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Online HIV/STI Chinese clinician training
  1. J D Tucker1,
  2. C Jia1,
  3. G E Henderson1,
  4. M S Cohen1,
  5. J A Davis2,
  6. X C Wang3
  1. 1University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
  2. 2University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
  3. 3Chinese Centers for Disease Control, Beijing, China
  1. Correspondence to:
 Joseph D Tucker
 UNC School of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Mailbox 346, CB 7000, Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7000, USA;

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The spread of HIV in China is accelerating and many Chinese physicians are poorly trained to address it.1 We review clinician training and the internet in China, and present the results of a convenience sampling of 136 Chinese clinicians regarding their access and attitudes towards computer based HIV/STI training.

Having been trained in an era of virtual STI eradication, many Chinese physicians are inadequately prepared to respond to the current HIV epidemic.2 Medical school curricula frequently lack STI coursework, and a European Union-China Project (EUCP) study in 2000 showed as few as 5% of physicians had ever received any HIV/STI …

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