Healthy youth 'an investment in future'

03 October 2016 - 09:53

Adolescence is more than just a phase of reaching sexual maturity - it's a critical developmental stage for tackling important health challenges. With the world's population of adolescents hitting 1.8 billion - the largest in human history - the Lancet Commission's report on adolescent health released last week emphasises that the health of the world's future adults demands more attention and action.

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