Preventing HIV/STI in Urban Adolescents via an mHealth Primary Care Intervention Public Health Relevance: This proposed research is highly relevant to public health. By increasing HIV/STI testing, and preventing/reducing two prominent HIV/STI risk behaviors in at-risk youth?condomless sex and drug use? this program of research is a high priority area as defined by the NOT-OD-15-137 NIH HIV/AIDS Research Priorities and has the potential to (1) prevent/reduce new HIV infections and (2) reduce HIV-related health disparities, which represent two of the four priorities identified in the National HIV/AIDS Strategy for the United States report.
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