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NYHAAD 2016

by CDC’s Division of Adolescent and School Health category: Health

“Help end youth #HIV by supporting the needs of teens: safe & supportive schools, sex ed & HIV testing. #NYHAAD http://thndr.me/nuX2s8

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NYHAAD 2016

National Youth HIV & AIDS Awareness Day (NYHAAD), observed each year on April 10th, is just around the corner! In the U.S., about 22% of new HIV diagnoses were in young people aged 13-24 years, and only 50% of youth with HIV know they are infected. Helping youth make healthy choices requires the involvement of families, communities, and schools. We can all help end youth HIV by supporting the unique HIV prevention needs of teens which include:

2016 marks the 4th annual observance of NYHAAD, which was created by Advocates for Youth and other partners to raise awareness of the youth HIV epidemic. April 10th serves as a reminder that investing in young people's health and education is a critical step to achieving an AIDS-free generation. 

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CDC’s Division of Adolescent and School Health
@DrZazaCDC

CDC’s Division of Adolescent and School Health (DASH) is a unique source of support for HIV, STD, and pregnancy prevention efforts in schools. Our mission is to promote environments where teens can gain fundamental health knowledge and skills, establish healthy behaviors for a lifetime, connect to health services, and avoid becoming pregnant or infected with HIV or STDs.

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