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Sexual health for people with intellectual disability

EASTGATE, Gillian
2008

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This article explores how people with intellectual disability often experience difficulties meeting their sexual needs and desires due to poor education and social isolation. However, the article highlights that people with intellectual disability are capable of safe, constructive sexual expression and healthy relationships with appropriate education and good social support. It emphasises that providing this support is an essential part of supporting people with intellectual disability
Salud Publica Mex, 50 suppl 2

Canadian youth, sexual health and HIV/AIDS study

COUNCIL OF MINISTERS OF EDUCATION, CANADA (CMEC)
2003

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This survey was undertaken to increase the understanding of the factors that contribute to the sexual health of Canadian youth. It was done by exploring the socio-cultural, socio-environmental and interpersonal determinants of adolescent sexual behaviour. A section of the survey (pp 111-114) looks specifically at disability and sexual activity

HIV/AIDS country profile : Philippines

HEALTH ACTION INFORMATION NETWORK (HAIN)
PHILIPPINE NATIONAL AIDS COUNCIL
January 2000

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Includes information on the current situation in terms of HIV and AIDS and other sexually transmitted diseases in the Philippines, with tables and figures giving relevant supporting statistics for each region. Also gives a summary of responses at national, regional, donor and NGO level

Perceptions of sexual behaviour and knowledge about sexually transmitted diseases among adolescents in Benin City, Nigeria

TEMIN, Miriam
et al
December 1999

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Article describing research into adolescents' perceptions of sexual behaviour among their peers, their knowledge of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), and their preferred means of preventing and treating STDs. It identifies methods that would be helpful in reducing high-risk sexual behaviour and controlling the spread of STDs among young people in Nigeria. These methods incude media campaigns focused on adolescents, educating parents about reproductive health and communication with adolescents, and establishing and training health providers in low-cost diagnosis and treatment techniques

Integrating STDs and AIDS services into family planning programs

CEDPA
1995

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[Publisher's abstract] A five-day, 13-session training workshop to broaden family planning programmes to meet additional reproductive health needs, field-tested in Kenya by more than 60 health care managers and community-based distributors. Topics include attitudes about STDs and HIV/AIDS, approaches to motivating behaviour change, cultural and gender issues in counselling, communication and counselling skills and content and confidentiality issues

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