Understanding risk-reduction counseling - August 2005. Why is risk-reduction counseling an important part of AIDS vaccine trials?


As part of AIDS vaccine trials participants are counselled on how to reduce their risk of catching HIV. This is called risk reduction counselling. The factsheet describes a typical risk reduction conseling session and expains what a a risk-reduction plan is. The evidence supporting the effectiveness of such sessions is discussed.


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Published 1 January 2005