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Youth Hiv Programs

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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 »

Help please! (CAN YOU GIVE YOURSELF HIV/AIDS)

Help me im scared if i masturbate with a dirty hand can i infect myself with HIV?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,First of all, masturbation is not an HIV-transmission risk.Second, you cannot give yourself HIV anymore than you can give yourself a million dollars! (In other words Read more »

Educating children and adolescents about safer sex

MR. SOWADSKY, THANK YOU FOR TAKING THE TIME TO READ MY QUESTION. I AM NINETEEN AND AM A COLLEGE STUDENT IN PLANO TEXAS. I HAVE GREAT INTEREST IN EDUCATING OUR YOUTH, BEGINNING IN GRADE 5, ON THE MEANS TO PREVENT HIV/AIDS WITH SAFE SEX...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...combination of all these approaches. Regardless of which approach one uses, some general suggestions on how to educate youth about AIDS, STDs, and safer sex, can be found at the following posts:Educating children:AIDS education for young... Read more »

Abstinence-Only Sed Education

Hey Dr. Bob,Apparently Dubya is still pouring money into Abstinence-only sex education. Does this work or is "The Decider" wrong about this just as he's been so wrong about everything else?Thanks for keeping it real Dr. Bob
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...consistency. The man has never changed his mind about anything, much to the detriment of world peace, the economy, the environment and HIV-prevention efforts. Yes, Dubya is consistent. Too bad it's consistently wrong. The abstinence-only sex... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Married Kenyan Youth Excluded From HIV/AIDS Programs, at Higher Risk of Contracting Virus

... Married youths are not taken into consideration in HIV/AIDS awareness programs aimed at young people in Kenya and are at an increased risk of contracting the virus, South Africa's Independent Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Maryland: Youth HIV Awareness Program

... A free health fair focused on HIV prevention will take place Saturday from noon to 5 p.m. at Montgomery College, 7600 Takoma Ave., Takoma Park. The event targets Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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

... The SC HIV/AIDS Council is seeking young gay males of color, ages 13 to 20, to take part in its "Be Proud, Be Responsible" HIV prevention program 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 »
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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 »

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 »

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, as well as their futures. Our site http://whatudo.org is an information destination for... Read more »

HIV Prevention among Hispanics in Pierson, Florida

Posted by HIV_Prevention1
...near by that would volunteer to come and talk to my students. I run the Youth Empowerment Progran in this area, which is an HIV/AIDS prevention program where I talk to teens about sex and HIV and how to prevent it and how to have better... Read more »