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Adolescents and youth make up one-fourth of the population in the Western Pacific Region. At least 17 out of 37 countries and areas in the Region have a median age below 25 years. The health of adolescents is, therefore, a key element and an investment for the social and economic progress in the Region.

Regional Committee for the Western Pacific, 011 (Manila : WHO Regional Office for the Western Pacific, 1960). Procès-verbal de la cinquième séance, jeudi 4 octobre 1979 .

Sexual and reproductive health of adolescents and youths in Mongolia .

Adjusting to sexual development and protecting their reproductive health are among the greatest challenges for adolescents during this period of transition from childhood to adulthood.

WHO Regional Office for the Western Pacific. Publisher World Health Organization. Published 31st December 2005. Adjusting to sexual development and protecting their reproductive health are among the greatest challenges for adolescents during this period of transition from childhood to adulthood.

Women who are wealthier, women who have at least some education, and . 1 Status of Adolescent and Youth Sexual and Reproductive Health. In Nepal knowledge about family planning among adolescents and youth is almost universal (9. percent)

Women who are wealthier, women who have at least some education, and women who participate in household decision-making are more likely to make at least four ANC visits. Young women are more likely to obtain full ANC care in the first pregnancy than for later pregnancies, even when they are still young and potentially at high risk. percent). However, only 14percent of married adolescent girls age 15-19 and 24 percent of married women age 20-24 are currently using a modern contraceptive method.

Background While many Ghanaian adolescents encounter sexual and reproductive health problems, their .

This study aimed to assess the impact of this intervention on usage of sexual and reproductive health services by young people.

Adolescents’ sexual and reproductive health must be supported

Adolescents’ sexual and reproductive health must be supported. It also means empowering young people to know and exercise their rights – including the right to delay marriage and the right to refuse unwanted sexual advances. UNFPA partners with other UN agencies and with governments, civil society, young people and youth-serving organizations to actively promote and protect the sexual and reproductive health and human rights of adolescents.

Male partners' involvement in women's sexual and reproductive health has been increasingly emphasised in international health.

Results: Of 605 adolescents and youths who had engaged in premarital sex, 2. % reported condom use at first sexual intercourse. Male partners' involvement in women's sexual and reproductive health has been increasingly emphasised in international health.

This publication has been prepared by the UNFPA Asia Pacific Regional Office (APRO) in collaboration with the UNFPA Viet Nam Country Office

This publication has been prepared by the UNFPA Asia Pacific Regional Office (APRO) in collaboration with the UNFPA Viet Nam Country Office.

In order to provide evidence-based information to assist governments, international agencies, and nongovernmental organizations to develop policies and projects, the WHO Western Pacific Regional Office supported eight countries, namely Cambodia, China, Lao People's Democratic Republic, Malaysia, Mongolia, Philippines, Republic of Korea, and Viet Nam to conduct a literature and programme review on adolescent sexual and reproductive health (ASRH). The reviews summarize the experiences and lessons learnt and also point out the challenges for improving adolescent sexual and reproductive health.
Sexual and Reproductive Health of Adolescents and Youths in Viet Nam: A Review of Literature and Projects 1995-2002 (A WPRO Publication) download epub
Administration & Medicine Economics
Author: WHO Regional Office for the Western Pacific
ISBN: 9290611804
Category: Medical Books
Subcategory: Administration & Medicine Economics
Language: English
Publisher: World Health Organization (July 1, 2005)
Pages: 49 pages