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

byLucie Cluver, Mark Boyes, Mark Orkin et al.
Lancet Glob Health 2013; 1: e362–70

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www.heard.org.za/downloads/child-focused-state-cash-transfers-and-adolescent-risk-of-hiv.pdf

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.

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