Recent guidance by WHO and other United Nations partners – Global accelerated action for the health of adolescents (AA-HA!): guidance to support country implementation – recommended that “every school should be a health promoting school”. This is in line with the redefinition of school health.
Interventions to reduce unmet need for contraception and early and unintended pregnancies among adolescents should be critical components of family planning programs in developing countries.
Schools are a vital resource for influencing the health and wellbeing of students and also that of families and the wider community.
Attainment of the Sustainable Development Goals, which is essential for the future health and prosperity of societies, depends on children and adolescents reaching their full potential.
The purpose of this checklist is to enhance compliance and adherence with the public health measures outlined in the recently-updated Considerations for school-related public health measures in the context of COVID-19, particularly taking into consideration children under the age of 18 years in e
This publication presents evidence of the benefits of CSE to allow advocates to develop effective advocacy campaigns and materials based on evidence particularly for Europe and Central Asia.
The Global status report on preventing violence against children 2020 charts countries’ progress towards the SDGs aimed at ending violence against children.
This technical guidance, developed by the UNFPA- and WHO-led Adolescent Working Group of Every Woman Every Child, aims to support countries to both advocate for increased investments in adolescent health and to guide strategic choices and decision-making for such investments to be reflected in na
Three billion people – 40 per cent of the world’s population – do not have a place in their homes to wash their hands with water and soap.
The COVID-19 pandemic has created the largest disruption of education systems in history, affecting nearly 1.6 billion school-age children in more than 190 countries.