A typology of groups at risk of HIV/STI in a gold mining town in north-western Tanzania.

@article{Desmond2005ATO,
  title={A typology of groups at risk of HIV/STI in a gold mining town in north-western Tanzania.},
  author={Nicola Desmond and Caroline F. Allen and Simon Clift and Butolwa Justine and Joseph Mzugu and Mary L. Plummer and Deborah Watson-Jones and David Anthony Ross},
  journal={Social science & medicine},
  year={2005},
  volume={60 8},
  pages={1739-49}
}
Mining communities with migrant populations are high-risk locations for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)/sexually transmitted infection transmission in Sub-Saharan Africa. Interventions presupposing certain groups to be at high risk, such as those working exclusively as commercial sex workers, may divert attention from other high-risk groups. Qualitative research was conducted in a small town adjacent to a large-scale commercial gold mine in north-western Tanzania. Objectives were to identify… CONTINUE READING
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