Tuesday, July 6, 2010

JAIDS: Community Engagement and Investment in Biomedical HIV Prevention Research for Youth: Rationale, Challenges, and Approaches

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This article is one of several from the July 1, 2010 - Volume 54 - Supplement 1, "Inclusion of Adolescents and Young Adults in Biomedical HIV Prevention Research" - click here to read the rest

JAIDS Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes:
1 July 2010 - Volume 54 - Issue - pp S7-S11
doi: 10.1097/QAI.0b013e3181e25779
Supplement Article

Ellen, Jonathan M MD; Wallace, Melissa BSoc, Sci(Hons), MSc, PhD; Sawe, Fredrick K MBChB, MMED; Fisher, Kevin JD, MS


There has been a growing awareness of the importance of engaging communities in the development, testing, and eventual dissemination of biomedical strategies. Community engagement offers many benefits but comes with many challenges. This article will discuss these benefits and challenges and describe two examples of community engagement, Connect to Protect® in the United States, and the South African Studies on HIV in Adolescents Project in South Africa, that represent investment in community engagement as preparation for biomedical HIV prevention clinical trials for youth. 

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