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ADOLESCENT AND EPRODUCTIVE YOUTH REPRODUCTIVE EALTH HEALTH IN

PHILIPPINES
Status, Issues, Policies, and Programs

POLICY is funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development under Contract No. HRN-C-00-00-00006-00, beginning July 7, 2000. The project is implemented by Futures Group International in collaboration with Research Triangle Institute and the Centre for Development and Population Activities (CEDPA).

Photos selected from M/MC Photoshare at www.jhuccp.org/mmc. Photographers (from top): Lauren Goodsmith, Tod Shapera, and Reproductive Health Association of Cambodia (RHAC).

Adolescent Reproductive Health in the

Philippines
Status, Policies, Programs, and Issues

C. A. Varga Consultant I. Zosa-Feranil POLICY Project

January 2003

POLICY Project

Table of Contents
Acknowledgments ......................................................................................................................................iii Abbreviations .............................................................................................................................................iv 1. Introduction......................................................................................................................................... 1 Terminology and age categories............................................................................................................... 2 Data........................................................................................................................................................... 2 ARH indicators in the Philippines ............................................................................................................ 3 Social context of ARH......................................................................................................................... 4 Economic context...

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