The tool helps programme managers and clinicians determine the extent to which current reproductive health services are youth-friendly. Under the African Youth Alliance Project, Pathfinder conducted baseline assessments in Botswana, Tanzania, Uganda, using this tool.
This paper reviews the status of the demographic transition worldwide, discusses factors associated with fertility decline, and highlights challenges associated with completing the transition in developing countries.
The bibliography includes literature on young people's sexual and reproductive health for investigators undertaking research in less developed countries.
A training curriculum to strengthen the skills of health workers who provide reproductive health services to adolescent clients. The manual includes training activities that can be conducted with various levels of staff providing adolescent health services.
"Hands On" discusses useful methods and approaches to support technical co-operation personnel and their partners in the development and implementation of sexual and reproductive health measures with young people in a practical way.
Senegal is mentioned by UNAIDS as best practice, since it is one of the few countries in Sub Sahara Africa with a very low HIV-prevalence, which is partly being attributed to early, far-reaching education and awareness-raising of the (young) population.
This milestone report - Strategies and Framework for Targeting Youth - provides a framework and identifies strategies to address the needs of young people in the prevention and care of HIV/AIDS and STIs in Papua New Guinea (PNG).
Life Skills Approaches to Improving Youth's Sexual and Reproductive Health is a small paper edited by the NGO Advocates for Youth in 2002.
The Consultation, convened by WHO and UNICEF in March 2002 in Stockholm, Sweden, highlighted the importance of investing in the health of children and adolescents as a cost-effective way of securing future prosperity of nations.
The handbook offers direction to activists working to ensure that it is permitted by law are safe and accessible, in accordance with international mandates.