Freedom to Be: impact of CHIVA camp

This article presents the importance of peer support for young people growing up with HIV in the UK. We provide insight in to some of the challenges young people experience, by reviewing the impact of the Children’s HIV Association (CHIVA) camp: Freedom to Be (F2B).

Irina Lut, Katie Rowson, Amanda Ely
Researcher. Family Planning Association,Senior Lecturer, University of Central Lancashire,CHIVA Manager

Working with boys and young men: relationships, sex and identity

From briefly exploring a host of issues pertinent to working professionally with boys and young men (BYM) in any number of contexts, this article will discuss the benefits of working holistically with BYM within a sexual health environment.

HIV Nursing 18: 18(2): 33–37.

Oliver O'Donohoe
Metro Charity UK

Increasing HIV awareness for young people through a creative and student-led assessment strategy

According to the World Health Organisation, 34% of all newly diagnosed global HIV infections are attributed to 15–24 year olds. It is recognised that health promotion for this age group holds complex barriers, largely arising from hesitancy to confront sexual issues. A fresh, imaginative promotion idea is described here.

Jade Johnson
Student Nurse, University of Central Lancashire

HIV Nursing

Sharing best practice in HIV care

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