Sexuality, HIV risk and potential acceptability of involving adolescent girls in microbicide research in Kisumu, Kenya.

@article{Montandon2008SexualityHR,
  title={Sexuality, HIV risk and potential acceptability of involving adolescent girls in microbicide research in Kisumu, Kenya.},
  author={Michele Montandon and Nuriye Nalan Sahin-Hodoglugil and Elizabeth Ann Bukusi and Kawango Agot and Brigid Boland and Craig R Cohen},
  journal={Sexual health},
  year={2008},
  volume={5 4},
  pages={339-46}
}
BACKGROUND Current microbicide clinical trials primarily enroll adult participants; however, females under the age of 18, because of their high rates of HIV acquisition, represent an important population for future microbicide clinical research. We sought to understand the individual, family and community-level factors that may influence the acceptability of microbicide use and research involving adolescent girls. METHODS We conducted 30 interviews with adolescent girls aged 14-17 and nine… CONTINUE READING

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