Community resistance to a peer education programme in Zimbabwe

  title={Community resistance to a peer education programme in Zimbabwe},
  author={Catherine M Campbell and Kerry Scott and Z Mupambireyi and Mercy Nhamo and Constance Anesu Nyamukapa and Morten Skovdal and S Gregson},
  booktitle={BMC health services research},
BACKGROUND This paper presents community perceptions of a state-of-the-art peer education programme in Manicaland, Zimbabwe. While the intervention succeeded in increasing HIV knowledge among men and condom acceptability among women, and reduced HIV incidence and rates of unprotected sex among men who attended education events, it did not succeed in reducing population-level HIV incidence. To understand the possible reasons for this disappointing result, we conducted a qualitative study of… CONTINUE READING
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