In order to extend and enhance previous efforts, the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) in collaboration with the World Association for Sexology called a regional consultation to re-examine how to promote Sexual Health including the role of the health sector in the achievement and maintenanc
This document provides comprehensive in-depth examination of the many facts involved in improving the lot of youth. In particular, the focus should be more integrated and include both reproductive health and economic improvements.
Conference papers: 1) Reproductive health in Pakistan: what do we know?; 2) Women's perceptions regarding obstetric complications & care in a poor fishing community in Karachi; 3) Barriers to effective dissemination of reproductive health research in Pakistan; 4) Reproductive health indi
This monograph is intended to help parents, educators and policy makers understand the relevance of reproductive health, why adolescents need information on reproductive health, the importance of reproductive health in schools and how schools can best implement reproductive health activities.
The paper assesses effective interventions and their cost for three main components of reproductive health: family planning, safe motherhood, and STD/HIV/AID prevention and treatment.
"Partnering" shows how a global consensus is emerging on how to scale up successful programmes that involve men without diverting scarce resources from women's health.
The book was written for adolescents aged 14 to 19, to help them cope with challenges and decisions they may face during the transition period from childhood to adulthood.
This is a do-it-yourself manual to assist concerned government officials and members of civil society to design and implement their own advocacy initiatives.
The document presents a review of existing and available literature on adoelscent boys and their health development and analysis of this research for programme and policy implications. The document also describes what is special about adolescent boys and their developmental and health needs.
The case study describes the demographic characteristics of Cambodia's adolescent population; documents their programmes in responding to problems associated with adolescent reproductive health; highlights the advocacy and IEC strategies used to promote the ARH messages; culls out the lesson