Launch of the Special Supplement to the Journal of Adolescent Health

Posted by Maria Codina on February 28, 2015 at 10:42 am



Launch of Special supplement to the Journal of Adolescent Health:

Where are we with Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights 20 years after the International Conference on Population and Development

The Special Supplement is available on the WHO website.

http://www.who.int/reproductivehealth/en/ 

http://www.who.int/reproductivehealth/topics/adolescence/journal-supplement/en/

Objective of the session:

To build a shared understanding of the progress made in Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights in the twenty years since the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD), and on opportunities and challenges in moving the agenda.

Agenda:

Opening: WHO’s objectives in developing the Journal of Adolescent Special Supplement and the process by which it was developed

Theme 1: Papers 1, 2, 3 (Creating an enabling environment for ASRH and R: A framework and promising approaches, Providing comprehensive sexuality education: Emerging trends in evidence and practice, and Effective strategies to provide adolescent sexual and reproductive health services and to increase demand and community support)

Presentation by WHO,  Remarks by discussant identified by Share-Net and Discussion

Theme 2: Addressing intimate partner violence and sexual violence among adolescents: Emerging evidence of effectiveness

Presentation by WHO, Remarks by discussant identified by Share-Net, Discussion

Theme 3: Ensuring youth’s right to participation and the promotion of youth leadership in the development of sexual and reproductive health policies and programmes

Presentation by WHO, Remarks by discussant identified by Share-Net, Discussion

Take away messages: Presentation by WHO

Presenters and Publication Files:

  • Dr Joar Svanemyr worked with WHO on secondment from the Norwegian agency for Development Cooperation for two years. He is now back in Norway and works as an independent consultant.

JAH ASRH launch – feb2015

  • Dr Venkatraman Chandra-Mouli works on adolescent sexual and reproductive health in WHO.

February 2015 – JAH SS – Amsterdam Netherlands launch event