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Education More Important Than Knowledge in Stopping Spread of HIV in Africa
September 8, 2010
Simply teaching people the facts about how to protect themselves from HIV may not be enough to prevent the spread of AIDS in Africa, a new study suggests. Researchers found that villagers in Ghana who had higher levels of cognitive and decision-making abilities--not just the most knowledge--were the ones who were most likely to take steps to protect themselves from HIV infection.
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