Evaluating a school-based intervention for STD/AIDS prevention in Peru.

  title={Evaluating a school-based intervention for STD/AIDS prevention in Peru.},
  author={Carlos F C{\'a}ceres and Ana Mar{\'i}a Rosasco and Jeffrey S. Mandel and Norman Hearst},
  journal={The Journal of adolescent health : official publication of the Society for Adolescent Medicine},
  volume={15 7},
PURPOSE In a context of increasing HIV/STD risks among adolescents in Latin America, new conceptions of sequential "sex education" are needed. However, older adolescents must be reached through shorter programs. A quasi-experimental study was conducted to evaluate the impact of a short school-based STD/AIDS prevention program on knowledge, attitudes, and intended behavior among secondary students in Lima. METHODS Aimed at empowering adolescents regarding their sexuality, improving knowledge… CONTINUE READING

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