Journal article

Global Development Assistance for Adolescent Health From 2003 to 2015

Zhihui Li, Mingqiang Li, George C Patton, Chunling Lu

JAMA NETWORK OPEN | AMER MEDICAL ASSOC | Published : 2018

Abstract

Importance: Growth in financing has underpinned progress in most areas of health. Adolescent health has recently become a global priority, with inclusion in the Global Strategy for Women's, Children's and Adolescents' Health, but little is known about patterns of financing and development assistance for adolescent health (DAAH). Objective: To provide estimates of DAAH at global, regional, and country levels. Design, Setting, and Participants: In this quality improvement study, data from the Creditor Reporting System were used to estimate flows of total DAAH and per-adolescent DAAH and to assess its distribution by donors, regions, and countries and the leading causes of burden of disease (ie..

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