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European Occupational Health Series : Public Health in Europe; World Health Organization, Public Health in Europe, No. 27-(Part 1)-In French: L' Infornmatina Sanitaire et Biomedicale en Europe

By Paul Weiss

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Title: European Occupational Health Series : Public Health in Europe; World Health Organization, Public Health in Europe, No. 27-(Part 1)-In French: L' Infornmatina Sanitaire et Biomedicale en Europe  
Author: Paul Weiss
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Subject: Health., Public health, Wellness programs
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Weiss, P. (n.d.). European Occupational Health Series : Public Health in Europe; World Health Organization, Public Health in Europe, No. 27-(Part 1)-In French. Retrieved from http://cn.ebooklibrary.org/


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1. INTRODUCTION 1.1 Opening session A Working Group on Problems of of School Age I11 (14- 18 years) was held by the WHO Regional Office for Europe, in collaboration with the Netherlands authorities, in Amsterdam from 6 to 10 June 1977. The meeting was attended by 19 temporary advisers from 14 countries in the Region, 3 staff mcmbers of the Regional Office, and t representative from WHO headquarters. Dr P.O. Petersson was elected Chairman, Dr F. Wafelbakker was elected ViceChairman, and Dr M. Wagner acted as Rapporteur. The meeting was opened by Dr DX. Sokolov (Chief, Strengthening of Health Services, Regiond Office for Europe) acting on behalf of the Regional Director. The group was welcomed to Amsterdam by IX H.A.M. Elsen, Deputy Director.General of the Netherlands Ministry of Public Health and Environmental Hygiene, who pointed out that Amsterdam, withitsrcputation for problems of youth and with the studies of youth problems and innovative youth services undertaken there, was a very appropriate venue for the meeting. Dr Sokolov outlined the commitment of the Regional Office to family health and the new problems faced by children and youth in modem society. The Regional Office had organized many meetings and was cooperating with many intcmational organizations in the matter. The interdisciplinary nature of the present Worldng Group was essential to the success of the effort because of the brcadth and complexity of the problems of adolescents, he noted. Dr P. R611isch (Re@onal Officer for Maternal and Child Health) went on to review the historical development of WHO both at international and ~egionallc velu, and spoke of the increasing commitment that had recently begun to be given in the European Region to the problems of adolescence The emphasis given by WHO headquarters to adolescent health over the past three years was pointed out in another address by Dr S. Alexaniants (Medical Officer, Maternal and Child Health, WHO headquarters).

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CONTENTS 1. Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1.1 Opening session . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 R Scope and purpose . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 . Characteristics of the age group . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2.1 Population characteristics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2.2 Biological characteristics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23 Psychological characteristics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2.4 Social characteristics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2.5 Sexual development . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 . Problems of the age group . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3.1 Biological problems . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3.2 Psychosocial problems . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 . Solutions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4.1 Educational programmes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4.2 Health services . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 3 General services . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 . Recommendations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Annex List of participants . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Page 1 1 1 2 2 3 5 7 9 13 14 22 29 29 33 40 41 44 L

 
 



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