What people do when they have symptoms or suspicion of a sexually transmitted disease (STD) has major implications for transmission and, consequently, for disease control.
This document focuses on adolescent access to confidential health services. It covers how the physicians care about confidentiality, legal sources for the confidentiality requirement, minor's confidentiality and parental notification.
The paper reviews the application of social marketing approaches to strengthen reproductive health practices among young adults.
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 paper mainly presents the description of school-based programmes; literature review and programmatic; the process of planning, design, and implementation; the components of a school-based reproductive health programmes; and summary of programmatic recommendations.
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.
The Study Group reviewed the scientific evidence regarding the effectiveness of key interventions for adolescent health; highlighted the essential factors and strategies needed to establish, implement and sustain programmes for adolescent health; developed a common framework for country programmi
This paper documents how young men and women in Cameroon vary in the way they conduct their sexual lives as well as in the reproductive health risks they take. Consideration is given to gender differentials in patterns of sexual initiation, number of regular and casual partners, and condom use.