Teaching Kids About Hiv/aids

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Ask the Experts

AIDS awareness and abstinence-only (ABSTINENCE-ONLY SEX EDUCATION)

Dear Dr. Bob,First of all, thank you for this amazing service that you provide. I have already made a donation to your wonderful cause. I would like to ask for your advice.I am part of an HIV/AIDS awareness group that goes to local high schools...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...only shameful; it's also a very dangerous policy. Excellent scientific studies have now demonstrated that abstinence-only sex education programs are a colossal failure. (See below.) I do have one piece of encouraging news to report. Just this... Read more »

HIV Education and the lack thereof

Dear Dr. Bob,Recently I met a young man and we became friends. He is in his mid twenties and I'm... Read more »

re: kid testing

Of course, test the kids! Test them once a year from here on out! Not because it's an immediate... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Washington, D.C.: College Athletes Use Sports to Teach Kids About AIDS

...instrumental in the group's growth and success. "My goal is to reach all kids in D.C. with this message, and to empower and educate them to make smart choices," said Spencer. Spencer was inspired to start Grassroot Project after volunteering... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Burundi: Disease Transmission -- Program Teaches Health Workers About Preventing Mother-to-Child HIV Infection

...country could worsen with the increasing number of rape victims. Ndayizeye also expressed concern about high HIV infection rates of children caused by MTC transmission, noting that 480 babies were born with HIV annually. In Burundi, 193 of 1,266... Read more »
American Association for World Health

Resources: HIV/AIDS Education Videos

...Prevention Information Network (NPIN), unless otherwise noted. Other sources include The NAMES Project, Cable Positive, The Michigan Education Materials Center, Balm in Gilead, The National Latina Health Network, and The National Minority AIDS... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Utah: Educators Urged to Teach the Facts About HIV, AIDS

...is in the way, a panel of teachers and teenagers said this week. "We do have a tremendous amount of parental support for HIVeducation," said Margaret Rose, formerly of the Utah Office of Education and now vice-principal at Rowland Hall-St.... Read more »
Connect With Others


Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Hey Everyone! I have a question. Does anyone know of any programs that travel to school and teach kids about HIV/AIDS? If so can you please post here or e-mail me at miele422@aol.com Thank you! Read more »

Hiv Positive Public Educators wanted*

Posted by AIDS2HIV
...speaking engagements, etc. This does not require you to dedicate yourselves to ME, this requires you dedicating yourself to educating your community. This also requires WILLINGNESS to learn, and willingness to share of yourself. We will be... Read more »

HIV Education

Posted by Anonymous
...F.A.I.T.H. The Council looked closely at parishes throughout the state and saw great promise for the concept of church-on-church HIVeducation. Enter Rep. Neal, who also serves as pastor at the Calvary Baptist Church in nearby Chester. Armed with... Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Hi! I'm 15 years old, and I've had HIV all my life. I am looking for other teens with HIV to connect with. Has anybody out there found a support group on the Internet Read more »