News

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!

CODAJIC: Apoyando la salud de los adolescents – November 2020

CODAJIC: Apoyando la salud de los adolescents – November 2020

Guest post by Susana Grunbaum Hace casi veinte años un grupo de pediatras de América Latina se reunía con la idea de crear una alianza entre quienes se ocupaban de la adolescencia y la juventud en la región. Así se forma la Confederación de Adolescencia y Juventud de...

Call for Action to Young SRHR Professionals – November 2020

Call for Action to Young SRHR Professionals – November 2020

Guest post by: Joemer Maravilla, IAAH Young Professionals Network (YPN) The COVID-19 pandemic has negatively impacted struggling health systems in the provision of contraceptive education and services for young people. The sudden shifts in the social environments...

The New IAAH Education Committee – November 2020

The New IAAH Education Committee – November 2020

IAAH Education Committee Chair, Risa Turetsky, RN, FNP, MPH, is the Medical Director for School Based Health Centers at Mountain Family Health Centers in rural Colorado in the U.S. Turetsky is a family nurse practitioner, fellowship prepared in adolescent health and...

Within and Beyond the Pandemic – November 2020

Within and Beyond the Pandemic – November 2020

It has become clear that although COVID-19 does not cause significant ill health in adolescents, the pandemic itself has had, and will continue to have significant impacts on this young generation. The impacts are wide-ranging, from educational and social disruption,...

IAAH President’s Message – July 2020

IAAH President’s Message – July 2020

“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity….” Charles Dickens, Tale of Two Cities, 1859 Week by week as the pandemic marches on, I remain...

My Journey in Adolescent Medicine…So Far – July 2020

My Journey in Adolescent Medicine…So Far – July 2020

Guest post by Ma. Emma Aleena-Llanto, MD “Adolescent Medicine…what’s that?” – My pathwayI asked that question twenty years ago as I reviewed the list of fellowship programs at the Philippine General Hospital. I was originally interested in Developmental Pediatrics or...

Embracing Mindfulness at a Time of Crisis – July 2020

Embracing Mindfulness at a Time of Crisis – July 2020

Guest post by David Bennett In these extraordinary times, with the COVID-19 pandemic bringing fear and change to every corner of the world, no-one is unaffected by what is happening around us. Whether we're overly-immersed in a seamless supply of troubling news,...

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