Youth-Centred Digital Health Interventions: A framework for planning, developing, and implementing solutions with and for young people

No. of pages: 74

Publication Date: October 2020

Author: WHO, UNFPA, UNICEF, UNESCO

Publisher: WHO, UNFPA, UNICEF, UNESCO

Youth-Centred Digital Health Interventions is a new interagency framework developed by WHO, UNICEF, UNFPA, and UNESCO. It provides guidance and principles on effective planning, development and implementation of digital solutions with and for young people to address the many health challenges they may face as they grow into adulthood. It draws on the experience of many organizations and individuals working in the field—including young people themselves—and builds on existing knowledge and tools.

It is aimed to help designers, developers, implementers, researchers, and funders seeking to create, implement and sustain thoughtful and effective digital health interventions for young people. Newcomers to digital health can use it as a start-to-finish primer on how to collaboratively and responsibly develop youth-centred digital health interventions. All stakeholders can use the framework to learn from the experiences of experts in the field – missteps, course corrections and successes – and better meet young people’s diverse health needs. 

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