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Youth friendly health principle and sensitization of adolescents on reproductive and sexual heath issues – a clinic-based study.

Arun Kumar de, Kallol Das, Archan Sil, Swarnali Joardar, Debdatta Chakrabarty.

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Background: Youth friendly health principle is an important mode of delivery of adolescent health services. Objective: To verify the impact of sensitization on reproductive and sexual health issues of adolescent clients in clinic setting using the youth-friendly health principles. Design: An urban–based interventional study. Setting: Urban-based adolescent health clinic. Study Population: School-going adolescents in the age group of 14-18 years (both boys and girls). Intervention: Youth-friendly sensitisation. Main outcome measures: Change in the knowledge on different reproductive and sexual health issues among adolescent clients. Result: Statistically significant improvement (p values< 0.05) in knowledge on various aspects of reproductive and sexual health issues among adolescent clients. Conclusion: Youth-friendly principle is an important tool for making positive changes in the knowledge of adolescents on reproductive and sexual health issues.

Key words: Adolescent, reproductive and sexual health issue, Condom, Menstruation, Masturbation, Sensitization, Youth-friendly.


 
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Arun Kumar de, Kallol Das, Archan Sil, Swarnali Joardar, Debdatta Chakrabarty. Youth friendly health principle and sensitization of adolescents on reproductive and sexual heath issues – a clinic-based study.. J Behav Health. 2012; 1(1): 42-46. doi:10.5455/jbh.20120323095246


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Arun Kumar de, Kallol Das, Archan Sil, Swarnali Joardar, Debdatta Chakrabarty. Youth friendly health principle and sensitization of adolescents on reproductive and sexual heath issues – a clinic-based study.. J Behav Health. (2012), [cited August 19, 2019]; 1(1): 42-46. doi:10.5455/jbh.20120323095246



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Arun Kumar de, Kallol Das, Archan Sil, Swarnali Joardar, Debdatta Chakrabarty (2012) Youth friendly health principle and sensitization of adolescents on reproductive and sexual heath issues – a clinic-based study.. J Behav Health, 1 (1), 42-46. doi:10.5455/jbh.20120323095246



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Arun Kumar de, Kallol Das, Archan Sil, Swarnali Joardar, Debdatta Chakrabarty. 2012. Youth friendly health principle and sensitization of adolescents on reproductive and sexual heath issues – a clinic-based study.. Journal of Behavioral Health, 1 (1), 42-46. doi:10.5455/jbh.20120323095246



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Arun Kumar de, Kallol Das, Archan Sil, Swarnali Joardar, Debdatta Chakrabarty. "Youth friendly health principle and sensitization of adolescents on reproductive and sexual heath issues – a clinic-based study.." Journal of Behavioral Health 1 (2012), 42-46. doi:10.5455/jbh.20120323095246



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Arun Kumar de, Kallol Das, Archan Sil, Swarnali Joardar, Debdatta Chakrabarty. "Youth friendly health principle and sensitization of adolescents on reproductive and sexual heath issues – a clinic-based study.." Journal of Behavioral Health 1.1 (2012), 42-46. Print. doi:10.5455/jbh.20120323095246



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Arun Kumar de, Kallol Das, Archan Sil, Swarnali Joardar, Debdatta Chakrabarty (2012) Youth friendly health principle and sensitization of adolescents on reproductive and sexual heath issues – a clinic-based study.. Journal of Behavioral Health, 1 (1), 42-46. doi:10.5455/jbh.20120323095246





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