Management of menstruation can present substantial challenges to girls in low-income settings.
Ross, David A.
Background: In 2012, an estimated 2.1 million adolescents were living with HIV. Though there are effective interventions to prevent and treat HIV infection, adolescents face specific barriers in accessing them.
The ability of specific behaviour-change interventions to reduce HIV infection in young people remains questionable.
Objectives: To describe the sexual and reproductive behaviour of adolescents in sub-Saharan Africa, particularly 15- to 19-year-olds.
This updated review will focus on interventions carried out and/or published from January 2005 - December 2008. Since the first Steady, Ready, Go!
In 1995, WHO in collaboration with UNFPA and UNICEF convened a study group on programming for adolescent health and development. One of the products of this group was a joint technical report publication on Programming for adolescent health and development.