In 2014, the WHO report Health for the World’s Adolescents showed that considerable gains from investments in maternal and child health programmes are at risk of being lost without corresponding investments in adolescent health. The latest data show that more than 3,000 adolescent die every day from largely preventable causes, and that many key risk factors for future adult disease start or are consolidated in adolescence. Adolescent mental health and well-being are often overlooked.
NCD Child Focus Group Discussion Series: Adapting to Virtual NCD Dialogues and Addressing Webinar Fatigue
Between January to March 2022, NCD Child held a series of focus group discussion with