The Design Ethics of Youth-Centered Innovation  

Done right, HCD elevates youth as co-creators of innovative and resonant solutions to their health problems. If not, we enter the murky territory of possibly exposing youth to unnecessary risks. We must commit to integrating ethics into every facet of HCD to protect the dignity and welfare of the young people we work with and for.

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Youth-Powered Healthcare

From Tanzania to Nigeria and Ethiopia, we’re designing differently and relearning what we thought we knew. We’re respecting the intrinsic skills that young people already have and we’re elevating those into our work.

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Cracking the Code

A360’s activities bring together effective demand generation and compassionate service supply into a highly streamlined interaction. The result? Competitive cost and a compelling case for investment.

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With Me, Not For Me

From global to local, the FP2020 community is increasingly focused on meeting the contraceptive needs of adolescents and youth. But are we making progress? Thankfully, the answer is yes.

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The Evidence to Action Gap

As the World Health Organization’s Dr. Venkatraman Chandra-Mouli shares, training alone cannot prepare health workers to deal with questions they often face in providing sexual and reproductive health services to adolescents.

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Failing, Learning and Revolutionizing—Transparently

Two in five adolescent girls aged 15-19 across developing countries will experience an unintended pregnancy. More than half of these will end in abortion. Solving this pervading gap requires that the public health community and others recalibrate how it operates, says Nomi Fuchs-Montgomery, the Deputy Director for Evidence and Innovation at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

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