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Study Finds Football Helps Prevent Spread of HIV

A new study, released by Coxswain Social Investment, finds football programs are uniquely successful in preventing the spread of HIV.

The study, "Using Football for HIV/AIDS Prevention in Africa," was conducted in the months leading up to the World Cup. The question for the researchers was, "Football has tremendous convening power, but do football-based programs really make a difference in preventing HIV?" According to the study, the answer is unequivocally - yes. [download the full report]

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