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Promoting sexual and reproductive health. school-based hiv/aids prevention in sub-saharan africa.

Objective

In Sub-Saharan Africa action against the spread of HIV/AIDS, particularly targeting sexual- and reproductive behaviours of young people, is urgently needed. Effective and culturally relevant approaches based on high-quality research must be developed, and local African expertise is crucial. This research project aims at developing and evaluating (quantitatively as well as qualitatively) a theory and data-based sexual- and reproductive health intervention administered through schools targeting adolescents aged 12-14. Intervention studies (with intervention schools and control schools) will take place at three sites. Experienced researchers from three African and four European universities/research institutes have joined forces and formed a cross-disciplinary team responsible for the present project. schools and control schools) will take place at three sites. Experienced

Funding Scheme

CSC - Cost-sharing contracts

Coordinator

UNIVERSITY OF BERGEN
Address
12,Christiesgt 12
5015 Bergen
Norway

Participants (5)

KAROLINSKA INSTITUTE
Sweden
Address
Norrbacka
171 76 Stockholm
MUHIMBILI UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF HEALTH SCIENCES
Tanzania
Address
United Nations Road, West Upanga
171 76 Dar Es Salaam
UNIVERSITY OF CAPE TOWN
South Africa
Address
Groott Schuur Hospital, Observatory 7925
7700 Cape Town
UNIVERSITY OF MAASTRICHT
Netherlands
Address
P. Debyeplein 1
6200 MD Maastricht
UNIVERSITY OF OSLO
Norway
Address
Sognsvannsveien 9 Domus Medica
0316 Oslo