Pocket Guide for Peer Education Program to Reduce TB and HIV Risks in Tanzania Prisons

Strengthening High Impact Interventions for an AIDS-free Generation (AIDSFree) Project

The objectives of this program are to encourage behavior change among inmates and prison staff to reduce the risk of HIV and tuberculosis (TB) by educating them about the contributing factors and encouraging use of available health services. This guide provides peer educators with activities and information necessary to deliver training on HIV and TB to inmates and prison staff. This guide contains six modules. Each module contains a brief introduction along with key facts and information.

January 16, 2018
Year of publication
2017
Resource types
Programmatic guidance, Tools
Tags
behavior change, inmates, prison settings, prisoners, prison staff, peer educators, Tanzania, risk reduction, HIV prevention, TB prevention

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