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Adolescent sexual and reproductive health

STIs and HIV/AIDS in Adolescents

This section summaries of published systematic reviews on adolescent sexual and reproductive health. This includes information on: effective practice in the field of adolescent health, pregnancy prevention, management of adolescent pregnancies, and sexually transmitted diseases (including HIV/AIDS).
Jessica, 13, participates in a support group for HIV-positive adolescents at a municipal hospital, Brazil.

Motivational interviewing for improving outcomes in youth living with HIV

Assorted vitamins and nutritional supplements in serving spoon.

Micronutrient supplementation in children and adults with HIV infection

A group of young people distribute flyers on safe sex practises to prevent sexually transmitted diseases, HIV and AIDS within a village community, India

Effectiveness of the 40 adolescent AIDS-risk reduction interventions: a quantitative review

A group of adolescent boys standing by brick wall, Myanmar.

A systematic review of the effectiveness of primary prevention programs to prevent sexually transmitted diseases in adolescents

A woman, 23,  discusses her HIV-positive status with members of the community, she works with a Special Youth Project and raises awareness about HIV/AIDs and sexual violence,  Papua New Guinea

HIV sexual risk-reduction interventions for youth: a review and methodological critique of randomized controlled trials

Two teenage girls on scooter, Cambodia.

HIV prevention interventions in adolescent girls: what is the state of the science?

Members of a youth program watching a video on sexually transmitted infections, Kenya

Interventions to prevent HIV/AIDS among adolescents in less developed countries: are they effective?