The 'We the Future' drive aims at raising awareness about the role that adolescents
can play in Pakistan.
20, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Development assistance for adolescent
health (DAAH) makes up a small proportion of total development assistance for health, according to a study published online Aug.
Results: The average age of the pregnant adolescents
was 18 years.
Limited access to credible information by adolescents
often makes them victims of child marriage, early and unwanted pregnancies, abuse, exploitation and under nutrition.
age group comprises 20.5% of the total population in India of which adolescent
girls constitute 9.9%.
Findings revealed significant relationships between parents' personality, family environment and adolescents
But in many cases, adolescents
who suffer from mental health disorders, substance use or poor nutrition cannot obtain critical prevention and care services - either because the services do not exist, or because they do not know about them.
The service aims at improving health outcomes of adolescents
through the prevention and management of identified risk factors such as accidents, Non-Communicable Diseases, risky behaviours, mental health and adolescent
This article assesses how far health care financing approaches that seek to provide universal coverage work for adolescents
, by asking (and suggesting answers for) some important questions.
Methods: A purposive sample of 600 students (boys=300; girls=300) was divided into two age groups; early adolescents
(13-15 years) and late adolescents
 From the last decade, increasing attention to adolescents
in global reports, peer-reviewed journals and most importantly in national plans and strategies is paid and stressed.
Unlike older pregnant women, pregnant adolescents
may not have completed their high school education.