A Summary of the Study on Barriers and Constraints Affecting the Quality and Utilization of Adolescent Friendly Services in Nepal

No. of pages: 6

Publication date: 2015

Author: FHD & UNFPA

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This is a summary of the study on “Assessing Supply Side Constraints Affecting the Quality of Adolescent Friendly Services and the Barriers for Service Utilization”. The study explores the supply and demand side barriers impacting on access to and utilization of adolescent-friendly health services (AFHS) by adolescent boys and girls aged 10-19 years across diverse socio-cultural and geographical settings in Nepal. This is a qualitative study conducted in 12 districts of the country carried out under the leadership of the Family Health Division with technical and financial support of UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund. An international consultant supported by UNICEF provided technical inputs while producing this report.