A human rights-focused HIV intervention for sex workers in Metro Manila, Philippines: evaluation of effects in a quantitative pilot study

@article{Urada2016AHR,
  title={A human rights-focused HIV intervention for sex workers in Metro Manila, Philippines: evaluation of effects in a quantitative pilot study},
  author={Lianne A Urada and Janie Simmons and Betty K. Wong and Kiyomi Tsuyuki and Gerlita Condino-Enrera and Laufred I. Hernandez and Nymia Pimentel Simbulan and A. Anto Arockia Raj},
  journal={International Journal of Public Health},
  year={2016},
  volume={61},
  pages={945-957}
}
This study evaluated a brief human rights-focused HIV community mobilization intervention for sex workers in the Philippines, a country with one of the fastest rising number of HIV cases worldwide. Five single-session group interventions to reduce sexual risk and increase HIV testing among 86 sex workers in Manila were evaluated with pre–post-test data via Wilcoxon’s signed-ranks and Mann–Whitney tests. The 4-h intervention, Kapihan (August–November, 2013), integrated human rights with HIV… CONTINUE READING