HEALTH FOR THE WORLD'S ADOLESCENTS

A second chance in the second decade

Acknowledgements

Lead writers: Bruce Dick , Independent consultant, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, United States of America: Jane Ferguson, Valentina Baltag and Krishna Bose, World Health Organization; and Elizabeth Saewyc, University of British Columbia, Canada.

WHO working group: Rachel Baggaley, Lubna Bhatti, Paul Bloem, Francesco Branca, Alex Butchart, Venkatraman Chandra-Mouli, Joesph Kutzin, Wahyu Retno Mahanani, David Meddings, Christopher Mikton, Vladimir Poznyak, Shekhar Saxena, Lale Say, Jessie Schutt-Aine, and Chiara Servili. Support in obtaining technical input and review was provided by: Vivian Barnekow, European Regional Office; Matilde Maddaleno, Regional Office of the Americas and the Pan American Health Organization; Symplice Mbola Mbassi, African Regional Office; Rajesh Mehta, South-East Asia Regional Office; Neena Raina, South-East Asia Regional office; and Howard Sobel, Western Pacific Regional Office.

Data analysis: Valentina Baltag, Jaclynn Berecz, Independent consultant, United States of America; Dorothy Currie, University of St. Andrews, Scotland; Bruce Dick, Michelle Hourigan, Australian College of Applied Psychology, Australia; Elizabeth Saewyc, Colin Mathers, Jennifer Parsons, an intern from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, United States of America; Cara Pasquale, an intern from George Washington University, United States of America. Claudia Sambo and Catriona Waddington, HLSP, United Kingdom.

Data visualization: Joseph Hancock, University of St. Andrews, Scotland and Maxime Marboeuf, Tableau Software, United Kingdom with input from Paul Bloem, Bruce Dick, Jane Ferguson, Wahyu Retno Mahanani, Elizabeth Saewyc, Gretchen Stevens and Dilip Thandassery.

External expert review: Rima Afifi, American University of Beirut, Lebanon, Monika Arora, Public Health Foundation of India, India; Marian Athbi Al-Jalahma, Ministry of Health, Kingdom of Bahrain; Carmen Barroso, International Planned Parenthood Federation, Western Hemisphere, United States of America; Robert Blum, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, United States of America; Var Chivorn, Reproductive Health Association of Cambodia, Cambodia; Michael Dunne, Queensland Institute of Technology, Australia; Adesegun Fatusi, Obafemi Awolowo University, Nigeria; Emma Hogg, National Services Scotland, United Kingdom; Pierre André Michaud, University of Lausanne, Switzerland; Vikram Patel, London School of  Hygiene & Tropical Medicine , United Kingdom and Public Health Foundation of India; David Pattison, National Services Scotland, United Kingdom; George Patton, University of Melbourne, Australia; David Ross, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, United Kingdom; Maria Helena Ruzany, Universidad do Estado do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; Susan Sawyer, University of Melbourne, Australia; Russell Viner, University College London, United Kingdom; Catherine Ward, University of Cape Town, South Africa and Tamara Zubarew, Universidad Catolica de Chile, Chile.

Technical input (WHO) : Alice Armstrong, Timothy Armstrong, Rajiv Bahl, Christopher Bailey, Douglas Bettcher, Monica Bloessner, Cynthia Boschi Pinto, Flavia Bustreo, Melanie Cowan, Bernadette Daelmans, Doris Ma Fat, Alexandra Fleischmann, Monica Gehner, Tracey Goodman, Fiona Gore, Gottfried Hirnschall, Berit Kieselbach, Etienne Krug, Thierry Lambrechts, Olivia Lawe-Davies, Matthews Mathai, Jean-Marie Okwo-Bele, Kathryn O’Neill, Christina Pallitto, Armando Peruga, Margaret Peden, Juan Pablo Peña-Rosas, Leanne Riley, Sarah Russell, Priyanka Saksena, Marta Seone Aguilo, Tini Setiawan, Joar Svanemyr, Marleen Temmerman, Tamitza Toroyan, Edouard Tursan d’Espaignet, and Godfrey Xuereb

Technical input (external to WHO):  Diederik Aarendonk, European Forum for Primary Care, Netherlands, Carla Abouzahr, Independent consultant, Switzerland, Lebanon Hark Bawa, University of British Columbia, Canada, Stella Bivol, Independent consultant, Republic of Moldova, Sarah-Jayne Blakemore, University College London, United Kingdom, Christopher Bonell University College London, United Kingdom, Pamela Burdiles, Ministry of Health, Chile, Maria Angélica Caprile, Ministry of Health, Chile, Susanne Carai, Independent consultant, Germany , Subidita Chatterjee, Independent consultant, India,  Candace Currie, University of  St. Andrews, Scotland,  Sergio Menchaca Davila, Facultad de Medicina de la Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León, Mexico,  Roopa Dhatt, Case Western Reserve University, United States of Americ, Laurel Edinburgh, Midwest Children’s Resource Centre, United States of America Peter Elanyu, Ministry of Health, Uganda, Juan Carlos Escobar, Ministry of Health, Argentina, Andrea J. Franck, Ministry of Health, Argentina, Cari Free, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, United Kingdom, ,  Misha Friedman, Freelance photographer, United States of America, Daniel Tobon Garcia, Colombia, Anya Gopfert, Newcastle University, United Kingdom, Tersoo Gundu, Freelance photographer, Nigeria,  Anuradha Gupta, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, India, Maria Herczog, Committee on the Rights of the Child, Hungary, Hans Katengeza, Ministry of Health, Malawi,  Dagmar Haller-Hester, University of Geneva, Switzerland, Kara Hanson, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, United Kingdom, Emma Hogg, National Services, Scotland, United Kingdom, Michelle Hourigan, University of Sydney, Australia, Mariana Jaafar, American University of Beirut, Lebanon, Sarah Johnson, Jura Editorial Services, Franc, Nisso Kasymova, UNICEF Country Office, Tajikistan, Michael Kidd, World Organization of Family Doctors (WONCA), Australia, Jordan King, University of British Columbia, Canada, Regina Lee, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, China, Floor Lieshout, Youth for Road Safety, Netherlands, David Mabey, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, United Kingdom, Garth Manning, World Organization of Family Doctors (WONCA), Thailand, Elizabeth Mapella, Ministry of Health, United Republic of Tanzania, Altagracia Mares de León, Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León, Mexico, Nyx McLean, loveLife, South Africa, Bea Miller, University of British Columbia, Canada, Joško Miše, University of Zagreb, Croatia, Alejandro Salcido Montenegro, Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León, Mexico,  John Muir, Youth Policy, Germany, Françoise Narring, Hôpitaux Universitaires de Genève, Switzerland, Patricia Narvaez, Ministry of Health, Chile, Fikile Ntanzi, Media Wise, South Africa, Peter Piot, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, United Kingdom, Stephanie Lissette Proskauer Peña, Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León, Mexico, Susan Potting, Ministry of Health, Welfare and Sport, Netherlands, Michael Rich, Harvard University, United States of America, Ward Rinehart, Jura Editorial Services, France, Richard Roberts, University of Wisconsin, United States of America, Sylvia Santander, Ministry of Health, Chile, John Santelli, Columbia University, United States of America, Anna Schmidt, University of Zurich, Switzerland, Tom Simon, Centres for Disease Control, United States of America, Mario Soriano, Ministry of Health, El Salvador, Fred Ssewamala, Columbia University, United States of America, Chor Swee Suet, Health Promotion Board, Singapore, Paola Villa Torres, Independent consultant, Switzerland, Kelly Thompson, University of Sydney Medical School, Australia,K Vijaya, Health Promotion Board, Singapore, Maurice Wedner Ross, Amateur photographer and student, Germany, Peter Weller, CariMan, Trinidad and Tobago, Kevin Wolak, University of Sydney Medical School, Australia, Kristen Woolf, GirlHub, United Kingdom, Sim Chi Yin, Freelance photographer, China, Nina Zamberlin, Ministry of Health, Argentina, Oscar E. Zazueta , Instituto Tecnologico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey, Mexico, and Fernando Zingman, Ministry of Health, Argentina

Overall design and production: Tim France, Rattharin Intawong, Benya Rattanawichai and Prajuab Tunyu, Inis Communication, Thailand; with the support of Salim Azzabi Zouraq and John Watson. Audio-visual support was provided by Chris Black, Jean-Marc Glinz, Gilles Reboux, Jacky Sanders and Warren Smith.

Editorial support: Jura Editorial Services, France.

Logistical support: Mary Dawson, Marija Delas Sophia Fregoso, Claudia Quiros and Corinna Traore. 

Design concept: Jane Ferguson, Tim France and Rattharin Intawong, Inis Communication, Thailand and Bruce Dick. Jane Ferguson provided overall guidance and management for the report under the oversight and support of Elizabeth Mason. Chris Black, Charlotte Christiansen, Deborah Sankey, from University of Cardiff, United Kingdom, and Nuhu Yaqub conceived of and organized the input from adolescents. 

Financial support: Government of Norway, International Planned Parenthood Federation, and WHO.