Impact of school-based HIV prevention program in post-conflict Liberia.

  title={Impact of school-based HIV prevention program in post-conflict Liberia.},
  author={Katharine A. Atwood and Stephen B. Kennedy and Stephen R. Shamblen and Jemee K. Tegli and Salome Garber and Pearl W Fahnbulleh and Prince M Korvah and Moses K Kolubah and Comfort Mulbah-Kamara and Shannon Fulton},
  journal={AIDS education and prevention : official publication of the International Society for AIDS Education},
  volume={24 1},
This paper presents findings of a feasibility study to adapt and evaluate the impact of an evidence-based HIV prevention intervention on sexual risk behaviors of in-school 6th grade youth in post-conflict Liberia (n = 812). The study used an attention-matched, group randomized controlled trial. Four matched pairs of elementary/middle schools in Monrovia, Liberia, were randomly assigned to either an adapted eight-module HIV prevention or a general health curriculum. Three- and nine-month impacts… CONTINUE READING
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