Santé Jeunes


The development of adolescent medicine education is one of the mandates of HUG's cross-disciplinary adolescent and young adult program, and has been a priority in the unit since its creation. Senior physicians are actively involved in teaching, locally, nationally and internationally. They are regularly invited to lectures and conferences (FR).

Medical Activities

The Youth Health Unit is for adolescents, 12 years of age and older, and young adults up to 25 years old. It was created in 2004 to meet the specific health needs of this transition period, and to help adolescents and young adults who have difficulties accessing care.

They are offered a holistic approach to health and multidisciplinary care:

Pulsations TV Avril 2015 - Une consultation à l’unité Santé Jeunes des HUG est un moment privilégié pour tous les adolescents qui trouvent ici une écoute irremplaçable. La sexualité des adolescents est toujours un sujet sensible.