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health education intervention among adolescent girls

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Ruth

Student

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19 Jun 2018, 04:36

What health education interventions are recommended for adolescent girls? 

Please share any examples of programming of such interventions. 

Emily Keats

The Hospital for Sick Children

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19 Jun 2018, 12:32

The following paper summarizes effective adolescent health interventions (e.g., adolescent sexual and reproductive health interventions, micronutrient supplementation, nutrition interventions for pregnant adolescents, interventions to improve vaccine uptake among adolescents, and interventions for substance abuse), and includes a commentary on areas where further research is needed to draw conclusions. It is the final paper of a series on adolescent health that was published in the Journal of Adolescent Health (2016) that may be of interest to you.

Salam RA, Das JK, Lassi ZS, Bhutta ZA. Adolescent Health Interventions: Conclusions, Evidence Gaps, and Research Priorities. J Adolesc Health. 2016 Oct;59(4S):S88-S92.

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