Sex, drugs, and HIV: rapid assessment of HIV risk behaviors among street-based drug using sex workers in Durban, South Africa.

@article{Needle2008SexDA,
  title={Sex, drugs, and HIV: rapid assessment of HIV risk behaviors among street-based drug using sex workers in Durban, South Africa.},
  author={Richard H Needle and Karen Kroeger and Hrishikesh Belani and Angeli Achrekar and Charles D. H. Parry and Sarah Dewing},
  journal={Social science & medicine},
  year={2008},
  volume={67 9},
  pages={1447-55}
}
South Africa is experiencing significant changes in patterns of illicit drug use, including increasing injection and non-injection drug use, and the use of drugs by persons engaged in sex work, both of which could further expand the HIV/AIDS epidemic. In 2005, a rapid ethnographic assessment was conducted in Durban, South Africa, to learn more about patterns of drug use and HIV risk behaviors among drug-using, street-based sex workers. Field teams recruited 52 current injection and non… CONTINUE READING

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