Community participation in HIV prevention: problems and prospects for community-based strategies among female sex workers in Madras.

@article{Asthana1996CommunityPI,
  title={Community participation in HIV prevention: problems and prospects for community-based strategies among female sex workers in Madras.},
  author={Sheena Asthana and Rimke Oostvogels},
  journal={Social science & medicine},
  year={1996},
  volume={43 2},
  pages={133-48}
}
The concept of strengthening community action within the context of HIV prevention is gaining popularity among health circles, with organizations such as gay volunteer groups in the U.S. providing positive evidence of the potential role of community participation in HIV/AIDS prevention and care efforts. Care must be taken, however, in assuming that participation can easily be achieved among all high-risk groups. This paper examines problems and prospects for participation in HIV prevention… CONTINUE READING