Susan Sawyer
President, IAAH

Our Mission

Our mission is to enhance individual competencies, national capacity, and global investment in adolescent health. We aim to catalyze local, regional, and international connections between multidisciplinary professionals who work with adolescents, the organizations that support them, and young people themselves.

How do you
support IAAH?

Help us build a global adolescent health community. Engage with IAAH by becoming a financial member, offering your expertise within a committee, attending our conferences, contributing to our newsletters, or making a donation.


Young Professionals Network

The Young Professionals Network (YPN) aims to build relationships between early career professionals and expert leaders in global adolescent health and provide diverse opportunities for early career professionals to further develop their knowledge, skills, and experiences in adolescent health.

Adolescent Health
In our World

Hover over your country or region and click to find out more about IAAH and adolescent health there.

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Upcoming Events


15 October 2019 All day
IAAH Caribbean, Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago
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11 March 2020 All day
Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina, 1380 Harbor Island Dr
San Diego, CA United States
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IAAH Community

IAAH3 days ago
IAAH3 days ago
Laws critically underpin adolescent health and development, as long as they are implemented. Great to -finally - see this commitment to minimum age of marriage laws in Indonesia @CforAH @LancetYouth
IAAH3 days ago
Cultivating connections and career development with young professionals in #adolescent health at #comingofage @_joe_ward @Suebrady2 #IAAHYPN @SAHMtweets @RCPCHtweets @IAAHglobal
IAAH4 days ago
Our new young professionals network is planning to find ways to address this gap in adolescent health training, which is especially wide in LMIC @jasonmnagata @drnatyap
IAAH4 days ago
IAAH advocates for quality health services for all adolescents, everywhere. Congratulations to our president @susansawyer01 and North American VP @jklein_NCDChild for research which found professional associations contributed to raising the upper age of pediatrics @NickyJGray
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