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IAAH produces a newsletter three times a year where we share stories about our events including activities in various regions and countries, our history, and contributions from amazing youth with whom we work. If you would like to contribute an article, please contact us via email secretariat@iaah.org – we always like to see what is happening across the adolescent health world!

President’s Message – June 2021

President’s Message – June 2021

Since the start of the pandemic, Australia’s border closures, strict social distancing policies, mask wearing mandates, and diligent testing and tracing practices have all become part of the landscape and have helped to keep me safe. So, when vaccines started to...

Challenges, Changes, Charging Forward – June 2021

Challenges, Changes, Charging Forward – June 2021

Reflecting on 2020 and embracing the continuously evolving environment of 2021, the IAAH Young Professionals Network (YPN) would like to pay respect to all of those affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. The pandemic has and continues to significantly disrupt the...

Adolescent Health Profiles – Murray Williams – June 2021

Adolescent Health Profiles – Murray Williams – June 2021

Paying tribute to Dr Murray Williams AO is, for me, a highly pleasurable and deeply personal matter. Professionally speaking, no-one I have known has had a more profound or enduringly positive impact on systems and individuals, in terms of advancing the health and...

2021 – The Year of Connecting Virtually – June 2021

2021 – The Year of Connecting Virtually – June 2021

Connecting virtually is nothing new for the IAAH council. Starting in 2009, then president, Lyn Bearinger, established monthly virtual calls via Skype with council members. Located across the globe, finding a meeting time that worked for everyone was challenging, but...

YPN Mentorship Program

YPN Mentorship Program

The IAAH YPN will launch a mentorship program from July through September 2021. The focus is on dissemination of adolescent health research. The program will consist of four virtual webinars (open to the public) as well as four small-group mentorship sessions (limited...

IAAH President’s Message – February 2021

IAAH President’s Message – February 2021

As the ‘corona-coaster’ of last year inexorably rolls into 2021, the direct and indirect effects of the pandemic continue to be felt differently in different places. Yet, as highlighted in our COVID-19 policy statement, the disproportionate impact on the adolescent...

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