TITLE

As easy as ABC?

AUTHOR(S)
Melby, Todd
PUB. DATE
June 2006
SOURCE
Contemporary Sexuality;Jun2006, Vol. 40 Issue 6, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on a U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) report concerning U.S. government HIV/AIDS prevention strategies. The focus of the report was whether the President George W. Bush administration's inclusion of abstinence promotion in HIV/AIDS prevention programs presented challenges to HIV/AIDS prevention, or had a negative effect on prevention. The article discusses the success of Uganda's "ABC" program, which included education on abstinence, being faithful to one partner, and promotion of condom use. Critics contend that by promoting abstinence education, money is being taken away from condom promotion.
ACCESSION #
21175807

 

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