Objective

Empower adolescents and youth to engage with policy and programming on youth health and be responsible for their health and wellbeing. (Objective 6 in the SA Adolescent Health & Youth Policy)

Partner

Supported by Her Voice / Global Funds

Activities planned for implementation:

  • Peer mobilization using community volunteers
  • Sensitization and Information Sharing sessions (Health Workers)
  • Platform for discussion of related SRHR issues (Radio programming)
  • Broader stakeholder engagement
  • Linkage with Gender Based Violence campaign (Sporting event)

Period

December 2018 – June 2019

Personnel

  • Goodness Simamane is a Registered Health Care Giver and Volunteer Facilitator.
  • Dawn Menke is a Registered Nursing Sister, Volunteer Facilitator and Board Member.
  • Lisa Pennington is a Peer Mobilizer, Project Assistant and Volunteer.
  • Siphokazi Cele is a Registered Social Worker and Project Volunteer.

Pipeline - To Do (ASHRHR & AGYW)

Period

July 2019 - December 2019

Use innovative, youth-oriented programmes and technologies to promote the health and wellbeing of adolescents and youth

  • Provide a package of services for adolescents and youth
  • Scale up IT platforms to promote engagement of adolescents and youth with the health service
  • Support efforts to raise awareness and reduce the incidence of gender based violence in communities.