Hiv Prevention Programs For Young Adults
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Majority of Young Adults Support Abstinence Programs to Prevent HIV/AIDS, Unplanned Pregnancies, Harris Poll SaysA majority of young adults ages 18 to 29 supports abstinence education as a method to prevent HIV/AIDS, and about half support the method to prevent unplanned pregnancy, according to a recent Harris Poll, the Washington Times reports. According... Read more »
Development, Description, and Acceptability of Small-Group, Behavioral Intervention to Prevent HIV and Hepatitis C Virus Infections Among Young Adult Injection Drug Users"Young injection drug users (IDUs) who are not infected with HIV or hepatitis C virus are at great risk of acquiring one or both of these infections through their sexual or injection behaviors," the authors wrote. In the current study, they describe... Read more »
Global Fund Extension of HIV Prevention Programs for People at High Risk for HIV in Russia Will Save Thousands of Young LivesGeneva, Switzerland -- The International AIDS Society (IAS) and the International Harm Reduction Association (IHRA) today welcomed the announcement by the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (GFATM) to extend by two years its... Read more »
Ask the Experts
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello Scared Girl,Your risks are no different than any other sexually active person's. If you had unprotected sex, you've placed yourself at risk for STDs, including HIV. You cannot rely on what a potential sex partner tells you regarding... Read more »
South Florida Center for Counseling and TherapyThanks for writing and for your active support of your son. As you know, many people living with HIV have not had the benefit of a supportive family. Fortunately you live in an area that does have numerous resources. The Pacific Center for Human... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello,This is a highly complex issue and I could write a thesis on all the factors potentially contributing to these epidemiological trends. They would include such disparate issues as biology, sociology, politics, religion, perception, funding... Read more »
University of Miami School of MedicineHealth maintenance is similar for those with and without HIV. The basics are good nutrition, adequate rest, an appropriate amount of exercise, maintaining healthy relationships and activity, and regular medical follow-up visits.You can get more... Read more »
Connect With Others
Posted by AnonymousA chatroom for young adults (18-24) to ask questions, voice concerns and socialize with other HIV+ youth. Hosted by a HIV+ educator in Chicago. Please join us at ChicagoPoz18to24 in TOWN SQUARE @ aol.com. Chatroom is always open for questions, but... Read more »
Posted by AnonymousAssist senior prevention team members in carrying out activities in the CDC-funded program to provide technical assistance and conduct policy analysis on state HIV/AIDS prevention programs. Full description at: www.nastad.org.
Washington , District... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 2 RepliesAssist senior prevention team members in carrying out activities in the CDC-funded program to provide technical assistance and conduct policy analysis on state HIV/AIDS prevention programs. Full description at: www.nastad.org.
Washington , District... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyThe author gave permission to publish this resignation letter.
June 3, 1999
Robin Keene, SCHNS, Communicable Disease Supervisor
Manatee County Health Department
Dear Ms. Keene,
Please accept my resignation from employment with the Health... Read more »
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