On 19 May 2020, the WHO Regional Office for Europe published the report “Spotlight on Adolescent Health and Well-being”, presenting results from the international comparative survey “Health Behaviour in School-aged Children – HBSC”, conducted in 2017/2018 in 45 countries in Europe and Canada. The survey has been conducted every four years since 1982 in a growing number of countries. In Bulgaria it is carried out by a team from the Institute for Population and Human Studies – BAS and the Health Psychology Research Center and is led by Assoc. Prof. Lidiya Vasileva, PhD, IPHS-BAS.

You can learn more about the results of the survey in Bulgaria and about the international picture here.

The two parts of the report “Spotlight on Adolescent Health and Well-Being” are available on the webpage of WHO Regional Office for Europe at the following links:

Volume 1: Key findings – http://www.euro.who.int/en/hbsc-spotlight-vol1

Volume 2: Key data – http://www.euro.who.int/en/hbsc-spotlight-vol2