Adolescent Health Programmes in India. Presenter: Dr K Sushma Moderator: Dr Chetna Maliye. Framework:. Introduction Characteristics Why pay attention to the health of adolescents? Health problems of adolescents Programs of adolescents Strategies for promotion of adolescents health.
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Presenter: Dr K Sushma
Moderator: Dr Chetna Maliye
Class Amount of Annual Scholarship
I-III Rs. 300/- per annum for each class
IV Rs. 500/- per annum
V Rs. 600/- per annum
VI-VII Rs. 700/- per annum for each class
VIII Rs. 800/- per annum
IX-X Rs. 1000/- per annum for each class
Procedure for obtaining the benefit
Prior to1999-2000, funds were being released to the Additional Deputy Commissioners by the Government of India. However, there after the funds were being released to the State Govt.
Adolescent Reproductive and Sexual Health(ARSH): Services provided to all adolescent married and unmarried girls and boys
4. Referral services:
5. Outreach services:
“ Family Life Education includes a study of self awareness, understanding of others, sexuality, marriage and parenthood. The knowledge gained and skills developed will contribute to the individual’s ability to cope both with social change and with relationships in society as a citizen, spouse or parent.”
• To appreciate physical, physiological, psychological and social changes and developments during the process of growing up, conception and consequences of adolescent pregnancy, and to be aware of the HIV/AIDS pandemic and implications of drug abuse.
• To understand the significance of marriage, responsible parenthood, changing gender roles’and male responsibilities in the family life.
• To develop positive attitude and responsible behaviour towards various issues of family life and to appreciate traditional family values.
A =Adoption of healthy life style
D=Develop appropriate i.e. strategy discourage early marriage and teenage pregnancy
O=Organize adolescent/ youth friendly clinic
L=Life skill training, legal support, liasion with peers, parents
E=Educate about sexuality, safe sex, spirituality, responsible parenthood
S=Safe, secure and supportive environment to be provided
C=Counselling / curriculmu in school inclusive of family life education
E=Enable & empower for responsible citizenship
N=Networking for experience sharing
T=Training for income generation, teen clubs