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Progress in Preventing AIDS? Dogma, Dissent and Innovation - Global Perspectives

    359 Pages
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    Originally published in the "International Quarterly of Community Health Education", this work presents twenty-one chapters about the state of HIV/AIDS prevention programs in a global context.

    Preface  William Griffiths

     Introduction and Overview

     Progress in Preventing AIDS? Dogma, Dissent and Innovations David Buchanan and George P. Cernada

    I. The Science of Prevention: Doctrine and Dogma
     Sexual Practices That May Favor the Transmission of HIV in a Rural Community in Nigeria Ademola J. Ajuwon,Oladimeji Oladepo, Joshua D. Adeniyi and William R. Brieger

     Perceived Barriers to HIV Prevention among University Students in Sierra Leone, West Africa Thomas J. Stewart and Donna L. Richter

     AIDS-Related Knowledge, Attitudes, Beliefs, and Behavioral Intentions of Adolescents in Trinidad: A Pilot Study Naomi N. Modeste, Claudette Francis and Dumiso Matshazi

     Preventing HIV Infection Among Juvenile Delinquents: Educational Diagnosis Using the Health Belief Model Kathleen M. Lux and Rick Petosa

     Use of Health Belief Model to Predict Condom Use among University Students in Nigeria Christiana Udo Edem and S. Marie Harvey

     The Role of Threat and Efficacy in AIDS Prevention Kim Witte

    II. Voices of Dissent
     The Viral Model for AIDS: Paradigmatic Dominance, Politics, or Best Approximation of Reality? Paul E. Pezza

     AIDS Communication: What Predicts Health Professionals' Decisions? D. F. Treadwell

     Another Crack in the Mirror: The Politics of AIDS Prevention in Mexico Hector Carrillo

     HIV/AIDS in Asian and Pacific Islander Communities in the U.S.: A Review, Analysis and Integration Gust A. Yep

     Sociology of AIDS within Black Communities: Theoretical Considerations Clarence Spigner
     AIDS in the African Press Dana Lear

     Women and the Risk of HIV Infection in Nigeria: Implications for Control Programs Ademola J. Ajuwon and Wuraola Shokunbi

    III. Innovations in Field Practice
     Theory and Action for Effective Condom Promotion: Illustrations from a Behavior Intervention Project for Sex Workers in Singapore Mee Lian Wong, Roy Chan, David Koh, and Christina Misa Wong

     Using Theory to Design an Intervention for HIV/AIDS Prevention for Farm Workers in Rural Zimbabwe Susan M. L. Laver, Bart Van Den Borne, and Gerjo Kok

     Was the Intervention Implemented as Intended?: A Process Evaluation of an AIDS Prevention Intervention in Rural Zimbabwe Susan M. L. Laver, Bart Van Den Borne, Gerjo Kok, and Godfrey Woelk

     The Potential of Drama and Songs as Channels for AIDS Education in Africa: A Report on Focus Group Findings from Ghana Kwadwo Bosompra

     Needle Sharing for the Use of Therapeutic Drugs as a Potential AIDS Risk Behavior among Migrant Hispanic Farmworkers in the Eastern Stream Jerry Lafferty, David Foulk, and Rebecca Ryan

     Enlisting the Support of Traditional Healers in an AIDS Education Campaign in Zambia B. U. Chirwa and E. Sivile

      The CEPA Project: A New Model for Community-Based Program Planning David Buchanan, Joani Marinoff, Edna Apostol, Nancy O'Hare, Dalila Balfour, Maria Rodriguez, Carmen Claudio, and Carlos Santiago