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    Journal of family & community…
    1999

IMPACT OF HEALTH EDUCATION PROGRAM ON KNOWLEDGE ABOUT AIDS AND HIV TRANSMISSION IN STUDENTS OF SECONDARY SCHOOLS IN BURAIDAH CITY, SAUDI ARABIA: AN EXPLORATORY STUDY

@inproceedings{Saleh1999IMPACTOH,
  title={IMPACT OF HEALTH EDUCATION PROGRAM ON KNOWLEDGE ABOUT AIDS AND HIV TRANSMISSION IN STUDENTS OF SECONDARY SCHOOLS IN BURAIDAH CITY, SAUDI ARABIA: AN EXPLORATORY STUDY},
  author={Mahmoud G. A. Saleh and Yasser Al-Ghamdi and Omer A. Al-Yahia and Tariq M. Shaqran and Ahmed Mosa},
  booktitle={Journal of family & community medicine},
  year={1999}
}
BACKGROUND Accurate information about Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS) and Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) is important for their prevention. OBJECTIVES This study is intended to assess knowledge on AIDS in students of secondary schools in Buraidah city and to measure the effect of a health education program on their knowledge about AIDS in general, modes of HIV transmission and the degree of their misperception about the transmission of the disease through casual contact… CONTINUE READING

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