Experiences of 100% Condom Use Programme in Selected Countries of Asia

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WHO Regional Office for the Western Pacific

Publication details

Publication date: 2004
Price: US $ 10
ISBN: 9290610921
Number of pages: 33

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Summary

This document is an attempt to capture a rich and growing experience with a remarkable strategy to prevent the transmission of HIV where it is associated with heterosexual transmission linked to sex work: the 100% condom use programme. First pioneered in Thailand, followed by Cambodia, this strategy has been expanded to Viet Nam, China, Myanmar, Mongolia, the Philippines and the Lao People's Democratic Republic. The document attempts to review the experience from all these countries and to elucidate the lessons learnt and challenges that remain.