Mauritius: A New National Adolescent Health Strategy in Mauritius

[WHO] In 2021, 13.6% of the population in Mauritius were adolescents (10-19 years of age). Repeated behavioural surveys have shown that there has not been any significant improvement in the health behaviours of adolescents in Mauritius. The government also recognizes that structural poverty, lack of access to information and services, negative social norms, inadequate education, social discrimination, child marriage, and insufficient attention to vulnerable and disabled adolescents pose serious barriers to achie

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