For 30 years HBSC has been a pioneer cross-national study gaining insight into young people's well-being, health behaviours and their social context. This research collaboration with the WHO Regional Office for Europe is conducted every four years in 45 countries and regions across Europe and North America. With adolescents making about one sixth of the world's population, HBSC uses its findings to inform policy and practice to improve the lives of millions of young people. [more]
Working in partnership with WHO Regional Office for Europe, the HBSC study has published a new fact sheet on sexual health and behaviours among young people.
This fact sheet was presented at the 66th session of the WHO Regional Committee for Europe, which brought together Health ministers and high-level representatives of the 53 Member States of the WHO European Region to discuss the sexual and reproductive health action plan: 'Towards achieving the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development in Europe – leaving no one behind'.
Key findings include:
For more information download the sexual health fact sheet.
[13-10-2016 to 31-05-2017]