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Incorrect condom programming in the primary health care setting: “A prescription for a disaster”?

M. de Wet, L. Ackermann, A. Crichton
Curationis | Vol 25, No 2 | a725 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.4102/curationis.v25i2.725 | © 2002 M. de Wet, L. Ackermann, A. Crichton | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 27 September 2002 | Published: 27 September 2002

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M. de Wet,, South Africa
L. Ackermann,, South Africa
A. Crichton,, South Africa

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In the effort to stem the HIV pandemic, the promotion of the correct and consistent use of condoms has to be a priority in the primary health care sector. This study, concentrating on the southern Free State, sought to identify obstacles to condom usage and to develop strategies to encourage condom usage. Both primary health care workers and their clients served as respondents in the study.


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