An Educational Program on HIV Prevention for Male-to-Female Transgender Women in South Miami Beach, Florida

Joseph P. De Santis, Charles W. Martin, Aryah Lester

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Abstract

MTF transgender women are a marginalized group at risk for a variety of health problems, including HIV infection. This article detailed the development and implementation of an educational program that focused on HIV prevention in the MTF transgender community in South Miami Beach, Florida. HIV prevention education programs targeted to MTF transgender women can be successful if they are flexible and culturally sensitive to the needs of this community. More research is needed to test the ability of HIV prevention programs targeted to transgender women to reduce the risk of HIV infection.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)265-271
Number of pages7
JournalJournal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care
Volume21
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - May 2010
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Health education
  • HIV
  • prevention
  • transgender
  • women

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Advanced and Specialized Nursing

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