Healthy youth development: Getting our priorities right

Michael D. Resnick

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    • Promotion of healthy youth development is a worldwide priority that cannot be achieved by parents and families alone. • Health professionals must use and advocate for evidence-based strategies that enhance key protective factors in the lives of young people. • The United Nations' Millennium Development Goals create an unprecedented opportunity to partner with professional and youth-led organisations to ensure young people in the most vulnerable settings benefit from this initiative to reduce extreme poverty and threats to health and wellbeing.

    Original languageEnglish (US)
    Pages (from-to)398-400
    Number of pages3
    JournalMedical Journal of Australia
    Issue number8
    StatePublished - Oct 17 2005


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