AIDS prevention for women: a community-based approach.

  title={AIDS prevention for women: a community-based approach.},
  author={Kathleen Fordham Norr and Beverly J McElmurry and Matshidiso Rebecca Moeti and Sheila Dinotshe Tlou},
  journal={Nursing outlook},
  volume={40 6},
There were approximately 3 million HIV-positive women in the world, most of them in reproductive age according to the WHO's 1991 estimates. One third of the world's HIV-positive individuals are women; by the year 2000, women will account for half of the HIV-positive population. There are at least 200,000 HIV-positive women in Asia, mainly in Thailand, India, and China. The community-based Botswana project approach to AIDS prevention for women was based on a community-based model project at the… CONTINUE READING