Paulo Henrique Pinheiro Longo

Ashoka Fellow
Ashoka commemorates and celebrates the life and work of this deceased Ashoka Fellow.
Related TopicsHealth & Fitness, HIV / AIDS / STDs, Non-formal education, Children & Youth


This profile was prepared when Paulo Henrique Pinheiro Longo was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 1991.
Paulo Henrique Longo is helping male homosexual prostitutes, major transmitters of AIDS in Brazil, deal with the psychological factors involved in their life-styles and in unsafe sex practices. Since there can never be enough psychologists to undertake this task one patient at a time, Paulo is pioneering community self-help psychological care.
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