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Injecting Drug Use Community Intervention Trial

2014-08-27 03:14:26 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The purpose of this study is to reduce the HIV/HCV incidence among the clients attending community-based methadone maintenance treatment (MMT) , and to prevent the secondary sexual transmission from HIV+ clients to their spouse and sex partners, through intensified comprehensive intervention.

Description

Even though National sentinel surveillance data show that the increase rate of HIV new infections among IDUs in China has become stabilized and slowed down, the new HIV infection is still on the rise, especially in the Yunnan, Guizhou, Guangxi, Xinjiang and Sichuan. This study attempts to further reduce the new infection among MMT clients, and particularly to prevent the transmission from HIV infected clients to their sexual partners with comprehensive intervention.

The purposes of this study are:

1. To evaluate the effectiveness of comprehensive interventions to decrease the HIV/STIs incidence among MMT clients.

2. To prevent the sexual transmission between those HIV+ clients and their spouse/partners with intensified intervention.

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Prevention

Conditions

HIV

Intervention

Intervention

Location

Center for Disease Control and Prevention,Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region
Nanning
Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region
China
530028

Status

Recruiting

Source

National Center for AIDS/STD Control and Prevention, China CDC

Results (where available)

View Results

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:14:26-0400

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