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  1. HIV/AIDS & Other Sexually Transmitted / Blood Borne Infections Among Youth In Canada

    The Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) has recently released a population-specific status report on youth and HIV/AIDS. The report highlights how young people’s vulnerability to HIV/AIDS is associated with social demographic factors, education, employment, income, physical health status, mental health and risk behaviours. In 2011, 2,208 HIV cases were reported to the PHAC of which 531 cases (24%) were among youth. Three-quarters of HIV diagnosis among youth were male. For more information you can check out:

    The Report

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