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Hiv And Aids In Minority Youth

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Among Youth

... Young people in the United States are at persistent risk for HIV infection. This risk is especially notable for youth of minority races and ethnicities. Continual prevention outreach and education efforts, including programs on abstinence and delaying the initiation of sex, are required as new generations replace the generations that benefited
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HIV infection among youth

Hi,I was wondering if you could help me with this question. I know that there are 40000 new HIV infections in the United States every year. Of these, do you know how many occur among people ages 13 to 24 (or some other youth category)?I need the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi Ursula,Roughly half of the estimated 40,000 new HIV infections that occur in the U.S. annually are in young adults aged 13 to 24. For recent HIV/AIDS statistics for the U.S., check Read more »

Teens and HIV aids

How many teens a yeardo teens test positive for HIV AIDS?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...and more than one third of HIV-infected young people have not been tested for HIV infection. The majority of gay HIV-infected youth are completely unaware they are infected with the virus.Spread the word! Stay safe. Stay well! Get tested if... Read more »

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Hello, my question isn't in this category at all... I just had to say I've been reading your responses to various questions and you are so clever! Your responses are calming, and hysterical! To be able to make some sort of humor out of these...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...search engine provided by the Delaware HIV Consortium Delaware HIV Consortium District of ColumbiaAIDS Alliance for Children, Youth & Families The AIDS Institute The Centre for Development and Population Activities (CEDPA)Offers international... Read more »

Dr. Bob Thanks for easing americas mind

No question, just wanted to tell you the way you answer questions really make a difference. Young adults can really relate understand and learn from your replys. Thanks for giving up your time to help us... alot of us really do appreciate it. ...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...individuals aged 13 to 24. This accounts for 20,000 new infections every year. That's one every hour! Two thirds of infected youth contract HIV sexually and more than 60% of these new infections are in young women. Approximately 75% of infected... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

South Carolina: SC HIV/AIDS Council Seeks Participants in Youth Program

...seeking young gay males of color, ages 13 to 20, to take part in its "Be Proud, Be Responsible" HIV prevention program for gay youth. Potential participants will receive $50 for the initial screening interview. Those found to be eligible for the... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

American Indian Youth Group to Perform in Minneapolis to Mark Native HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

... An American Indian youth theater group on Friday will perform in Minneapolis to mark National Native HIV/AIDS Awareness Day , which is scheduled for Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Youth Speak Out on Sustainable Response to HIV/AIDS

...speaker presentations, please see the conference Programme-at-a-Glance. This special session will discuss challenges for youth organizations dealing with HIV/AIDS. Sustainable funding and accountability of young people, youth leadership and... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Nigeria Gives Priority to Combating HIV/AIDS Among Youths

...Youth Agenda, derived from the National Youth Policy, will pursue a mission to expand and coordinate multi-sector responses for youths to reduce poverty, which can lead to youths having illicit sex, said Abebe. Regular youth workshops on... Read more »
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new documentary on HIV and African American youths

Posted by bartleby, 1 Reply
..."Why Us? Left Behind and Dying"? Even though African Americans between the ages of 11 and 25 account for 65% of new infections, HIV is still not discussed enough (or at all sometimes). Here's a link to an interview with the film's narrator: ... Read more »

HIV/AIDS and Youth

Posted by aledbetter
...HIV/AIDS in order to protect themselves, as well as their futures. Our site http://whatudo.org is an information destination for youth and HIV/AIDS. We are currently working to expand the international content of our site, and hope to incorporate... Read more »

An HIV/AIDS awareness program for the youth!

Posted by Anonymous
...Welcome to the HummingBirdPress,a program designed for the youth!Information contained within this educational package is very valuable for teaching,advising,and educating todays children about Read more »

African Americans

Posted by Darnell, 1 Reply
...my thesis on: Strategies and Approaches of the Transformative Leader in the Fight against HIV/AIDS among High Risk Minority Youth... If anyone would like to be surveyed for this or help with this, please let me know. email:... Read more »