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					           Group 4: Outreach Activities and
               Inter-Sectoral Collaboration




       International Symposium on Youth Friendly
        Sexual and Reproductive Health Services
                    Ankara, 03 March 2006
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Target Group - scope

• Clients (those who cannot get SRH
  services):
• Unserved people:
   – Those who are not informed
   – Those who don’t have transportation
     facilities : social security; distance; those who
     cannot get permission from their families
Principle: Make the local definition of and
  prioritize the target group

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Target Group - scope

Unserved people
• Those who received education : primary school, high
  school, university
• Working people
• Those who cannot work: sitting at home, house girls;
  those sitting in cafes
• Adolescents under difficult conditions:
   – The disabled, chronic patients, those having psychological and
     psychiatric problems;
   – Prisons and correction house, Child Protection dormitories;
   – Young people under risk : substance users, street children (living
     and working on the streets)




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Target Group -
SRH needs

Knowledge - Attitude
• Sexual development knowledge
• Nutrition, hygiene
• Psychological problems, guidance
• Learn how to reach information
Services
• Safe Motherhood, FP, STI
• Married and unmarried people

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How to reach?

• Increase service units and personnel number, ensure
  sustainability (at least one center in each province)
• Clients:
    – Inreach and youth sensitive opportunism
• Unserved people :
    –   Those who received education
    –   Working people
    –   Unworking
    –   Adolescents under difficult conditions
         Outreach (reaching to youth outside the health facility) !!!




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Outreach Activities - definition

• Bring the services of the center into the
  society, reach to those who don’t have access
  to the center and provide services* to the
  young people in their places of living,
  education, working and resting




* Health services, counselling, education, information
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Outreach Activities – Is it
necessary?

• Yes

Why is it necessary?


• Image of the center
• Introducing services
• Overcoming cultural, physical, economic
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Collaboration with whom?

• To reach the clients :
  – Other primary level, hospitals, private sector
• For those who received education :
  – Provincinal Education Directorate (for ex. Boarding
    schools)
  – School administration, guidance teachers
  – Guidance Research Centers
  – Universities: medico-social centers



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Collaboration with whom?

• For working people:
    – Physicians within the institutions
    – Workplace occupational physicians
    – Apprenticeship Training Centers
• For unworking people :
    – Public Training Centers
    – Municipal Social Facilities/Training Centers
    – Society based approach– CSOs
    – New target group for the provinces of house visits: young
      people
    – Provincial Directorates of Agriculture
    – Society Leaders

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Collaboration with whom?

• Adolescents under difficult conditions:
    – CSO: access to different target groups; ensuring YF training
      facilities for key CSO personnel
    – Personnel of Child Protection Agency
    – Prisons: guardian…
    – Street children: security officers
• All young people:
    – Pharmacies: information, guidance
    – Local administrations
    – Social Services General Directorate
    – Society leaders
    – Media; Tv (national/local), radio,cinema-theatres, internet and
      internet cafes
    – Office of Religious Affairs, Turkish Armed Forces, private schools, …



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How to collaborate?

• Volunteerism is the basic principle
• Promotion:
   – Introduction meetings, interviews
   – IEC materials
   – Media
• Information, education:
   –   Peer education
   –   Training of trainers
   –   One-to-one education
   –   Information through media channels, messages
   –   Telephone lines


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Collaboration with parents …

Environments for collaboration :
• School parents unions, meetings with parents,
  registration
• Public Training Centers, Literacy/ Vocational Courses
• Family Education Programmes
• Parents Schools
• Municipality Society Centers
• Society Leaders
• CSOs, cafes, mosques
• Clients coming to primary level facilities

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Collaboration with parents

Purpose: that parents should accept young
  people’s problems and their service needs
  and support the services
Examples for activities :
  Introduction, briefing, guidance
• Introduction of the center: visit by the
  parents and agencies working with the
  parents
• Invite parents to the youth activities
• Peer education for the parents

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Working with youth
organizations

Why collaboration?
• Ensure youth involvement in the planning of
  services and increase demand for services
Which organizations :
• School clubs
• Music clubs
• Sports clubs
• Political parties

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Working with youth
organizations

Example activities :
• Promote the center and its services
   – Joint activities : festival, concert, etc.
   – Information and links on the websites
• Peer education: number of peer
  educators should be increased



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ISC - Coordination

Collaboration fields
• Technical infrastructure: YF Service Framework,
  Service Standards…
• Education programmes: in-service, peer education
• IEC activities
• Functional referral mechanism through strengthening
  intra-sector collaboration
Coordination principle
• It should start at planning stage
• It should be ensured at all levels (national, local)


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ISC - Coordination

Coordination structures – National level
• UN Youth Theme Group - UNFPA, UNICEF, WHO, UNAIDS…
• Cooperation among RHP result groups and coordination with
  training projects
• National coordination at national level under the leadership of
  MOH and MONE
Coordination structures – Local level
• Provincial Health Directorate
• National Education Directorate
• Local administration
• Civil Society Organizations
• Universities

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Thank you




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