NuPITA Case Study: Building Capacity in Peer Education - Giving Youth a Key Role in HIV Prevention Programs

Download this publicationPeer education is a key component of a comprehensive HIV-prevention package. When they are well designed and well implemented, peer education programs can improve knowledge, attitudes, and skills, along with access to health services. Peer educators who model healthy behaviors are able to influence their peers and
help them avoid risky behaviors.

This case study examines how the NuPITA project provided capacity building support to AMURT, a nonprofit organization working in Kenya, to the strengthen approaches to addressing HIV prevention, including peer education. JSI technical assistance provided through the NuPITA project is detailed in this case study, which documents JSI's approach, the tools used, and results. John Snow, Inc., 2012.

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