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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
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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
...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 the CDC's Web site.You're welcome!Dr. Bob Read more »

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What is the impact on teens and young adults?
Judith A. Aberg, M.D.

Response from Judith A. Aberg, M.D.

Washington University, St. Louis School of Medicine
...HIV is having an incredible impact on every aspect of living: home, business, school, economy and obviously, the individual. As of 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
...Hello,Half of all new HIV infections in the United States are in individuals aged 13 to 24 years old. This accounts for 20,000 new HIV infections annually. 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
...know that young adults are tuning into the information presented in this forum. Young adults are one of my primary targets for HIV/AIDS awareness and prevention in the U.S. The main reason for that is the alarming fact that half of all new HIV... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV Prevalence Among Infants in Bahamas Has Decreased, HIV Among Youth Still a Concern, Officials Say

...made available to HIV-positive pregnant women, officials said, the Bahama Journal reports. Speaking at a workshop on HIV/AIDS and other sexually transmitted infections on Friday, Health Minister Bernard Nottage said, "Today, hospital... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Nigeria Gives Priority to Combating HIV/AIDS Among Youths

...The Nigerian government is developing strategies aimed at reducing the HIV/AIDS prevalence rate among young people in the country, said Abraham Abebe, director of the public health division of the Ministry Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

New Online Initiative Promotes Safer Sex, HIV Testing Among Canadian Youth

...Mary J. Blige, is a collaboration between Bristol-Myers Squibb Canada and Universal Music Canada . It also includes HIV/AIDS service organizations, medical clinics, testing facilities and physicians. According to the Star , One Life aims to... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Asian Development Bank President Kuroda Launches $20 Million Program Aimed at Reducing Spread of HIV/AIDS Among Youth in Vietnam

...Wednesday, Asian Development Bank President Haruhiko Kuroda launched a $20 million program aimed at reducing the spread of HIV among young people in the country, AFP/Google.com reports (AFP/Google.com, 2/20). Kuroda met with members of the... 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
...With over 50% of new HIV infections occurring in the age group of 15 to 24, young people need to be informed about HIV/AIDS in order to protect themselves, Read more »

An HIV/AIDS awareness program for the youth!

Posted by Anonymous
...within this educational package is very valuable for teaching,advising,and educating todays children about the dangers of the HIV/AIDS virus.To leave a voice mail contact:1-888-392-4832Ext.291-361-1031 Thank You! Read more »

Discussing HIV and AIDS openly through the arts

Posted by JohnYAHA
...would like to encourage each of you to check out the TABOO (Take Art, Be Open Often) Photo Campaign run by Youth, the Arts, HIV & AIDS Network ( www.yahanet.org ) an interactive online forum, gallery, and resource centre for arts-based... Read more »