Effects of an HIV Intervention Among Sex Workers in the Philippines
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02071264|
Recruitment Status : Enrolling by invitation
First Posted : February 25, 2014
Last Update Posted : February 25, 2014
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|HIV/AIDS Prevention||Behavioral: HIV/STI intervention||Not Applicable|
This study will implement a socio-behavioral intervention in Quezon City, the Philippines, using a community-based participatory approach. The intervention involves 1-2 psychosocial and health education training workshops for the establishment managers and their workers, focusing on HIV/AIDS risk reduction information, condom use, and condom negotiation skill-building. Participants will also be invited to do dream-building activities that explore their personal goals and goals for their organization of peers.
The intervention involves targeted and tailored bio-psycho-educational interventions directed at organizational behavior change and social influence modeling through training peers and managers. The intervention site will receive peer and manager trainings consisting of specific information on STIs along with standard care, held on a day convenient to the participants and at the establishment or neutral location.
In addition to quick pre-post tests before and immediately after the intervention, participants will be interviewed 6-12 months after the intervention to evaluate the effects of the intervention on their STI/HIV knowledge, attitudes, beliefs, safer sex practices, and social support.
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Estimated Enrollment :||200 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Single Group Assignment|
|Masking:||None (Open Label)|
|Official Title:||Effects of an HIV Intervention Among Female and Male Entertainers and Spa/Sauna Workers in the Philippines|
|Study Start Date :||August 2013|
|Estimated Primary Completion Date :||December 2016|
|Estimated Study Completion Date :||December 2018|
This study implements a socio-behavioral intervention in Metro Manila, the Philippines, using a community-based participatory approach with 1-2 psychosocial and health education training workshops for the establishment managers and their workers, including street sex workers, focusing on HIV/AIDS risk reduction information, condom use, and condom negotiation skill-building. Participants participate in dream-building activities to explore personal goals and goals for their organization of peers. The interventions are directed at organizational behavior change and social influence modeling through training peers and managers. The participants receive information on STIs along with standard care, held on a day convenient to the participants and at a neutral location.
Behavioral: HIV/STI intervention
The intervention covers HIV101 information, reproductive health and human rights national policies, goal setting activities as individuals and as a group, results of prior research on ethics of doing research with sex workers.
- HIV/STI knowledge [ Time Frame: 6 months ]Knowledge of HIV/STI transmission and ways to protect oneself
To learn more about this study, you or your doctor may contact the study research staff using the contact information provided by the sponsor.
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT02071264
|Center for Environment and Sustainable Development Foundation, Inc.|
|Metro Manila, Philippines|
|Principal Investigator:||Lianne A Urada, PhD||University of California, San Diego|