The importance of sexual and reproductive health and rights to prevent HIV in AGYW in ESA

This WHO’s Evidence Brief highlights some of the key points of discussion during the ESA regional consultation on HIV prevention and sexual and reproductive health and rights for Adolescent Girls and Young Women (AGYW) held in Windhoek on 1-3 February. The Evidence Brief is now available here.

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Global Accelerated Action for the Health of Adolescents (AA-HA!)

WHO launched in May the long-awaited Global Accelerated Action for the Health of Adolescents (AA-HA!): Guidance to Support Country Implementation. Click here for the press-release and other resources. This is a guidance to operationalize the adolescent component of the Global Strategy for Women’s, Children’s and Adolescents’ Health (2016-2020).

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TB along the lifecycle: integration of TB into HIV and maternal and child health programmes

Presentations:

  • TB in women, infants, children and adolescents – key data, gaps and opportunities,  Steve Graham, University of Melbourne and The International Union Against TB and Lung Disease
  • Addressing TB along the lifecycle – lessons from Uganda, Moorine Sekadde, National TB Programme, Uganda
  •  Kenya's experience providing IPT in PMTCT settings, Immaculate Kathure, National TB Programme, Kenya