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

Indian journal of dermatology, venereology and leprology

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Narahari SR, Prasanna KS. Role of local NGOs as peer educators in slowing the slowing the spread of HIV in kasargod (1991-96). Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol. 2010;65(5):212-3.
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.