Health literacy refers to people's competencies to access, understand, judge and apply health information in healthcare, disease prevention and health promotion.
For years, the unique health issues associated with adolescence have been little understood or, in some cases, ignored. But that has now changed.
The Fit for School (FIT) programme integrates school health and Water, Sanitation and Hygiene interventions, which are implemented by the Ministries of Education in four Southeast Asian countries.
On 10 and 11 May 2017, the UNAIDS Inter-Agency Task Team (IATT) on Education and School Health, together with UNESCO as IATT secretariat, hosted a symposium entitled, Lessons from implementing HIV and school health initiatives: exploring gaps and opportunities for gender responsive programming in
Sex and relationship education (SRE) is regarded as vital to improving young people's sexual health, but a third of schools in England lacks good SRE and government guidance is outdated.
With high rates of early marriage, especially among girls, a significant proportion of adolescents in Bangladesh need sexual and reproductive health services (SRH), including contraceptive information and services.
The goal of this compendium is to answer critical questions that move forward USAID’s mission of supporting (a) the adoption of evidence-based practices in adolescent- and youth-friendly HIV care and services to help at-risk adolescents (ages 10–19 years) and youth (ages 15–24 years) stay HIV-fre
Adolescents (ages 10–19) and youth (ages 15–24) bear a disproportionate share of the HIV burden, especially in sub-Saharan Africa.
This report provides a snapshot of how sexuality education policies in Kenya are translated into practice in secondary schools, and what students, teachers and principals think about them.
This report provides a detailed snapshot of how the policies related to sexuality education in Ghana are translated into practice and what students, teachers and heads of schools think about them.