Policies & Programs

Policies and programs that can improve health

filtered by "Sexual Activity", "Reduce risky sexual behavior", and "Public Health"

5 results

Condom availability programs

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

Evidence Rating:
Scientifically Supported
Health Factor(s):
Sexual Activity

Holistic approaches to reduce risky sexual behavior among adolescents

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

Evidence Rating:
Insufficient Evidence
Health Factor(s):
Sexual Activity

Mass media campaigns to prevent pregnancy & STIs

Use TV, radio, internet, and print media to disseminate information about safe sex behaviors

Evidence Rating:
Some Evidence
Health Factor(s):
Sexual Activity

Multi-component interventions: pregnancy and STIs

Support initiatives that combine classroom instruction, individual counseling, and broad community efforts to reduce pregnancy and STIs among youth

Evidence Rating:
Some Evidence
Health Factor(s):
Sexual Activity

Social networking site interventions: risky sexual behavior

Use social networks such as Facebook and MySpace to deliver health education, often as part of a broader online campaign of websites and social networks

Evidence Rating:
Expert Opinion
Health Factor(s):
Sexual Activity