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HIV Surveillance - Persons Who Inject Drugs (through 2013)

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This slide set provides information on the epidemiology of HIV infection among adults and adolescents who are injecting drug users (IDUs) in the United States and 6 dependent areas through 2013. Different surveillance breakdowns include: by transmission category; by race/ethnicity; by age of diagnosis; death rates; and by Stage 3 AIDS. This slide set is also available in PowerPoint at: http://www.cdc.gov/hiv/ppt/statistics_surveillance_HIV_injection_drug_users.pptx.

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.

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