“If you are thinking of applying to 4 Youth By Youth contests, please…”

Introducing our spotlight team for September, who also double as our winners for both the Designathon and Innovation Bootcamp 2022, the first to achieve this feat since inception, ladies and gentlemen… the admirable TEAM BINTA!  Take our dramatic introduction as our way of welcoming you to the latter half of September! Can you believe we […]

4 Youth by Youth PrEP4Youth Designathon, April 8-10, 2022: Promotion and Delivery of PrEP in Nigeria

Youth aged 14-24 years old are most vulnerable to HIV infection and suffer high rates of HIV-related deaths [1]. Fortunately, significant strides have been made to end the HIV/AIDS epidemic by 2030 succeeding decades of work. In Nigeria, the HIV prevalence among individuals aged 15-49 years old is 1.4% [2]. Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP), a preventative […]

Nurturing Culturally-Salient Youth Narratives on HIV Self-Testing Uptake

The mission of 4 Youth by Youth (4YBY) is to continue to push youth-engaged research forward. Youth-participatory research gives voice to youth and allows freedom of expression and formulation of new ideas that may otherwise be missed. When thinking about new health solutions, such as HIV self-testing (HIVST), promoting youth-engaged findings about such solutions allows […]

Findings from the crowdsourcing open call: 4YBY/AHISA Webinar

As mentioned and described in a previous blog post, “Youth Engagement Webinar”, a crowdsourcing contest was organized by 4 Youth By Youth (4YBY) in collaboration with Adolescent HIV Prevention and Treatment Implementation Science Alliance (AHISA) to solicit ways in which adolescents have been involved in HIV-focused research in Africa.  A webinar was held on Thursday, […]

Youth Engagement Webinar

Crowdsourcing open calls benefit populations as a whole by creating open communication and engagement. They include a sea of creative ideas from independently skilled and diverse individuals over a wide area offering innovative solutions to questions and real-world problems.  4 Youth By Youth (4YBY), in partnership with Adolescent HIV Prevention and Treatment Implementation Science Alliance […]

4 Youth by Youth World AIDS Day contest, December 1 2019: Closing the gap in HIV self-testing service delivery led by and for young Nigerians

World AIDS Day 2019, 1 December, is an opportunity to harness the power of young people to lead the fight against HIV. Today, more effective HIV prevention strategies have transformed what it means to know your status. However, progress for young Nigerians still lags behind such that one in five young people have never tested […]

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