Category: SRH Watch

Adolescent pregnancy and challenges

  Adolescent pregnancy and challenges Adolescent pregnancies are a global problem occurring in high-, middle-, and low-income countries. However, adolescent pregnancies are more likely to occur in marginalized communities, commonly […]

Key facts about Adolescents

Key facts about Adolescents • More than 1.1 million adolescents aged 10-19 years died in 2016, over 3000 every day, mostly from preventable or treatable causes. • Road traffic injuries […]

Why invest in adolescent health?

Why invest in adolescent health? A critical, overarching reason to invest in the health of adolescents is that adolescents, like all people, have fundamental rights to life, development, the highest […]

Early pregnancy and childbirth

Early pregnancy and childbirth  The leading cause of death for 15-19 year-old girls globally is complications from pregnancy and childbirth. Some 11% of all births worldwide are to girls aged […]

Emerging priorities for children’s health

Emerging priorities for children’s health   Congenital anomalies, injuries, and non-communicable diseases (chronic respiratory diseases, acquired heart diseases, childhood cancers, diabetes, and obesity) are the emerging priorities in the global […]