STD Risk Reduction for African American Girls and Women | Institute for the Advancement of Minority Health
December 7, 2020 - - Posted by darren
The Institute for the Advancement of Minority Health will:
Create two community advisory boards (CAB) of Black females ages 15-19 and Black females ages 20-24- to develop strategies for the prevention and reduction of STD’s, HIV and viral hepatitis in Hinds County.
Create a network of community network of health, non-health, and social services providers to facilitate the linkage of Black females ages 15-24 in the target area to HIV/STD, HPV screening, information and referrals, behavioral risk
counseling, and other social support services.
Reduce the prevalence of sexually transmitted diseases among Black females ages 15-24 in the target area.
Create culturally sensitive strategically planned communication and marketing campaign designed to provide information about strategies for reducing and preventing STD’s among Black females between the ages of 15-24 years of age in Hinds County.
Evaluate the effectiveness of this evidence-based approach to reducing and preventing STD transmission among Black women ages 15-24 years of age in Hinds County.