Adolescent Health around the Globe | WYPR

Adolescent Health around the Globe

Feb 23, 2015

Jhpiego, the international non-profit affiliated with Johns Hopkins University, takes on the health concerns facing teenagers in the developing world, including one of the highest HIV growth rates among all age groups. Dr. Mychelle Farmer, Baltimore pediatrician and Jhpiego senior advisor, joins Midday with two of Jhpiego’s youth leaders to discuss the obstacles faced by teens in Nigeria and Kenya.

Jhpiego initiatives in Kenya and Nigeria encourage peer education on reproductive health and family planning.