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Adolescent sexual and reproductive health

Adolescent sexual and reproductive health

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Course file - Author(s) References, relevant online documents and resources
Introduction to adolescent health and to adolescent sexual and reproductive health - Venkatraman Chandra-Mouli WHO. Youth and health risks. Report by the Secretariat to the World Health Assembly. 2011.

WHO. Youth and health risks. Resolution by the World Health Assembly – WHA 64.28. 2011.
Reaching adolescents through their peers - Venkatraman Chandra-Mouli Essential reading

Matsinhe J. Programa Geracao Biz. Investing in youth: The story of a national sexual and reproductive health programme for adolescents and youth in Mozambique. UNFPA, Maputo. 2011.

Optional reading

Harden A, Oakley A, Oliver S. Peer-delivered health promotion for young people: A systematic review of different study designs. Health Educ J. 2001;60(4):339-53.

Medley A, Kennedy C, O'Reilly K, Sweat M. Effectiveness of peer education interventions for HIV prevention in developing countries: A systematic review and meta-analysis. AIDS Education and Prevention. 2009;21(3):181-206.

Kim CR, Free C. Recent evaluations of the Peer-Led approach in adolescent sexual health education: A systematic review. Perspectives on sexual and reproductive health. 2008;40(3):144-51.

Maticka-Tyndale E, Barnett JP. Peer-led interventions to reduce HIV risk of youth: A review. Eval Program Plann. 2010;33(2):98-112.

Tolli M. Effectiveness of peer education interventions for HIV prevention, adolescent pregnancy prevention and sexual health promotion for young people: A systematic review of European studies. Health Educ Res. 2012;27(5):904-13.
Reaching adolescents through their parents - Venkatraman Chandra-Mouli WHO. Helping parents in developing countries improve adolescents' health. 2007.

Moyo FL. Parenting: A journey of love. Strategies for Hope. 2011.
Reaching adolescents through teachers and community-based educators - Venkatraman Chandra-Mouli UNESCO, UNAIDS, UNFPA, UNICEF and WHO. International technical guidance on sexuality education. Volume 1. The rationale for sexuality education. An evidence-informed approach for schools, teachers and health educators. UNESCO. Paris. 2009.
Reaching adolescents through health workers and health services - Venkatraman Chandra-Mouli Essential reading

WHO. Making health services adolescent friendly: developing national quality standards for adolescent friendly health services. 2012.

Reference documents

WHO. Generating demand and community support for sexual and reproductive health services for young people. 2009.

WHO. Orientation programme on adolescent health for health-care providers. 2006.

WHO. Adolescent job aid. A handy desk reference tool for primary level health workers. 2010.

WHO. Quality assessment guidebook. A guide to assessing health services for adolescent clients. 2009.
Reaching adolescents through the media and through mobile phones - Venkatraman Chandra-Mouli Williams R. How new technology is helping deliver sexual health services. the Guardian. 2012 May 10.

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