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Improving sexual health awareness and services of young people in the city of Vyborg

Project title Improving sexual health awareness and services of young people in the city of Vyborg
Database Data manually inserted in the NDPHS Database
ID in the source database 1157
Thematic area
  • Child and Adolescent Health
  • Communicable Diseases (other than HIV/AIDS and TB)
  • Gender-related Health
  • Lifestyle-related Diseases
Topic Sexuality and education, teaching.
Project geographical area Russia
Substate level / administrative units /regions Leningrad Oblast
Lead partner (organisation) no data
Lead partner (owner or/and project manager) no data
Partner organisations no data
Start date 2006-01-01
End date 2008-12-31
Duration (months) 36
Target audience no data
Summary The purpose of this project is to develop teaching materials and methods on sexuality education and a model for a youth friendly sexual health clinic in Vyborg.
Background no data
Objectives Key measures:
(1) training of professionals to adopt new approaches and training methods in sexuality education in the Vyborg District,
(2) elaboration of the teaching material into a complete training kit,
(3) familiarizing parents with new approaches in sexuality education,
(4) training of young volunteers to work as peer educators on health education,
(5) conduct discussions to elaborate the model for a youth friendly clinic (Vyborg, Svetogorsk, Leningrad Oblast, Finnish experiences).
Specific objectives/indicators no data
Results The immediate goals are: to produce sexuality education material that can be adopted in Russia in schools and other youth services, to develop teaching methods and capacities of teachers and other professionals, how to communicate with young people on sexual health issues, to elaborate the principles for a youth friendly sexual health model in Vyborg, to include the new sexuality education approach in the functioning principles of the clinic, to activate young volunteers to participate in awareness raising on health education, to support networking between professionals in Vyborg and other parts of Russia.
Total foreseen budget EUR 101,625
Total implementation costs
(for completed projects, if available)
no data
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exchange rate at
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Financing agencies / organisations Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland
Project's URL / project's website no data
Papers associated with this project no data
Further information no data
Last posted: on 2011-03-12 at 15:42:04

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