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HIV/AIDS and Youth Development in Uganda

:: by Nicole Bridge :: Game Changers

Globally, young people are among the populations most at risk of and affected by HIV and AIDS. UNAIDS estimated about 40% of new adult infections occurring among young people in 2006. This situation might continue unabated unless causes of vulnerability to infection among them are clearly identified and addressed within respective contexts.
The dynamics of the epidemic among young people demand for a holistic approach to address both individuals and the social, cultural and economic environments around individuals to enhance social change. There is an urgent need to factor HIV, AIDS and sexual reproductive health issues into develop-ment programming to ...