The paper outlines a background to the current social, health, sexual and reproductive health (SRH) and HIV and AIDS status of young people, and the magnitude and impacts of the AIDS epidemic with specific focus on young people's vulnerability to HIV infection.
The Intercountry Consultation on Development of Strategies for Adolescent Health for South-East Asia Region of WHO was held from 26-29 May 1998 in New Delhi, India.
This paper focuses on adolescent reproductive health in the ESCAP region. It is divided into five sections: Section 1. Introduction; Section 2. Adolescent reproductive health in Asia and the Pacific; Section 3. Current adolescent reproductive health programmes in the region; Section 4.
In Africa, men play key roles in reproductive health - as individuals, family members, community decision-makers, and national leaders. Most reproductive health care, however, focuses on women.