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Report on Eastern and Southern Africa (ESA) Ministerial Commitment Meeting and Affirmation Ceremony



Year: 2013
June 14, 2018 CSE, HIV, Sexual and Reproductive Health, Youth Friendly Health Services

On the 6th and 7th of December 2013, Ministers of Education and Health and their technical representatives from 20 countries in Eastern and Southern Africa met at the Westin Hotel in Cape Town, South Africa to affirm their commitment to strengthening HIV prevention efforts and fostering positive health outcomes through improved access to quality, comprehensive sexuality education (CSE) as well as sexual and reproductive health (SRH) services for young people in the region.

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One Year in Review 2013-2014

East and Southern Africa Commitment

Year: 2013
June 14, 2018 CSE, HIV, Youth Friendly Health Services

In December 2013, ministers of education and health from twenty ESA countries affirmed and endorsed their joint commitment to deliver comprehensive sexuality education (CSE) and sexual and reproductive health (SRH) services for young people. The ESA Commitment document was developed based on a Regional Report, “Young People Today: Time to Act Now” which reviewed the trends and status of sexual and reproductive health and HIV among adolescents and young people in the ESA Region including comprehensive sexuality education and service needs.

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Fulfilling Our Promise to Young People Today

2013 - 2015 Progress Report

Year: 2013
June 14, 2018 CSE, HIV, Sexual and Reproductive Health, Youth Friendly Health Services

This report presents the progress made after two years of implementation (2013-2015), and proves that with targeted interventions, sound strategies, adequate resources, and political will, the ESA Commitment targets are attainable. The data presented was obtained and validated through a multi-sectoral country reporting process as stipulated by the respective coordination mechanisms of the ESA Commitment.

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East and Southern African Commitment

Ministerial Commitment on comprehensive sexuality education and sexual and reproductive health services for adolescents and young people in Eastern and Southern African (ESA)

Year: 2013
June 11, 2018 CSE, HIV, Youth Friendly Health Services

“We, the Ministers of Education and Health from 20 countries in Eastern and Southern Africa, gathered in Cape Town, South Africa on 7 December 2013, working towards a vision of young Africans who are global citizens of the future who are educated, healthy, resilient, socially responsible, informed decision-makers and with the capacity to contribute to their community, country and region, hereby…”

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