Sexual Risk and Bridging Behaviors among Young People in Hai Phong, Vietnam. Duong CT, Nguyen TH, Hoang TTH, et al (2008)

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Transmission of HIV beyond the core risk groups (reservoirs) depends on the patterns of mixing between the core group and other members of the population (Anderson et al. 1991; Morris 1995). Young people play a critical bridging role for HIV transmission, as they usually have more sexual partners (Morris et al. 1996).


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Nepal Adolescent Health Fact Sheets: 2007. WHO (2007)

Nepal Adolescent Health Fact Sheets: 2007. WHO (2007) Young people (aged 10-24 years) of Nepal have been identified as one of the groups most vulnerable to the growing HIV/AIDS pandemic. The estimated HIV prevalence among youth (aged 15-24 years) was 0.17% in males and 0.18% in females by the end of 200118. Ever reported HIV/AIDS cases at testing centres indicate the highest prevalence of HIV/AIDS in the 20-29-year age group.

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Responding to the HIV Prevention Needs of Adolescents and Young People in Asia: Towards (cost-) Effective Policies and Programmes. UNICEF, UNFPA and UNESCO (2007)

Responding to the HIV Prevention Needs of Adolescents and Young People in Asia: Towards (cost-) Effective Policies and Programmes. UNICEF, UNFPA and UNESCO (2007) The major recommendation of this paper is to strongly increase resources available for age- and gender- appropriate HIV prevention and support services for young people engaging in high risk behaviors: injecting drug users, young women and men involved in sex work and young men who have sex with men.

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Second Generation Surveillance Surveys of Sexual and Risk Behaviour among Youth in Tokelau. Peseta N and Merzench M. (2007)

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Second Generation HIV Surveillance (SGS) are aiming to develop and enhance existing surveillance system for sexually transmitted infections (STI), HIV/AIDS and behavioural surveillance systems. The outcome should be high quality epidemiological data to support the design and evaluation of interventions. The implementation of specific HIV programs such as the Second Generation Surveillance survey of risk behaviours, targeting all unmarried youths on each atoll is an initiative that can contribute to address issues related to sexual health for the young people of Tokelau.

 

Keywords: HIV, condom, MSM, STI, testing, drug

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Sexual and Reproductive Health of Adolescents and Youths in Malaysia. WHO (2007)

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From June to September 2003, Malaysia participated in a case study on adolescent sexual and reproductive health, in the form of a review of literature, studies and projects, initiated by the WHO Regional Office for the Western Pacific. A total of 260 documents were reviewed, covering a wide range of concerns in the area of adolescent sexual and reproductive health.


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Sexual Stigma, Sexual Behaviors, and Abstinence among Vietnamese Adolescents: Implications for Risk and Protective Behaviors for HIV, STIs, and Unwanted Pregnancy. Kaljee LM, Green M, Riel R, et al (2007)

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As rates of HIV increase in Viet Nam, there is a need for data on social relations and sexual risk and protective behaviors among Vietnamese adolescents in a context of rapid social and economic changes.


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Adolescence in Pakistan: Sex, Marriage and Reproductive Health. Marie Stopes International (2006)

Adolescence in Pakistan: Sex, Marriage and Reproductive Health. Marie Stopes International (2006) With 158 million people, Pakistan is one of the most populous countries in the world. It is also one of the poorest, with 66% of the total population living on less than US$2 a day (Population Reference Bureau, 2005.). In Pakistan, as in many developing countries, poverty is intrinsically linked with poor sexual and reproductive health (SRH).

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Baseline HIV/AIDS Survey among Youth in Bangladesh: Project on 'Prevention of HIV/AIDS among Young People in Bangladesh. National AIDS/STD Programme Bangladesh and Save the Children USA (2006)

Baseline HIV/AIDS Survey among Youth in Bangladesh: Project on 'Prevention of HIV/AIDS among Young People in Bangladesh. National AIDS/STD Programme Bangladesh and Save the Children USA (2006) To conduct a nationally representative baseline survey to assess young people's knowledge of HIV/AIDS and STIs; access to information, STI services and condoms; and attitudes of parents/guardians, teachers, community
leaders and health service providers toward HIV/AIDS and STI intervention programs; and views of policy planners of relevant ministries.

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Guidelines on Co-Trimoxazole Prophylaxis for HIV Related Infections among Children, Adolescents and Adults in Resource Limited Settings. WHO (2006)

Guidelines on Co-Trimoxazole Prophylaxis for HIV Related Infections among Children, Adolescents and Adults in Resource Limited Settings. WHO (2006) In 1995, WHO in collaboration with UNFPA and UNICEF convened a study group on programming for adolescent health and development. One of the products of this group was a joint technical report publication on Program- ming for adolescent health and development (1). The report synthesized the evidence for the effectiveness of interventions for adolescent health and de- velopment, and it set the direction and provided the conceptual framework for much of the programming for young people’s health and development that has taken place since its publication (2–6).

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Indonesia Fact Sheet: Young People and HIV/AIDS. WHO (2006)

Indonesia Fact Sheet: Young People and HIV/AIDS. WHO (2006) The fourth most populous country in the world with an estimated population of 222.8 million, Indonesia has 30% of its total population in the 10-24 year age group.

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