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The Sonagachi Project: a sustainable community intervention program.
High rates of HIV infection among sex workers in India indicate the importance of understanding the process of establishing a sustainable community intervention program. The Sonagachi Project, basedExpand
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Evolution of China's response to HIV/AIDS
Summary Four factors have driven China's response to the HIV/AIDS pandemic: (1) existing government structures and networks of relationships; (2) increasing scientific information; (3) externalExpand
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Depressed mood in pregnancy: Prevalence and correlates in two Cape Town peri-urban settlements
BackgroundThe disability associated with depression and its impact on maternal and child health has important implications for public health policy. While the prevalence of postnatal depression isExpand
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Scaling Up mHealth: Where Is the Evidence?
Mark Tomlinson and colleagues question whether there is sufficient evidence on implementation and effectiveness to match the wide enthusiasm for mHealth interventions, and propose a global strategyExpand
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Parents’ disclosure of HIV to their children
Objective: Parents’ disclosure of their HIV serostatus to all of their children is described over time and the impact of disclosure is examined for their adolescent children. Design: A representativeExpand
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Predictors of HIV-related stigma among young people living with HIV.
Enacted and perceived HIV stigma was examined among substance-using young people living with HIV (YPLH) in Los Angeles, San Francisco, and New York City (N = 147). Almost all YPLH (89%) reportedExpand
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Stigma, social support, and depression among people living with HIV in Thailand
Abstract Background. People living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA) in Thailand face tremendous challenges, including HIV-related stigma, lack of social support, and mental health issues such as depression.Expand
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Empowering sex workers in India to reduce vulnerability to HIV and sexually transmitted diseases.
The Sonagachi Project was initiated in Kolkata, India in 1992 as a STD/HIV intervention for sex workers. The project evolved to adopt strategies common to women's empowerment programs globally (i.e.,Expand
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Efficacy of a preventive intervention for youths living with HIV.
OBJECTIVES HIV transmission behaviors and health practices of HIV-infected youths were examined over a period of 15 months after they received a preventive intervention. METHODS HIV-infected youthsExpand
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Reductions in HIV Risk Among Runaway Youth
Runaway youth are 6–12 times more likely to become infected with HIV than other youth. Using a quasi-experimental design, the efficacy of an HIV prevention program was evaluated over 2 years among 2Expand
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