Adolescent Job Aid

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What is the Adolescent job aid? It is a handy desk reference. Who is the Adolescent job aid intended for? It is intended for health workers who provide primary care services (including promotive, preventive and curative health services) to adolescents. These health workers include doctors, midwives, nurses and clinical officers. The Adolescent job aid takes into account the fact that in most settings health workers provide health services to children and adults in addition to adolescents. What is the purpose of the Adolescent job aid? Its purpose is to enable health workers to respond to adolescents more effectively and with greater sensitivity. To do this, it provides precise and step-wise guidance on how to deal with adolescents when they present with a problem or concern regarding their health and development.

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