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National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, Sexually Transmitted Diseases and Tuberculosis Prevention (NCHHSTP) Public Hea...

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The purpose of this FOA is to provide partial support for specific non-Federal conferences focusing on HIV/AIDS, viral hepatitis, STDs, TB, and/or adolescent and school health.  By the end of the project, conference attendees are expected to  have increased access to the latest evidence based information related to the focus areas, increased knowledge, and improved professional partnerships.

HPV Also Known as Human Papillomavirus

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This information sheet for parents discusses the need for the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine to protect their children from HPV infection. It explains that the virus causes HPV-related cancers in about 17,500 women and 9,300 men annually in the U.S. The information sheet notes that the virus is transmitted during sexual contact and reminds parents that the vaccine is recommended for preteen girls and boys ages 11 or 12 and can be given to older youth who have not been vaccinated.

VPH Tambien Conocido Como Virus del Papiloma Humano

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This information sheet for parents discusses the need for the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine to protect their children from HPV infection. It explains that HPV can cause anal and oropharyngeal cancers in both women and men; cancers of the cervix, vulva, and vagina in women; and cancer of the penis in men. The information sheet notes that the virus is transmitted during sexual contact and reminds parents that the vaccine is recommended for preteen girls and boys ages 11 or 12 and can be given to older youth who have not been vaccinated.

Freddie Mac Foundation: General Fund Announcement.

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The Freddie Mac Foundation is dedicated to brightening the future of children, youth and families at risk. In 1995, the Foundation will be accepting proposals to prevent child abuse and neglect; and to support education, particularly early childhood education. Foundation grants in the first category will target the leading factors associated with child abuse and neglect: poor parenting skills; young and inexperienced parents; stressful living situations and financial hardship; domestic violence, substance abuse, adolescent pregnancy, emotional difficulties, etc.

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