Maternal, newborn, child and adolescent health

Global consultation on adolescent friendly health services

A consensus statement

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World Health Organization

Publication details

Number of pages: 25
Publication date: 2002
Languages: English
WHO reference number: WHO/FCH/CAH/02.18

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Overview

This document is intended for individuals and organizations, in both developed and developing countries, interested in promoting the health and development of adolescents. It contains a brief report of the global consultation on Adolescent Friendly Health Services, which brought together representatives from 20 countries from around the world - directly involved in the provision of health services to adolescents in their respective countries, as well as representatives from several United Nations agencies, bilateral agencies and international NGOs. It lists the 10 consensus statements emanating from the global consultation, provides the basis of these statements and outlines their implications for research and action.