This READY to care leaflet and scorecard informs health providers about the dos and don’ts in service provision to adolescents and young people living with HIV. The leaflet was developed by and with young people living with HIV.
This paper provides information on the definition of SDG thematic indicator 4.7.2 “Percentage of schools that provided life skills-based HIV and sexuality education in the previous academic year” and two alternative methods of collection.
Proponents have promoted sexuality education as a means of empowering adolescents, yet it has been thwarted in many low and middle-income countries. Nigeria represents an exception. Despite social opposition, the government in 1999 unexpectedly approved sexuality education policy.
The National Schools’ Policy on Drugs (revised), was approved by Cabinet on 2 July 2018. Contained hereunder is a summary of the Policy.
Interventions to keep adolescent girls and young women in school, or support their return to school, are hypothesised to also reduce HIV risk. Such interventions are included in the DREAMS combination package of evidence-based interventions.
The purpose of this article was to present the current state of evidence and experience of youth participation approaches in HIV and sexual and reproductive health decision-making, policies and programmes.
The report demonstrates progress made on adolescent HIV programming in the Eastern and Southern African Region (ESAR) in a few short years.
These guidelines aim to inform the design and implementation of interventions with young key populations (YKP), 15-24 years, specifically young women who sell sex, young men who have sex with men, and young people who inject drugs.
These global international standards summarize the currently available scientific evidence, describing interventions and policies that have been found to result in positive prevention outcomes and their characteristics.
Gender discrimination and gender-based violence fuel the HIV epidemic.