Cooperative Agreements to Promote Adolescent Health through School-Based HIV/STD Prevention and Scho

Funding will build the capacity of state, territorial, and local (STL) agencies and support the efforts of national, non-governmental organizations (NGO) to help school districts and schools develop and implement sustainable program activities to:
1) Reduce HIV infection and other STD among adolescents;
2) Reduce disparities in HIV infection and other STD experienced by specific adolescent sub-populations.

It is also expected that applicants activities will reinforce efforts to reduce teen pregnancy rates.

Agency - Department of Health and Human Services

The Department of Health and Human Services is the Federal government's principal agency for protecting the health of all Americans and providing essential human services, especially to those who are least able to help themselves.

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