Where Have All the Condoms Gone in Adolescent Programmes in the Democratic Republic of Congo

@article{Bosmans2006WhereHA,
  title={Where Have All the Condoms Gone in Adolescent Programmes in the Democratic Republic of Congo},
  author={Marleen Bosmans and Marie No{\"e}l Cikuru and Patricia M. Claeys and Marleen Temmerman},
  journal={Reproductive Health Matters},
  year={2006},
  volume={14},
  pages={80 - 88}
}
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‘It’s not good to eat a candy in a wrapper’: male students’ perspectives on condom use and concurrent sexual partnerships in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo
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  • Psychology
    SAHARA J : journal of Social Aspects of HIV/AIDS Research Alliance
  • 2018
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Given the boys’ failure to use condoms and their strong inclination to concurrent sexual partnerships, there is a need for heath groups and stakeholders within the area to increase awareness about condoms’ effectiveness and improve knowledge dissemination on Sexually Transmitted Diseases and how they are prevented.
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