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    Promoting behavior change in Botswana: an assessment of the Peer Education HIV / AIDS Prevention Program at the workplace.

    Hope KR 3d

    Journal of Health Communication. 2003 May-Jun; 8(3):267-281.

    Botswana has the highest rate of HIV prevalence in the world and AIDS has now reached crisis proportions in the country. Among the initiatives implemented as a response, to promote sexual behavior change, is the Peer Education HIV/AIDS Prevention Program (PEHAPP) at the workplace. This paper assesses the impact and outcome of the PEHAPP. It concludes that the PEHAPP is having a measurable positive impact in the key areas of improving knowledge, attitudes, and practices related to risky sexual behavior which, in turn, should reduce the incidence of transmission of HIV/AIDS and other STDs over the long-term. (author's)
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