Gap Analysis of the Readiness of the Ministry of Health to Offer Quality Adolescent Health Services

Consultancy to Pilot Test Adolescent Health Standards

UNICEF Jamaica/2005/Shehzad Noorani

Highlights

Adolescent health is one of the priorities of the Ministry of Health (MoH) because adolescents comprise an especially vulnerable population subgroup. That vulnerability is closely linked to adolescents’ young age, their lack of social and economic power as well as their general lack of information about health issues and especially about how to navigate the health system.

Author

Pauline A. Russell-Brown

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English

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