Resources on Youth Reproductive Health and HIV/AIDS

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The Interagency Youth Working Group (IYWG) announces the launch of a new Web site, "Resources on Youth Reproductive Health and HIV/AIDS" - www.youthwg.org .

This unique global resource provides materials designed for those working with youth in developing countries. The site features:

guidance on key program areas and best practices

publications grouped by organizations with major youth resources

an easily searchable database of more than 900 recent resources

research tools

training materials

Web sites for youth. and more

The site includes information on the IYWG, a network of nongovernmental agencies, donors, and cooperating agencies supported by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) to improve reproductive health and prevent HIV/AIDS among young people ages 10 to 24. Details, including slide presentations, of the first IYWG meeting in May 2007, are available: http://www.infoforhealth.org/youthwg/iywg/7may07.shtml

The site is hosted by the INFO Project, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Center for Communication Programs, with content managed by Family Health International. More than 15 organizations collaborated to create the site. If you would like information on how to contribute, or if you have questions about the IYWG, please e-mail youthwg@fhi.org.