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Utilization of adolescent reproductive health services by young people in Vanuatu

Joe Kalo

Utilization of adolescent reproductive health services by young people in Vanuatu

by Joe Kalo

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Published by UNFPA Office of the Pacific in Suva .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Preventive health services for teenagers -- Vanuata.,
  • Reproductive health -- Vanuatu.,
  • Teenagers -- Health and hygiene -- Vanuata.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesAdolescent Health and Development Research Project
    StatementJoe Kalo.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRJ103.V26 K35 2006
    The Physical Object
    Pagination41 p. :
    Number of Pages41
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23073869M
    ISBN 109789825200253
    LC Control Number2008426941

    For example, one approach to improving adolescent utilization of sexual and reproductive health services has focused on making services more youth-friendly in part through training of existing providers, facility-based changes (e.g., setting up a separate space for young clients) or incorporating peer-based outreach or young workers on by: Sexual and Reproductive Health Services ADOLESCENTS KNOWLEDGE AND PERCEPTION OF SEXUAL AND REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH AND SERVICES- A STUDY FROM NEPAL Every fifth person in the world i.e. around 20% of global population is adolescents and slightly more than this, in Nepal, adolescents comprise of 24 percent.

      Inequity of accessibility to and utilization of reproductive health (RH) services among youths is a global concern, especially in resource-limited areas. The level of inequity also varies by cultural and socio-economic contexts. To tailor RH services to the needs of youths, relevant solutions are required. This study aimed to assess baseline information on access to and utilization of RH Cited by: Good sexual and reproductive health is a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being in all matters relating to the reproductive system. It implies that people are able to have a satisfying and safe sex life, the capability to reproduce, and the freedom to decide if, when, and how often to do so. To maintain one’s sexual and reproductive health, people need access to accurate.

    CDC’s Division of Reproductive Health is the focal point for issues related to reproductive health, maternal health, and infant health. For over 50 years, we have been dedicated to improving the lives of women, children, and families through research, public health monitoring, scientific assistance, and . Sexual and Reproductive Health Policy aims to enhance SRH status of adolescents in Kenya and contribute towards realization of their full potential in national development. The Policy intends to bring adolescent sexual and reproductive health and rights issues into the country’s mainstream health and development agenda. James Macharia.


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Utilization of adolescent reproductive health services by young people in Vanuatu by Joe Kalo Download PDF EPUB FB2

Increasing adolescents’ access to sexual and reproductive health services in Vanuatu Elissa Kennedy, 1,2 Siula Bulu, 3 Jennifer Harris, 3 David Humphreys, 1 Jayline Malverus 3 and Natalie Gray 1. As a country drives efforts in establishing adolescent/youth friendly services to cater to the unique reproductive and sexual health of adolescents/youths, it is pertinent that the youth know about these services to be able to access and benefit from them.

This study therefore examined the knowledge of youths on available adolescent/youth friendly services (A/YFRHS) in Ikeja, Lagos State, : Saratu O.

Ajike, Valerie C. Mbegbu. Barriers in utilizing reproductive health services, for 31% of the students were due to inconvenience hours and % were due to fear of being seen by parents or people whom they know. Among socio-demographic predictors, ageand reproductive health problems showed a significant association with utilization of youth reproductive health Size: KB.

Introduction: Young people in Ethiopia face greater reproductive health risks than adults. Despite efforts that were made on youth to utilize reproductive health service, studies show that there is little information about the extent to which youth utilize available health services.

For the proper planning of appropriate health services for youth, it is crucial to have knowledge on the pattern Cited by: 8. Utilization of adolescent reproductive health services by young people in Vanuatu.

Book edition, Publisher: United Nations Population Fund Pacific Sub-Regional (UNFPA), Suva. Fiji. Why it is important to provide services for adolescents and young people. The World Health Organization (WHO) defines an adolescent as an individual in the years age group and usually uses the term young person to denote those between 10 and 24 years.

In this Module we will use these definitions and also the terms early adolescence (), late adolescence () and post. The utilization of reproductive health services is an important component in preventing adolescents from different sexual and reproductive health problems.

The study on sexual/reproductive health of adolescents/young people requires specific focus and perspective • 15 millions of adolescents experience pregnancy each year. Since most of these pregnancies are unwanted, young women tend to have induced abortions, whether legal or not.

According to WHO projections, nearly half. Promoting and protecting the sexual and reproductive health and rights of adolescents and young people Journal of adolescent health, Vol Issue 1, Supplement S1-S 18 December Comprehensive adolescent health programs that include sexual and reproductive health services: a systematic review Journal of Public Health.

LAWS AND POLICIES AFFECTING ADOLESCENT HEALTH by JOHN M. PAXMAN Senior Policy Adviser, The Pathfinder Fund, and Lecturer, School of Public Health, Boston University, Boston, MA.

USA and RUTH JANE ZUCKERMAN Judge, Family Court of the State of New York New York, NY, USA WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION GENEVA influence on the use of RH services by the adolescent females. Recommendation: Multi-sectoral integration was required to increase reproductive health services utilization by the adolescent female because she was the primer victim for many reproductive health problems due to various reasons but she was vital for gene by: 1.

Collectively, young people have urgent and vast needs for policies and programs that ensure their improved sexual and reproductive health. Adolescent and youth sexual and reproductive health (AYSRH) is a critical area that also needs to be addressed. 3 February The world in which adolescents live has changed dramatically in the last 25 years and the response to their sexual and reproductive health and rights has evolved in important ways.

This new supplement in the Journal of Adolescent Health celebrates gains, confronts barriers, and identifies key areas of action for countries and key stakeholders to build on progress in the.

Kalo J: Utilization of adolescent reproductive health services by young people in Vanuatu. United Nations Population Fund Pacific Sub-Regional Office: Suva Google Scholar Cited by:   As a country drives efforts in establishing adolescent/youth friendly services to cater to the unique reproductive and sexual health of adolescents/youths, it is pertinent that the youth know about these services to be able to access and benefit from them.

This study therefore examined the knowledge of youths on available adolescent/youth friendly services (A/YFRHS) in Ikeja, Lagos Author: Saratu O. Ajike, Valerie C. Mbegbu. Onset of sexual activity during adolescence is common in Vanuatu, however access to comprehensive sexual and reproductive health (SRH) information is limited.

Improving adolescents’ knowledge about SRH is necessary to improve health outcomes, however little is known about the information needs and preferences of adolescents in the Pacific to inform policy and programs in this Cited by: Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health Improving the health and futures of adolescents and their communities.

Adolescence is one of life's most complex stages, when young people take on new responsibilities and experiment with independence. When engaged and supported, adolescents thrive and contribute to communities and families.

Introduction: Adolescent sexual and reproductive health (ASRH) is best addressed through the promotion of responsible, healthy behavior and the provision of age-appropriate services. This study aimed to assess Nepali adolescents’ perceived ASRH service needs and factors influencing their utilization of ASRH services.

Methodology: This descriptive cross-sectional quantitative study was. Adolescent sexual and reproductive health (ASRH) has been overlooked historically despite the high risks that countries face for its neglect.

Some of the challenges faced by adolescents across the world include early pregnancy and parenthood, difficulties accessing contraception and safe abortion, and high rates of HIV and sexually transmitted by: Adolescent boys are at risk, as well.

Young people – both boys and girls – are disproportionately affected by HIV. Yet too many young people face barriers to reproductive health information and care. Even those able to find accurate information about their health and rights may be unable to access the services needed to protect their health.

Kennedy, E, Bulu, S, Harris, J, Humphreys, DT, Malverus, J & Gray, NJ' "Be kind to young people so they feel at home": a qualitative study of adolescents' and service providers' perceptions of youth-friendly sexual and reproductive health services in Vanuatu ', BMC Health Services Research, vol.

13, no. 1,pp. - Cited by:   Reproductive health services utilization was significantly associated with age (AOR =95% CI: ) and knowledge for reproductive health (AOR =95% CI: ). Parent disapproval, lack of basic information and pressure from partners were found to deter adolescents from accessing and using reproductive health by:   Organized and systematic health services oriented to respond to youths’ needs have a positive impact in their health, through enhancing youths’ trust and access to health care services and, to a certain extent, through promoting health behaviours, e.g.

safer sex practices [1–5].However, research points out that health-care services are, in general, less accessible for young people and Cited by: