Maternal, newborn, child and adolescent health

Growing in confidence

Lessons from eight countries in successful scaling up of adolescent health and development programming

World Health Organization

Publication details

Number of pages: 36
Publication date: 2002
Languages: English
WHO reference number: WHO/FCH/CAH/02.13



Programming for adolescent health and development is evolving from attention to issues and projects to more comprehensive national programming approaches. The stories of eight countries provides insight in the road that some countries are taking in trying to go to scale with programmes sometimes at national level. It discusses some important lessons learned that are illustrated by these experiences.