The Reproductive Health Network Kenya (RHNK) is pleased to invite abstracts for the 5th RHNK Annual Scientific Conference on Adolescent and Youth Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights.

THIS YEARS’ CONFERENCE THEME IS: ADVANCING ACCESS TO ADOLESCENTS AND YOUTH SEXUAL AND REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH  AND RIGHTS IN A PANDEMIC. 

The abstract must be written in the format below;
• Single spaced without paragraphs
• Maximum of 550 words
• Include the title and authors
• Key words

For Research Include;
Significance, Research Objectives, Methodology, Key Results, Knowledge Contribution.

For Program Intervention include:
Background, Methodology, Results, Replication.

All abstracts to be submitted online to: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeJDxzQDtDiPi9EY37KRSlzFHoWMfzXBglTq6rtpCQQ64HqHg/viewform

NB: Only electronic submissions will be accepted

In case of any questions contact the Conference Secretariat on: +020 22 20 160  (0800 hrs – 1700 hrs EAT ) or Email: abstract@rhnk.org.

Thematic Areas  

This will be the 5th annual scientific conference with a focus on youth SRHR issues with a specific theme and  subthemes as highlighted below: 

Sub-Themes:  

  1. AYSRHR Policy and Advocacy:  
  • Emerging trends in advocacy (Litigation, arts and creatives, community  

engagement)  

  • Adolescents and youth legal and policy frameworks  
  • Budget Advocacy  
  • UHC and SRHR  
  • Social Accountability  
  • Movement Building

     2. Adolescent and Youth SRHR Programming

     3. Service Delivery:  

  • Innovations in service delivery  
  • Integration of HIV and other SRHR services  
  • Comprehensive Sexuality Education  
  • Key population- SOGIE  
  • Adolescents and youths with Disabilities  
  1. Self-Care  
  2. Unsafe abortion among adolescents and youth 
  3. Unmet need for Family Planning among adolescents and youth 
  4. Emerging issues in AYSRHR  
  • Harmful practices and GBV  
  • Menstrual Hygiene Management  
  • Boys and Male engagement in AYSRHR  
  1. Mental health  
  2. Climate change and AYSRHR