Finds an assessment of the evidence in this weeks Uk Medical Journal.

Abstinence from sex does not cut risk of HIV infection in large income countries Programmes that exclusively encourage abstinence from sex do not seem to affect the risk of HIV an infection in large income countries, finds an assessment of the evidence in this week’s Uk Medical Journal. This also phone calls into query the continued usage of public money to fund abstinence just programmes in the usa. Abstinence just programmes encourage sexual abstinence as the exclusive means of preventing HIV an infection, without promoting safer sex behaviours, but their performance in high income configurations remains unclear .