Social and structural constraints on disclosure and informed consent with female sex workers and their managersin the Philippines
Learning Areas:Assessment of individual and community needs for health education
Conduct evaluation related to programs, research, and other areas of practice
Ethics, professional and legal requirements
Planning of health education strategies, interventions, and programs
Public health or related research
Social and behavioral sciences
Identify social and structural contextual factors that influence female sex workers' consent to participate in non-governmental survey interviews involving highly sensitive topics. Name one social factor that constrains disclosure of sensitive topics in survey interviews. Identify two factors that influence female sex workers' decisions to forgo participation in socio-structural HIV prevention interventions.
Keyword(s): Women and HIV/AIDS, Sex Workers
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I have been the principal investigator of multiple grants focusing on the epidemiology of HIV risk factors and ethical issues in conducting HIV prevention intervention research with female sex workers in the Philippines. Among my scientific interests has been the development of social and structural strategies for preventing HIV and STIs in female sex workers in low and middle income countries.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.