This paper covers characteristics and programme efforts to institute of youth-friendly services, strategies and actions to make services youth friendly, and future need to improve programming.
This issue answers the questions of "What types of health facility programme serve young people's reproductive health needs?", "What are the key elements of health facility programme design and planning?", and "What are the key elements of health facility programme i
This issues answer to the questions of "Why is it helpful to involve young people in their own reproductive health programmes?", "In what ways can young people become involved?", "Is there evidence that youth involvement improves programmes or results in better outcomes?&
This issue emphasizes clinical service.
This issue focuses on the questions of "Why do young people have difficulty using reproductive health services?", "What would youth-friendly services look like?", and "What kind of services do young people want?".
This manual is based on the findings of a systematic review published by Family Health International (FHI) on the Impact of Sex and HIV Education Programs on Sexual Behaviours of Youth in Developing Countries (Kirby et al., 2005) and deliberations from an expert consultation meeting convened by F
The tool helps programme managers and clinicians determine the extent to which current reproductive health services are youth-friendly. Under the African Youth Alliance Project, Pathfinder conducted baseline assessments in Botswana, Tanzania, Uganda, using this tool.
This paper reports on programs that have helped young people in developing countries practise healthier behaviours, including delaying sexual debut, reducing the number of sexual partners, and increasing the use of methods of preventing pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections (STIs), includ