Navigation Links
MTV'S GYT Campaign Spurs Nationwide Movement to 'Get Yourself Tested'
Date:6/2/2009

esources through GYT's online and mobile tools.
  • During just two days of $5 testing, Planned Parenthood of the Rocky Mountains conducted 2,754 chlamydia and gonorrhea tests, compared to the usual average of 156. Additionally, the Planned Parenthood Association of Bucks County experienced an over 60 percent increase in women tested for chlamydia, and at Planned Parenthood of Illinois, 51 percent more men were tested for both gonorrhea and chlamydia.
  • An all-star collective of pop culture personalities carried the GYT message far and wide, from Soulja Boy tweeting "WTF is GYT" to nearly 200,000 fans on Twitter to Perez Hilton's GYT video generating over 1,000 comments. Flo Rida, The All-American Rejects, Asher Roth, N.E.R.D., Santigold, Joanna Garcia, Kid Sister, Chester French and Joy Bryant also promoted GYT via their social marketing networks, spreading the word and urging young people to GYT.
  • GYT Community Kits were distributed to over 1,500 clinics, youth organizations, public health departments and other groups across the country to provide programming materials and resources for local efforts to encourage STD testing.

  • "The results speak for themselves. Young people around the nation heard the GYT message in April and went out to get tested," said Stephen Friedman, GM of MTV. "GYT will continue to live as part of It's Your (Sex) Life, and as young people continue to carry the GYT banner forward so that eventually every sexually active person under the age of 25 gets tested for STDs."

    "We're very encouraged by the early results of GYT, especially the marked increase in testing at the local clinics and health centers that participated in the effort," said Tina Hoff, Vice President and Director, Entertainment Media Partnerships, Kaiser Family Foundation.

    "Through more than 450 public outreach and education events across the country, Pl
    '/>"/>

    SOURCE MTV
    Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
    All rights reserved

    Page: 1 2 3 4 5 6

    Related medicine news :

    1. Nuvilex Launches Video Marketing Campaign
    2. Snoring Isn't Sexy Launches Public Awareness Campaign
    3. Humor, Mobile Devices Enhance a New Heart-Health Campaign for Hispanics
    4. Joint Replacement Consumer Awareness Campaign Endorsed by Prominent Orthopaedic Scientist
    5. The Hispanic got milk? Campaign Visited Denver May 17th - May 20th
    6. Northeast Ohio Kicks Off the 2009 Click It or Ticket Campaign
    7. Haiti Hosts Opening Ceremony of the 2009 International AIDS Candlelight Memorial: Worldwide Events Commence With the Announcement of a National HIV Testing Campaign in Haiti
    8. St. Lukes Episcopal Hospital Announces Latest Phase of Efficiency, Excellence and Engagement Campaign
    9. BD Extends Decade-Long Support for UNICEFs Campaign to Eliminate Maternal and Neonatal Tetanus
    10. Georgia-Pacific Professional Promotes Good Hand Hygiene With a Healthy Solutions Campaign
    11. Operation Smile To Launch Groundbreaking 140 Smiles Fundraising Campaign at TWTRCON SF 09
    Post Your Comments:
    *Name:
    *Comment:
    *Email:
    (Date:9/1/2014)... September 01, 2014 An operating theatre ... hospital for performing surgical operations. An operating room comprises ... surgical booms, operating room lights, imaging displays as well ... report by Transparency Market Research, a U.S.-based market research ... reach USD 4.5 billion by 2019. , According ...
    (Date:9/1/2014)... HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Aug. 29, 2014 (HealthDay ... American aid workers successfully cured a group of monkeys infected ... The drug, ZMapp, prompted recovery in all 18 monkeys who ... five days after infection. ZMapp even cured monkeys with ... away from death, said study senior author Gary Kobinger, chief ...
    (Date:9/1/2014)... The National Association of Hispanic Nurses ... Bazarko, DNP, MPH, RN, and Adriana Perez, PhD, Rn, ... of Nursing. They will be inducted with Immediate Past ... induction we reported last May. , Our three members ... 2014 American Academy of Nursing Policy Conference in Washington, ...
    (Date:9/1/2014)... (PRWEB) September 01, 2014 Parties involved ... ahead to the litigation’s status conference in September, where ... be discussed in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, Bernstein ... of status conferences posted on the Court’s website, the ... 2014 at 10:00 a.m. This is the latest of ...
    (Date:9/1/2014)... Daily Gossip reveals in it's review on ... gives members access to thousands of professionally designed tattoo ... aims to help both people who plan on getting ... looking for inspiration in creating one of a kind ... by visiting the official website at: http://www.dailygossip.org/atattoo-me-now-6444 . ...
    Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Operating Room Equipment Market Study 2019 by Transparency Market Research 2Health News:Operating Room Equipment Market Study 2019 by Transparency Market Research 3Health News:Monkey Trial Supports Ebola Drug That May Have Helped 2 Stricken Americans 2Health News:Monkey Trial Supports Ebola Drug That May Have Helped 2 Stricken Americans 3Health News:Two Additional NAHN Members to be Inducted as Fellows of the American Academy of Nursing 2Health News:Two Additional NAHN Members to be Inducted as Fellows of the American Academy of Nursing 3Health News:Two Additional NAHN Members to be Inducted as Fellows of the American Academy of Nursing 4Health News:Tylenol Lawsuit News: Bernstein Liebhard LLP Notes Upcoming Status Conference in Pennsylvania Litigation 2Health News:Tylenol Lawsuit News: Bernstein Liebhard LLP Notes Upcoming Status Conference in Pennsylvania Litigation 3Health News:Tylenol Lawsuit News: Bernstein Liebhard LLP Notes Upcoming Status Conference in Pennsylvania Litigation 4Health News:Tattoo Me Now Review Reveals Unique Ideas for Tattoo Designs 2
    ... , TUESDAY, Jan. 17 (HealthDay News) -- Middle-aged men ... risk for atrial fibrillation later in life, researchers say. ... Americans -- is a heart rhythm disorder that can lead ... a known risk factor for atrial fibrillation. Previous research ...
    ... Centre today performed a minimally invasive surgical procedure to ... first time in Canada. The procedure can significantly reduce ... their hypertension through drugs. These patients, numbering approximately 250,000 ... heart attacks and stroke, which continues to kill thousands ...
    ... at Kessler Foundation have documented increased cerebral activation ... retraining using the modified Story Memory Technique (mSMT). ... behavioral interventions can have a positive effect on ... validating the clinical utility of cognitive rehabilitation. According ...
    ... By Kathleen Doheny HealthDay Reporter , ... that target an aggressive type of breast cancer known ... drug alone, researchers report. The dual-drug approach greatly ... cancer by the time a woman was due to ...
    ... treatment of large tumors, how effective is adoptive T ... answer this question, Dr. Kathleen Anders and Professor Thomas ... (MDC) Berlin-Buch and researchers of the Beckman Research Institute ... California, USA designed and carried out a study comparing ...
    ... If organisations want to retain qualified nurses they need to ... three key age groups and build on the strong attachment ... key messages to emerge from a large-scale survey of nurses ... Advanced Nursing . Australian researchers surveyed 900 nurses from ...
    Cached Medicine News:Health News:'Upper Normal' Blood Pressure Linked to Heart Risk in Men 2Health News:Canada's first renal denervation procedure to reduce high blood pressure performed today 2Health News:Drug Duo May Help Fight Aggressive Form of Breast Cancer 2Health News:Drug Duo May Help Fight Aggressive Form of Breast Cancer 3Health News:How immune cells destroy cancer cells - MDC researchers elucidate mechanism 2Health News:Retention study identifies key factors affecting 3 generations of nurses 2Health News:Retention study identifies key factors affecting 3 generations of nurses 3
    (Date:8/29/2014)... , Aug. 29, 2014  United Therapeutics Corporation ... U.S. District Court for the District of ... in the company,s case against Sandoz, Inc. regarding United ... Peter Sheridan ruled that U.S. Patent No. 6,765,117 ... enjoined Sandoz from marketing its generic product until the ...
    (Date:8/29/2014)... Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- ChemImage will present a ... and New Zealand Forensic Science Society,s 22 nd ... Adelaide, Australia .  Forensic Scientists ... advancements that hyperspectral imaging can bring to examination ... , Director of Product Development at ChemImage, will ...
    (Date:8/29/2014)... and MENLO PARK, Calif. , ... Inc. (OTCQB: DMPI) ("DelMar" "the Company") today announced ... statements.  The Company recently changed its fiscal year end ... to list its common stock on a national securities ... financial statements as filed with the United States Securities ...
    Breaking Medicine Technology:District Court Decision Received In Remodulin Patent Case 2ChemImage to Discuss Hyperspectral Imaging for Forensic Investigation at the ANZFSS 22nd International Symposium on the Forensic Sciences 2ChemImage to Discuss Hyperspectral Imaging for Forensic Investigation at the ANZFSS 22nd International Symposium on the Forensic Sciences 3DelMar Pharmaceuticals Fiscal 2014 Year End Results and Summary of Recent Developments 2DelMar Pharmaceuticals Fiscal 2014 Year End Results and Summary of Recent Developments 3DelMar Pharmaceuticals Fiscal 2014 Year End Results and Summary of Recent Developments 4DelMar Pharmaceuticals Fiscal 2014 Year End Results and Summary of Recent Developments 5
    ... 2007 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Celgene,Corporation announced that the ... its Data Monitoring Committee's (DMC),review of preliminary ... patients with newly diagnosed multiple myeloma has ... of dexamethasone (Decadron) in,combination with lenalidomide suggests ...
    ... HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr 4, 2007 - CytoGenix, Inc. ... an important,pilot study with a novel synDNA(TM) ... protect against the avian (H5N1),influenza virus. The ... mice treated with the Company's synDNA(TM) vaccine,whereas ...
    Cached Medicine Technology:ECOG Phase III Newly Diagnosed Multiple Myeloma Trial (E4A03),Reports Lenalidomide Plus Low-Dose Dexamethasone Suggests Survival,Advantage for Patients with Multiple Myeloma 2ECOG Phase III Newly Diagnosed Multiple Myeloma Trial (E4A03),Reports Lenalidomide Plus Low-Dose Dexamethasone Suggests Survival,Advantage for Patients with Multiple Myeloma 3ECOG Phase III Newly Diagnosed Multiple Myeloma Trial (E4A03),Reports Lenalidomide Plus Low-Dose Dexamethasone Suggests Survival,Advantage for Patients with Multiple Myeloma 4ECOG Phase III Newly Diagnosed Multiple Myeloma Trial (E4A03),Reports Lenalidomide Plus Low-Dose Dexamethasone Suggests Survival,Advantage for Patients with Multiple Myeloma 5ECOG Phase III Newly Diagnosed Multiple Myeloma Trial (E4A03),Reports Lenalidomide Plus Low-Dose Dexamethasone Suggests Survival,Advantage for Patients with Multiple Myeloma 6ECOG Phase III Newly Diagnosed Multiple Myeloma Trial (E4A03),Reports Lenalidomide Plus Low-Dose Dexamethasone Suggests Survival,Advantage for Patients with Multiple Myeloma 7CytoGenix Announces Successful Testing of synDNA Vaccine for Avian,Influenza Virus 2
    ... ("SES") is a surgical/ mechanical device designed ... of the cornea above Bowman's layer. The ... currently used during LASEK to delaminate the ... and providing a 'minimal-touch' surgical approach, the ...
    ... The only dedicated, plastic, single use, disposable ... breast needle localization sites, after the needle ... and protruding localization needle from accidental movement ... department to surgery. ,Increase patient confidence in ...
    ... XLTEK lets you choose how to configure your ... the study to be performed we recommend ... your budget and clinical needs. How do we ... listen. The result? Kortex. The system that lets ...
    ... The modular AU5400 is a high-volume analyzer ... productivity of the AU5200 analyzer and the ... automates and consolidates chemistry-immuno testing with up ... to 6,600 tests per hour. Choose from ...
    Medicine Products: