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Year : 1999  |  Volume : 65  |  Issue : 5  |  Page : 212--213

Role of local NGOs as peer educators in slowing the spread of HIV in kasargod (1991-96)

Institute of Applied Dermatology, I.C. Bhandary Road, Kasargod- 671121, India

Correspondence Address:
S R Narahari
Institute of Applied Dermatology, I.C. Bhandary Road, Kasargod- 671121
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PMID: 20921660

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The study reports the effective role of local NGOs in reaching traditional Indian community with information and education on HIV/AIDS. Target oriented IE programs with members of local NGOs as peer educators have resulted in significant slowing in the spread of HIV from the rate of 1.6% in 1992 to 0.4% in 1996.


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