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Preventing HIV among Sex Workers in Sub-Saharan Africa: A Literature Review

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English: Web Page


This literature review examines risk factors and interventions affecting HIV transmission among sex workers in sub-Saharan Africa. In 2 sections, the review summarizes the epidemiology of HIV and other STIs and reviews published evidence on the effectiveness of interventions for reducing HIV incidence among sex workers and their clients. The report concludes with an overview of HIV surveillance and research priorities.

Publisher: World Health Organization
Language: English
Format: Web Page
Region: Sub-Saharan Africa
Audiences: Policymakers, Program Managers, Researchers
Topic Area: Primary Prevention
Resource Type: Research Summaries and Reviews