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Ethiopia Launches Comprehensive YRH Strategy

Main Notes on YRH Policy

November 6, 2007

Noted by Jim Rosen

 

Ethiopia launched an eight-year Adolescent and Youth Reproductive Health Strategy in April 2007. Spearheaded by the country’s Ministry of Health, the detailed strategy builds on other key national policy documents including the 2004 youth policy and the 1998 HIV/AIDS policy.

 

The strategy embodies many of the guiding principles of youth reproductive health (YRH) policymaking, such as tailoring programs according to age and life stage, encouraging youth involvement, and reaching marginalized populations.

 

It also addresses a comprehensive range of the key elements of YRH policy, including pregnancy, harmful traditional practices such as early marriage and female genital cutting, the relationship between poverty and youth reproductive health, and prevention of HIV and other STIs. 

 

If you are working on a similar document, you will find it useful to look at this example of a solid, comprehensive national policy.

 

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Last Updated: Nov 6, 2007

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