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Project: Project "13 plus"- To prevent sexually transmitted infections including HIV\AIDS and unwanted pregnancies among young people in ST.Petersburg, Russia

TFBS.2003.B
01/02/2003 - 31/03/2004 (14 months)

Project goals

A particulary exposed group in Russian society is young people. HIV/AIDS and other sexually transmitted infections (STI) and also abortions are prevalent to a large extent. To reach young people via youth friendly services (youth clinics) and sex education at schools are therfore important. The overall objectives are to prevent sexually transmitted infections including HIV/AIDS and unwanted pregnancies among young people in St Petersburg. Partial objectives are: develop four youth clinics and use the knowledge and experience of the already established youth clinics to supervise staff; create an academic postgraduate course for youth clinic staff, establish a reliable distribution of contraceptives and condoms so young people have access to cheap and safe preservatives, create a basic course for medical and school staff about sexual health, create an academic method course for school staff, participate in an exchange of ideas about safe sex in existing programme at summer camps, influence massmedia about the importance of sexual education, co-operate with NGOs about the importance of sex education for young people. Implemenation of the project: In St Petersburg, Public Health and Education Committee, in Stockholm, Stockholm County Council in close collaboration with Stockholms Aids Preventive Programme (Lafa) and Swedish Association for Sexuality Education (RFSU). Contact person in St Petersburg:project co-ordinator Natalia Vorobyeva. E-mail natsan@mail.rcom.ru Project manager in St Petersburg, Anatolij Simachodsky, head of Department of Maternal Health, Public health Committee, St Petersburg

Results

A particulary exposed group in Russian society is young people. HIV/AIDS and other sexually transmitted infections (STI) and also abortions are prevalent to a large extent. To reach young people via youth friendly services (youth clinics) and sex education at schools are therfore important. The overall objectives are to prevent sexually transmitted infections including HIV/AIDS and unwanted pregnancies among young people in St Petersburg. Partial objectives are: develop four youth clinics and use the knowledge and experience of the already established youth clinics to supervise staff; create an academic postgraduate course for youth clinic staff, establish a reliable distribution of contraceptives and condoms so young people have access to cheap and safe preservatives, create a basic course for medical and school staff about sexual health, create an academic method course for school staff, participate in an exchange of ideas about safe sex in existing programme at summer camps, influence massmedia about the importance of sexual education, co-operate with NGOs about the importance of sex education for young people. Implemenation of the project: In St Petersburg, Public Health and Education Committee, in Stockholm, Stockholm County Council in close collaboration with Stockholms Aids Preventive Programme (Lafa) and Swedish Association for Sexuality Education (RFSU). Contact person in St Petersburg:project co-ordinator Natalia Vorobyeva. E-mail natsan@mail.rcom.ru Project manager in St Petersburg, Anatolij Simachodsky, head of Department of Maternal Health, Public health Committee, St Petersburg

Location

  • Saint-Petersburg
  • Related Organisations

    Counterparts:   no information
    Beneficiaries:   no information
    Financiers:   Task Force on Communicable Disease in the Baltic Sea Region (TFBS)
    Contractors:   no information

    Project Budget

    6 400 000 Swedish Crowns.

    Topics: 

    This project is characterised by the topics below. Please click on one of these topics to see a list of other projects with that topic.

    Communicable diseases

    Disease Prevention

    HIV/AIDS

    Sexually transmitted diseases

    Women's health

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     The project is funded by WHO/CIDA Health Care Policy and Stewardship Programme in Russia
     Developed in co-operation with the EU funded Tacis "North West Health Replication Project"
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