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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Universal health coverage strategies aim to make appropriate, effective and affordable interventions to improve adolescent health and the "UHC in Africa Framework for Action" proposes five sets of actions.
THE Federal Ministry of Health in collaboration with UNICEF has commenced the revision of the National Integrated Reproductive Maternal Newborn Child Adolescent Health plus Nutrition Social and Behaviour Change Strategy (IRMNCAH+ N SBC) (2019- 2023).
The minister said Qatar, under the wise leadership of the Amir HH Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al Thani, has been investing in health programmes to improve reproductive health, maternal health, newborn and adolescent health in all developing countries.
The Government has developed the Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn, Child, Adolescent Health and Nutrition (RMNCAH and N) National Vision and Action Plan (2016-25), which lists ten priority areas for dealing with health issues.
Summary: New Delhi [India], Aug 31 (NewsVoir): The YP Foundation has organised a two day conclave for 170 young people from 17 states to engage with policymakers and other relevant stakeholders on issues of adolescent health, gender and well-being.
He said in this connection, a provincial consultation meeting on Quality of Care for Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn, Child and Adolescent Health was organised by SHCC and UNICEF in collaboration with World Health Organization (WHO) where all stakeholders were invited to get their feedback and point-view for a comprehensive strategy.
20, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Development assistance for adolescent health (DAAH) makes up a small proportion of total development assistance for health, according to a study published online Aug.
In this regard, a training workshop was held with the participation of a group of experts and consultants on adolescent health, in the presence of school principals and administrators.
Adolescent Health Sourcebook: Basic Consumer Health Information About Adolescent Growth and Development..., 4th Edition (online access included)
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.
'That is why Mayor Herbert Bautista instructed us to study the cases of mental health and know how the Quezon City government can help like in adolescent health.'Linga also expressed her support to Senate Bill 1354 that is making mental-health services accessible, affordable and equitable, or the Mental Health Act of 2017 that is now in its third reading.

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