September 18, 2017 2:00 pm November 23, 2017 6:19 am America/New_York Advocating for change for adolescents! A side event on youth-led advocacy for adolescent health and wellbeing

Youth-led organisations from Cameroon, India, Kenya, Malawi and Nigeria will present their ongoing advocacy efforts to advance adolescent health and well-being, using the recently launched ‘Advocating for change for adolescents’ toolkit developed by PMNCH in collaboration with Women Deliver. Government representatives from each of the five countries will respond, showcasing national leadership and political commitment to improving the health and wellbeing of adolescents in collaboration with young people. Participants will engage in discussions to understand the challenges and lessons learned from country experiences, and to provide inputs that can help inform their future advocacy plans.

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Description

Youth-led organisations from Cameroon, India, Kenya, Malawi and Nigeria will present their ongoing advocacy efforts to advance adolescent health and well-being, using the recently launched ‘Advocating for change for adolescents’ toolkit developed by PMNCH in collaboration with Women Deliver. Government representatives from each of the five countries will respond, showcasing national leadership and political commitment to improving the health and wellbeing of adolescents in collaboration with young people. Participants will engage in discussions to understand the challenges and lessons learned from country experiences, and to provide inputs that can help inform their future advocacy plans.

Additional information

Hosted by

The Partnership for Maternal, Newborn & Child Health (PMNCH), Women Deliver

Participation

Open

Contact

E-mail
mellesm@who.int