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What Skills Do You Need In Educating The Youth On Hiv

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Get the Facts
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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Confidential responses over the Internet ("When the Cellphone Teaches Sex Education ")

Dr. Bob,You have no idea what a lifeline you are to those of us with questions! We can ask you things we can't discuss with our own doctors (too embarassing, plus he would probably tell my husband!) I see you have also become a resource for kids in...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi Cyber-Worried-Gal,Thank you. As I have frequently said, if we all just did our part, we could stop AIDS cold in its tracks! Even though HIV/AIDS remains 100% fatal, it is also 100% preventable! I find it unfortunate that so many 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 somewhat older but we started a nice friendship and during the course of getting to know one another I told him that I was HIV Poz, he freaked out. ...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...century? I wish I knew. It does boggle the mind. Sociologists of the future will have a difficult time explaining our apathy toward HIV/AIDS and the catastrophic failure of our HIV/AIDS awareness and prevention education efforts.Should parents... Read more »

Contact

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
...rather amusing. As for my approach, I agree with author Paul Rudnick when he said, "Only money, rage, and science can conquer AIDS. But only laughter can make the nightmare bearable." Personally I use all four money, rage, science and humor!As... Read more »

My parents don't want to talk about HIV and AIDS

Dear Dr.Bobby, I am 15 years old and I have a great fear of diseases, mainly HIV/AIDS. One day when I was going to the doctor, I asked my parents a simple question, "What if I have AIDS?" After hearing my question, my mother told me not to...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...advocates and implements various HIV education efforts, with a recent focus on journalists and schoolchildren. In 2003, a national youth policy was established on reproductive health, including HIV awareness. Starting in 2006, students in 21,000... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

AIDS Impedes Realization of Nigeria's Education Goals

...Nigeria's Education for All by 2015 and Millennium Development Goals have been impeded by HIV/AIDS, a senior official said. Speaking at the opening session of "Accelerating Education Sector Responses to HIV/AIDS" in the capital Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Canada: Internet "Snake Oil" Boosts Sex Education Need

...however, that at its best the Web can guide teens toward the answers to hard-to-ask questions, and it can help otherwise isolated youths -- particularly those who are disabled, gay or transgender -- find a sense of community as they explore their... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

World Cup Campaign to Build Centers to Provide HIV/AIDS Education, Other Services to At-Risk African Youth

...centers in Africa -- part of a 2010 World Cup campaign called "20 Centers for 2010" aimed at reducing the prevalence of HIV/AIDS, poverty and crime in local communities -- the AP/Google.com reports. The center under construction in South... Read more »
American Association for World Health

What We Can Do: Motivate and Educate! Sample Activities for HIV/AIDS Awareness

...leaders to speak about HIV/AIDS in sermons, and invite an individual living with HIV/AIDS to share his or her story. Have your youth group volunteer at an HIV/AIDS program or clinic. Observe a moment of silence during services for those who... Read more »
Connect With Others

Peer Educator/Case Finder Chicago

Posted by Anonymous
...locations in Uptown and Lakeview, HBHC serves more than 30,000 people annually. HBHC is the leading private provider of HIV and AIDS services in the Midwest and the GLBT health center in the region. Further information can be found at ... Read more »

Skill in HIV testing?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Is there any skill involved in performing a HIV Elisa test? Does anyone know how long it actually takes to perform the test itself? Is the blood just fed into a machine which Read more »

BAC: Project Manager (Planning Council)

Posted by Anonymous
...The Boston AIDS Consortium (BAC) is a non-profit organization providing community planning, technical assistance, community convening, education, Read more »

Wondering why voting for Kerry is Important?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...rights" gathering that "expressly opposed the Bush administration's agenda on sexual-health issues." The convention's theme, "Youth and Health: Generation on the Edge," prompted the organizers to include sessions on sex education, birth control... Read more »