adolescent medicine

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ad·o·les·cent med·i·cine

the branch of medicine concerned with the treatment of youth in the approximate age range of 13-21 years.
Synonym(s): ephebiatrics, hebiatrics

Adolescent Medicine

A subspecialty of internal medicine or paediatrics which is focussed on managing health issues and maintaining the health of older children.

adolescent medicine

Ephebiatrics A subspecialty of internal medicine or pediatrics, dedicated to managing and maintaining the health issues of older children. See Pediatrics.

ad·o·les·cent med·i·cine

(ad'ŏ-les'ĕnt med'i-sin)
The branch of medicine concerned with the treatment of youth in the approximate age range of 13-21 years.
Synonym(s): hebiatrics.

ad·o·les·cent med·i·cine

(ad'ŏ-les'ĕnt med'i-sin)
Branch of medicine concerned with treatment of youth ages 13-21 years.
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At the 11th World Health Congress on Adolescent Health, held in India last year, Kenya was overwhelmingly represented by youth, civil society organisations and government officials.
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Health and Family Welfare Minister Mohammed Nasim Sunday inaugurated the national adolescent health education materials and a daylong adolescent health fair at Bangabandhu International Conference Center to raise awareness on health issues among the adolescents, reports BSS.
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The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare is also planning to strengthen its adolescent health programme - the Rashtriya Kishor Swasthya Karyakram (RKSK) to make it promotion and prevention-centric and monitorable.
Several technical papers will also be reviewed during the meeting, including the regional framework for action on cancer prevention and control, Climate change and health (framework for action), operationalisation of the adolescent health component of the global strategy for women's, children's and adolescent's health 2016-30, and anti-microbial resistance in the Eastern Mediterranean Region.
Tenders Are Invited for Consultant for technical, advocacy and partnership activities within the Department of Maternal, Newborn, Child and Adolescent Health (MCA).
Improving the way health systems serve adolescents is just one part of improving their health," says Dr Anthony Costello, Director, Maternal, Newborn, Child and Adolescent Health, WHO.
More broadly, as the new Lancet Commission on Adolescent Health and Wellbeing highlights, global health and social policy largely tends to ignore adolescent health.
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Adolescent health is a phenomenon of concern to members of many disciplines.

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