Ernree Muku Bee

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Transactional sex (TS) has been correlated with HIV/STD infection, pregnancy, early marriage, and sexual violence in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). Few Western-based HIV prevention programs adapted for SSA have examined intervention impacts for this group. This article examines whether an HIV prevention intervention, delivered to sixth-grade students in Liberia(More)
We conducted a randomized trial to address the health needs of in-school adolescents in Liberia, where we analyzed data from a behavioral survey administered to 820 students from eight urban schools. Our findings suggest that adolescents are at significant risk for HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases (STDs): 36% of respondents were sexually(More)
BACKGROUND Youths in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) account for a large burden of the global HIV/STI crises. As such, strategies directed at promoting behavioral modifications would be critical to reducing the prevalence of risky sexual behaviors among high risk adolescents in post-conflict environments. OBJECTIVES This study describes a condom promotion(More)
Methods Thirty-nine (39) women aged 18-29 years and ten (10) recognized female key informants, recruited from the local community and international organizations, were interviewed by qualitative methods to ascertain their HIV risk behaviors and perceptions regarding the development and implementation of a gender-based HIV prevention program for young women(More)
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