High Risk Crack Use Settings and HIV in El Salvador (Encuentro)
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01279421|
Recruitment Status : Active, not recruiting
First Posted : January 19, 2011
Last Update Posted : August 30, 2017
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|HIV Sexually Transmitted Diseases||Behavioral: Social Network HIV Testing Behavioral: Peer Network Intervention||Not Applicable|
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Actual Enrollment :||4382 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Single Group Assignment|
|Masking:||None (Open Label)|
|Official Title:||High Risk Crack Use Settings and HIV in El Salvador|
|Study Start Date :||November 2010|
|Actual Primary Completion Date :||June 2016|
|Estimated Study Completion Date :||October 2018|
Experimental: Social Network HIV Testing
Participants in this arm will be recruited through social networks and will receive an HIV test.
Behavioral: Social Network HIV Testing
Crack users will be recruited for HIV testing and receive 3 coupons to recruit other crack users for HIV testing.
Experimental: Peer Network Intervention
Eight (8) current or former crack users will be recruited to facilitate small networks of crack users in a three-day intervention. They will also facilitate monthly meetings open to all community members regarding HIV prevention and interpersonal violence.
Behavioral: Peer Network Intervention
Peer leaders will recruit small networks of crack users and facilitate a three-day prevention intervention.
- Increased HIV testing rates among crack users [ Time Frame: 24 months ]
- Decreased number of sexual risk behaviors among crack users [ Time Frame: 12 months ]
- Community and organizational factors associated with successful implementation of multi-level, community-based HIV prevention intervention [ Time Frame: 12 months ]
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01279421
|San Salvador, El Salvador|
|Principal Investigator:||Julia B. Dickson-Gomez, Ph.D.||Medical College of Wisconsin|
|Study Director:||Gloria Bodnar, Ph.D.||Fundacion Antidrogas de El Salvador (FUNDASALVA)|