During the period, the largest cumulative DAAH per adolescent
was in Sub-Saharan Africa, at $5.37.
This is a special period that influences the adolescent
's current and future health, depending on their chosen set of behavior and life styles.1,2 The World Health Organization (2014) identifies adolescence as the period between 10-19 years.3 Adolescent
pregnancy is generally unintended and occurs due to early marriage or early sexual intercourse.
A community-based cross-sectional study was conducted in slums of Dibrugarh town of Assam among adolescent
girls in the age group of 10-19 years for a period of 6 months from June to November 2016.
Family environment provides a durable foundation of support for the development of an adolescent
The leading cause of death for younger adolescent
girls aged 10-14 years are lower respiratory infections, such as pneumonia-often a result of indoor air pollution from cooking with dirty fuels.
She also stated that the staff providing the service have undergone extensive training to ensure it is delivered by experts and specialist consultants in adolescent
The findings also suggest early and late adolescents
each attempt to cope with stressors in a variety of ways that become more diverse and adaptive with development through the adolescent
(2006) on 400 adolescent
girls aged 10-19 years, the most morbid conditions found was inadequate oral hygiene (55.4%) and least common was ear discharge (7%) among Indian slum girls.
For the pregnant adolescent
, her pregnancy supersedes high school graduation as the benchmark for her being viewed as an adult.
While it is recognized that addressing all the rights of adolescents
would be crucial for the progress and development of the country, based on the series of consultations and available data about the situation of adolescents
in Pakistan and Punjab in particular, the Punjab Adolescent
Strategy & Strategic Plan 2013-17 focuses on economic empowerment of adolescents
, their education, health, social and others issues.
The Minister urged upon media and the civil society to play their positive role in timely identification of wrong doings in violation of the Punjab Adolescent
Religiosity as a Mediator of the Relationship Between Parental Religiosity and Adolescent
Parents of youth with type 1 diabetes mellitus (T1D) are especially confronted with numerous additional challenges that may evoke separation anxiety during adolescent
ISLAMABAD -- The Ministry of Human Rights in collaboration with Unicef launched a campaign to highlight the achievements of outstanding Pakistani adolescents
who have worked hard to accomplish their dreams and inspire other young people.
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.