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Policies and programs that can improve health

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Behavioral interventions to prevent HIV and other STIs

Scientifically Supported

Use individual, group, and community-level interventions to provide education, support, and training that can affect social norms about HIV and other STIs

Sexual Activity

Clinic-based interventions for human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination

Some Evidence

Combine information about HPV and the benefits of vaccination with efforts to support vaccine series completion (e.g., patient and parent education or reminders, physician education, etc.)

Sexual Activity

Comprehensive clinic-based programs for pregnant and parenting teens

Scientifically Supported

Address the needs of teenage mothers via clinic-based programs that provide health care and family planning services as well as case management, counseling, and other supports

Sexual Activity

Comprehensive risk reduction sexual education

Scientifically Supported

Provide information about contraception and protection against sexually transmitted infections (STIs) in classroom or community settings

Sexual Activity

Computer-based interventions to prevent HIV and other STIs

Scientifically Supported

Provide tailored health information and computer-mediated decision making, behavior change, and emotional support via interactive programs

Sexual Activity

Condom availability programs

Scientifically Supported

Provide condoms free of charge or at a reduced cost in community and school-based settings

Sexual Activity

Expedited partner therapy for treatable STIs

Scientifically Supported

Provide prescriptions or medications to patients diagnosed with treatable STIs to give to their partners without provider visits; also called patient-delivered partner therapy (PDPT)

Sexual Activity

HIV/STI partner notification by providers

Scientifically Supported

Elicit information about sex or needle-sharing partners from STI-positive patients, then notify partners of risk, testing, and services; also called contact tracing, or partner counseling and referral services

Sexual Activity

Holistic approaches to reduce risky sexual behavior among adolescents

Insufficient Evidence

Coordinate efforts to reduce risky sexual behavior among adolescents with work, vocational training, or sports

Sexual Activity

Human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine education

Insufficient Evidence

Inform young women and men about HPV and its consequences as well as the benefits of vaccination via telephone, writing, video, or in-person efforts

Sexual Activity

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