Intervenciones Dirigidas a Personas Afroamericanas Y Latinas Portadoras De VIH. Lecciones Aprendidas a Traves De La IAP =
HIV Interventions for African American and Latinos : Lessons Learned from Participatory Action Research
Published In: Apuntes De Psicologia, v. 21, no. 3, 2003, p. 495-507
Posted on RAND.org on January 01, 2003
Participatory Action Research (PAR) is a research approach that includes participants in key roles in design, implementation and dissemination. PAR, therefore, is a useful tool for HIV interventions; especially for African American and Latino communities. This paper examines how PAR can be distinguished from other research designs, the major methods that are used in PAR, how PAR methods have been applied in health-related and health interventions internationally and with the United States, and what has been learned from these applications. Suggestions for future directions for the continued use of PAR in the design, implementation and dissemination of HIV interventions are provided.
This report is part of the RAND Corporation External publication series. Many RAND studies are published in peer-reviewed scholarly journals, as chapters in commercial books, or as documents published by other organizations.
The RAND Corporation is a nonprofit institution that helps improve policy and decisionmaking through research and analysis. RAND's publications do not necessarily reflect the opinions of its research clients and sponsors.