Students given pre-Valentine’s STD talk

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Nongprue students were given a lesson on sexually transmitted diseases, including AIDS, at a pre-Valentine’s Day presentation in East Pattaya.

Sub-district Deputy Mayor Suwat Rachathawattanakul opened the “Teenagers Away from HIV” workshop for 250 youths, with public health and school officials Feb. 12 at Baan Nernplabwan School.

Sub-district Deputy Mayor Suwat Rachathawattanakul opens the “Teenagers Away from HIV” workshop for 250 youths.Sub-district Deputy Mayor Suwat Rachathawattanakul opens the “Teenagers Away from HIV” workshop for 250 youths.

Artorn Neisakul, Banglamung public health officer, spoke to the kids on STDs and HIV and how to protect themselves from contracting any sexually transmitted disease.

He said students are the new high-risk group for HIV infection due to increase drug and alcohol use and exposure to online influences.