Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi, India

Adolescent Clinic

The adolescent clinic is run by the department of Obstetrics & Gynecology. The clinic provides free consultation for adolescent girls aged 10-19 years.

The health of the youth of a country is crucial for its development and their impressionable minds can be molded very easily. India has 225 million adolescents that include 12% in the 10-14 years & 10% in the 15-19 age group (2001 census).

The aim of the clinic to provide services covering every aspect of adolescent health including growth & development, common menstrual problems, immunization, nutritional deficiencies like anaemia, mental health issues including anxiety, depression & suicidal tendencies, adolescent reproductive & sexual health with special focus on HIV, AIDS & other STD's & contraception, teenage pregnancy & benefits of regular exercise & meditation.

The clinic activity collaborates with other specialists namely the peadiatricians, child psychologist & child endocrinologist.