whp volume 9, issue 2, P14-25 2007 DOI: 10.12927/whp.2007.18970 View full text
M.O. Osagbemi, B. Joseph, A.A. Adepetu, A.O. Nyong, A.S. Jegede

Abstract: The Okun tribe numbering about a million persons accepts sexual relation between men and wives of their male kin. Features of spouse-sharing that impact on reproductive health were identified and used to develop an interactive community-based intervention. The intervention promoted discussion of spouse-sharing as a risk factor in HIV/AIDS transmission, knowledge of AIDS/STDs, perception of risk and alternative behaviors to avoid contracting HIV/AIDS. The intervention effects were evaluated using data collected…

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