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Can social protection improve sustainable development goals for adolescent health?

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Background

The first policy action outlined in the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) is the implementation of national social protection systems. This study assesses whether social protection provision can impact 17 indicators of five key health-related SDG goals amongst adolescents in South Africa.

Methods

We conducted a longitudinal survey of adolescents (10-18 years) between 2009 and 2012. Census areas were randomly selected in two urban and two rural health...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1371/journal.pone.0164808

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
Social Policy & Intervention
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
Social Policy & Intervention
Role:
Author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
Social Policy & Intervention
Role:
Author
Publisher:
Public Library of Science
Journal:
PLoS One More from this journal
Volume:
11
Issue:
10
Pages:
e0164808
Publication date:
2016-10-17
Acceptance date:
2016-10-03
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ISSN:
1932-6203
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pubs:647863
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uuid:6923106f-8d03-480b-8b75-621959152b81
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pubs:647863
Source identifiers:
647863
Deposit date:
2016-10-03

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