CD57/INF/8 - Strategy and Plan of Action on Adolescent and Youth Health: Final Report


The purpose of this document is to report to the Governing Bodies on the results obtained with the implementation of the Strategy and Plan of Action and the progress made toward meeting the eight health goals and 19 indicators and impact targets set forth in the Plan of Action. The analysis employed official country data reported to PAHO and the World Health Organization (WHO), global and regional estimates, surveys conducted in countries, and program evaluations. In this report, the term “adolescent” refers to the 10-19 year age group, “youth” to the 15-24 age group, and “young people” to the 10-24 age group.