This is the first national strategy for sexual health and HIV. It is a strategy that will modernise sexual health and HIV sevices in the United Kingdom. It addresses the rising prevalence of STIs and of HIV.
The report provides understanding of socio-cultural research (SRC) for programming purposes in the area of population and reproductive health. The first part of the report introduces the concept of SCR and the rationale for its use in population and RH programmes.
In Mali, young women's psychological characteristics are strongly associated with their sexual experience (including the timing of their first sexual encounter) and ultimately with their ability to protect themselves from sexual health risks.
The report presents the result of an analysis of linked programmes.
The publication includes a synthesis and the summarized presentations given at the Regional Consultation on Strengthening the Provision of Adolescent-Friendly Health Services in Africa which was held in Harare, Zimbabwe on 17-21 October 2000.
The paper presents the consensus statement of the African Regional Consultation on Adolescent-Friendly Health Services (AFHS) facilitated by WHO, and UNICEF which was held in Harare, Zimbabwe from 17 to 21 October 2000.
The overall purpose of this study is to describe and highlight some of the work that IPPF is doing with young people in the field of sexual and reproductive health.
The Zimbabwe National Family Planning Council (ZNFPC) launched the Promotion of Youth Responsibility Project with technical assistance from the Johns Hopkins University Population Communication Services.
The need to educate adolescents about the mechanism of action of contraceptive agents and about their side effects in relation to unsafe sex is paramount if contraceptive use is to be improved among Nigerian adolescents.
The publication is divided into seven sections: Section 1 - Background: who this guide is for and why; Section 2 - Beliefs about health; Section 3 - Understanding young people and sex; Section 4 - Working with and involving others; Section 5 - Preparing and planning the study; Section 6 - Collec