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D. Adolescents:

Topics for recommendations include: recognition of the special needs of adolescents and the programmes required to meet those needs, including education programmes in the areas of family planning, family life, reproductive and sexual health, sexually transmitted diseases, HIV infection and AIDS; and reproductive health services including family planning services, specially designed to meet the needs of adolescents.


A. Maternal morbidity and mortality: Topics for recommendations include: increasing the provision of maternity services in the context of primary health care; improving those services by including safe-motherhood education, nutrition programmes, family planning, prenatal and postnatal care and delivery assistance by adequately trained birth attendants; and addressing the problem of maternal deaths and complications resulting from unsafe abortion.