The effect of squad leader mentors through short message services for mobile phones in promoting safe sex among first (central) army area conscripts of Thailand.

@article{Kaoaiem2012TheEO,
  title={The effect of squad leader mentors through short message services for mobile phones in promoting safe sex among first (central) army area conscripts of Thailand.},
  author={Hatairat Kaoaiem and Surasak Taneepanichskul and Ratana Somrongthong and Boonterm Saengdidtha and Somrat Lertmaharit},
  journal={Journal of the Medical Association of Thailand = Chotmaihet thangphaet},
  year={2012},
  volume={95 2},
  pages={249-56}
}
BACKGROUND Conscripts are a vulnerable population group for HIV infection. Their serostatus has been monitored in Thailand as part of the national sentinel surveillance since 1997. Given the nature of the military environment, an innovative program is needed to promote safe sex to reduce the rate of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and HIV… CONTINUE READING