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Epidemiology and overview of the burden of disease in adolescents

Dr Helen Weiss discusses the health needs of adolescents and potential interventions to improve their health.

Adolescents have one of the lowest mortality rates of all age groups. However, diseases and behaviours begin during adolescence that have long lasting impacts on health.

Professor Helen Weiss will outline the health needs of adolescents and begin to explore how we can intervene during this critical time to improve their health and wellbeing during this period and beyond.

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Improving the Health of Women, Children and Adolescents: from Evidence to Action

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