The Young Women’s Health CoOp in Cape Town, South Africa: Study protocol for a cluster-randomised trial for adolescent women at risk for HIV

@inproceedings{Wechsberg2018TheYW,
  title={The Young Women’s Health CoOp in Cape Town, South Africa: Study protocol for a cluster-randomised trial for adolescent women at risk for HIV},
  author={Wendee M Wechsberg and Felicia A. Browne and Tara Carney and Bronwyn Myers and Alexandra M. Minnis and Robert MacDonald and Jacqueline W Ndirangu and Leslie B. Turner and Brittni N. Howard and Nathaniel F. Rodman},
  booktitle={BMC Public Health},
  year={2018}
}
BackgroundSouth Africa remains the global epicentre of HIV infection, and adolescent women have the highest incidence of HIV in the country. South Africa also has high rates of alcohol and other drug (AOD) use, violence, and gender inequality. Violence converges with AOD use, gender inequities and other disparities, such as poverty, to increase sexual risk and poor educational attainment for adolescent women. This study seeks to test the efficacy of peer recruitment and cofacilitation of the… CONTINUE READING

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