Evaluation of Counseling for Partner Notification (PN)
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01060839|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : February 2, 2010
Last Update Posted : February 2, 2010
- In the formative stage of the project, we have investigated through qualitative and quantitative studies to identify a potential intervention to promote partner referral for sexually transmitted patients in Bangladesh.
- We conducted a quasi-randomised trial to evaluate if single session counseling is effective in improving partner referral for patients with sexually transmitted infection.
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Sexually Transmitted Infections||Behavioral: Single session counseling||Phase 1 Phase 2|
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Actual Enrollment :||1339 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Parallel Assignment|
|Masking:||None (Open Label)|
|Official Title:||Evaluation of Partner Notification for Sexually Transmitted Infections in Bangladesh|
|Study Start Date :||April 2006|
|Primary Completion Date :||August 2007|
|Study Completion Date :||December 2007|
|Experimental: Single session counseling||
Behavioral: Single session counseling
For index cases assigned to the counselling arm, a same sex counselor conducted 10-15 minutes individualized sessions. Counselors were specifically trained to deliver partner referral counselling focusing on five issues related to STI prevention and transmission: (1) risk of re-infection if partners are not treated concurrently; (2) risk of developing complications; (3) risk of further spread of infection in the community; (4) the asymptomatic nature of infection; and (5) social obligations and personal coping with an STI.
Other Name: counseling
|No Intervention: Standard of care|
- Proportion of index cases, who referred one or more partner/s to the study clinics within one month of interview. [ Time Frame: within one month of interview ]
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|Dhaka Medical College Hospital, Skin VD out patient clinic|
|Principal Investigator:||Nazmul Alam, DrPH||International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Resaerch, Bangladesh|