ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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HIV Patients: Knowledge and Sexual Behaviour Patterns

This study, carried out on HIV-positive persons, in Kerala shows that despite the increase in awareness of HIV transmission among people, there has not been a resultant change in high-risk behaviour. Thus, even though HIV risk information may be necessary, it is not sufficient by itself to motivate behaviour change.

Antenatal Care and AIDS Knowledge among Married Women

This study explores the relationship between antenatal care and AIDS awareness and knowledge of methods of prevention, and shows a strong connection between the two. But AIDS awareness and knowledge among married women is disturbingly low. Outreach and intervention efforts therefore need to focus on promoting comprehensive knowledge about prevention of AIDS, especially through the broadcast media.
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