Global Accelerated Action for the Health of Adolescents (AA-HA!): Guidance to Support Country Implementation

Publish Year : 2017
Publisher : WHO, UNAIDS, UNESCO, UNFPA, UNICEF, UN Women, The World Bank
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Description :

Adolescents are one sixth of the world's population and account for 6% of the world's global burden of disease and injury. Over 3,000 adolescents die every day from largely preventable causes. In 2015, the top causes of adolescent girls' included HIV/AIDS and maternal conditions. This guidance assists governments to support country implementation to improve the health of their adolescents through evidence, case studies, a summary document, a comic book, brochure and infographics. 

Sections on disease burdens of sexual and reproductive health and HIV and related, evidence-based interventions are included as well as gender transformative approaches in national programming for adolescents' health. 

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