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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The Encontros project: a multi-level HIV prevention intervention among sex workers in Brazil
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 )
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