Literature Review: Utilization of Social Media as Education and Promotion Media of HIV in Adolesence

  • Hery Setiawan Universitas Indonesia
Keywords: social media HIV covid-19 online community


The use of social media as a medium for HIV health education and promotion is an effective step to increase knowledge and change healthier adolescent behaviors amid the covid-19 pandemic. Social media is also taking place for interpersonal communication between adolescents in increasing social support and care. The purpose of this literature review is to describe an intervention that uses social media to educate and promote health about HIV disease among adolescents. Search for articles was conducted online and came from journal databases such as ScienceDirect, ProQuest, and EBSCO. With keywords, search smartphones for adolescents, HIV, social media. There were 20 articles obtained and 11 articles were analyzed through the suitability analysis of topics, research methods, samples, outputs, or the results of each article and the limitations of each article. Utilizing social media as a medium for education and promotion has effectiveness by being applied among adolescents and the existence of an online community that helps and supports increasing HIV knowledge among adolescents.


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How to Cite
Setiawan, H. (2021). Literature Review: Utilization of Social Media as Education and Promotion Media of HIV in Adolesence. IAKMI Public Health Journal Indonesia, 2(1), 1-6.