Global standards for quality health care services for adolescents

Global standards for quality health care services for adolescents Global initiatives are urging countries to prioritize quality as a way of reinforcing human rights-based approaches to health. Yet evidence from both high- and low-income countries shows that services for adolescents are highly fragmented, poorly coordinated and uneven in quality. Pockets of excellent practice exist, [...]

Children, Adolescents & HIV: A simple toolkit for community health workers & peer supporters

Children, Adolescents & HIV: A simple toolkit for community health workers & peer supporters The first edition of this toolkit, published in 2015 and titled Children, Adolescents & HIV: A simple toolkit for community health workers and peer supporters, was developed in collaboration with One to One Children’s Fund with the kind support [...]

Promising practices in health provider sensitisation for adolescents and young people living with HIV

Promising practices in health provider sensitisation for adolescents and young people living with HIV We request friendly and sensitised health providers with positive attitudes and ask that HIV and SRH services be provided to us with care, acceptance, respect and without judgement. We should be provided with comprehensive information and recognised as [...]

Promising practices in peer support for adolescents and young people living with HIV

Promising practices in peer support for adolescents and young people living with HIV I can’t take it when someone who is older than my mom is talking to me about sex. I need to go to someone my age, a peer, and talk about sex. Honestly me, I am a patient at (clinic [...]

Promising practices in integrating HIV and SRH services for adolescents and young people living with HIV

Promising practices in integrating HIV and SRH services for adolescents and young people living with HIV As young people, we need HIV and SRH services that are comprehensive and integrated. A comprehensive package should include private and confidential HIV prevention, treatment and monitoring; supportive psychosocial and mental health services; and sex-positive messaging and [...]