What Works in Youth and Health

The resources listed under each topic include a selection of documents that provide a quick overview of available useful evidence in youth and health.

Family Planning and Reproductive Health

Adolescent Pregnancy

Contraceptive Use and Options

Positive Sexuality

Post-Abortion Care  

HIV and Young People Living With HIV (YPLHIV)


Key Populations of Young People 

Adolescent Boys

Adolescent Girls

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgendered and Intersex (LGBTI) Youth

Out of School Youth

Child, Early and Forced Marriage

Orphans and Vulnerable Children

Very Young Adolescents


Enabling Environments

Community Involvement

Faith-based Programs for Youth

Parents of Youth

Humanitarian Settings

Integration of Services


Other Health Topics

Maternal and Child Health 

Mental Health

Gender-based Violence


Substance Abuse


Connection Between the Health Sector and Other Sectors

Livelihoods and Health

Technology and Health

Youth Participation in Health

Gender and Health

Education and Health