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Child-focused state cash transfers and adolescent risk of HIV infection in South Africa: a propensity-score-matched case-control study

Type :
Research reports & papers
Author :
Cluver, L, Boyes, M, Orkin, M, Pantelic, M, Molwena, T, Sherr, L
Published :
2013
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Effective and scalable HIV prevention for adolescents in sub-Saharan Africa is needed. Cash transfers can reduce HIV incidence through reducing risk behaviours. However, questions remain about their effectiveness within national poverty-alleviation programmes, and their effects on different behaviours in boys and girls.