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P4.109 Impact of Peer Educators Training Ex Fighters BURUNDI as a Strategy to Reduce Risk Behaviours Favoring the Transmission of HIV/AIDS
  1. F Ndayimirije
  1. forum des anciens combattants pour la lutte contre le VIH/SIDa l’amélioration de la santé et de, Bujumbura, Burundi

Abstract

Problematic AIDS affects not only the physical health of individuals but also their family and community identity. Indeed, the stigma and discrimination surrounding the disease are equally destructive as the disease. This stigma is so strong in groups that have been affected by armed conflict, such as ex-combatants. To improve the status of veterans in their host communities in the reduction of risk behaviours facilitating the transmission of HIV/AIDS, FACOSASE form 360 PEEXC wished to fight against this scourge.

Objective To show PEEXC on how to improve the strategy of reducing risk behaviours favouring the transmission of HIV/AIDS.

IVMethod: To implement this training strategy as PEEXC reduction of risk behaviours facilitating the transmission of HIV/AIDS, we first conducted a raid on land in order to identify PEEXC who will participate in the training.

Results At the end of the training, there is the development of knowledge PEEXC aged 20 to 35 years on a better integration to reduce risk behaviours favouring the transmission of HIV/AIDS educators.

A general awareness of the issue of this strategy through media coverage.

Conclusion This training helped PEEXC on developing knowledge PEEXC as a strategy to reduce risk behaviours favouring the transmission of HIV/AIDS.

Next steps: It was anticipated identification of best practises that could be applied elsewhere in order to reduce risky behaviours favouring the transmission of HIV/AIDS among groups who have been affected by armed conflict in general and in particular ex-combatants BURUNDI the lead and support a psycho-social and medical PEEXC the tracks that have made a voluntary and living with HIV/AIDS to improve their quality of life.

  • HIV/AIDS
  • Peer Educators Training
  • Risk behaviour

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