Educational or Curriculum

Initiative Description: Students in the intervention group were exposed for a 1-hour-and-45-minute-long in-class peer sexual health intervention. Students in the control schools were exposed to a 1-hour-long in-class peer water purification intervention.

Study Results: Increased knowledge about abstinence and condoms. Students in the intervention schools also had a higher personal risk perception of acquiring HIV than students in control schools

Reference: Agha, S. (2002). An evaluation of the effectiveness of a peer sexual health intervention among secondary-school students in Zambia. AIDS Education & Prevention, 14(4), 269

Level of Evidence: 2 out of 5 stars Good