Bruce Dicka Jane Fergusona David A Rossb

In 1995, WHO in collaboration with UNFPA and UNICEF convened a study group on programming for adolescent health and development. One of the products of this group was a joint technical report publication on Programming for adolescent health and development (1). The report synthesized the evidence for the effectiveness of interventions for adolescent health and development, and it set the direction and provided the conceptual framework for much of the programming for young people's health and...

Studies focusing on young people most at risk in developing countries

While there is a wealth of information from cross-sectional studies conducted among at-risk young people, there are few published evaluations of interventions targeting these groups in developing countries. No studies were found in peer-reviewed journals, and the 11 studies that were identified were all in programme reports or other grey literature. Three of these were from Africa, two from Asia and six were from Latin America. Target groups included sex workers 5 studies , men who have sex...