Pregnancy remains the highest risk factor for female dropout rates, both before and after reintegration. This does not align with national policy goals outlined in the Vision 2030 document, and retards Jamaica’s fulfilment of international treaties, commitments and policy guidelines.
This pamphlet has been prepared for secondary school administrators, teachers, counselors, parents, and students. The first section provides background on school retention problems associated with pregnant and parenting students.
The aim of this School Health and Nutrition and HIV Prevention is to promote and facilitate the implementation of health and nutrition programming and HIV Prevention throughout the education sector in Guyana.
many years, and a growing number of organizations are including a focus on young people, HIV/ASRH and humanitarian settings into their work.