3
1Center for Aids Prevention Studies, University of California, San Francisco; 2Division of Epidemiology, University of California, Berkeley; 3Population Council, Brazil & Reprolatina, Brazil; 4Brazilian Ministry of Health, STI/AIDS Program; 5The Johns Hopkins School of Public Health
Can a multi-level intervention combining enhanced individual level clinical services, peer-led participatory education and social mobilization activities aimed at modifying the social environment lead to increased condom use and reductions in STIs among sex workers?
Population: 100,000 +
Study venue: Municipal HIV/STI referral center
- Peer outreach to mobilize participation - Materials de-stigmatizing sex workers
Adjusted ORs (95%CI) for consistent condom use (CCU) in the last 30 days and incident CT/GC infection by participation level
* Significant at p=.05; ** at p=.10
Adjusted beta coefficients (95% CI) for level of social cohesion and participation in social networks by project participation level
* Significant at p=.05
Dignity, Action, Health, Sexuality, and Citizenship (Dignidade, Ação, Saúde,Sexualidade e Cidadania )
Without Shame, Girl. You Have a Profession.