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Adolescent fertility and reproductive health in Ghana.

Adolescent fertility and reproductive health in Ghana.

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Published by Population Impact Project, University of Ghana in Legon [Ghana] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Ghana.,
  • Ghana
    • Subjects:
    • Teenage pregnancy -- Ghana.,
    • Teenagers -- Ghana -- Sexual behavior.,
    • Reproductive health -- Ghana.

    • Edition Notes

      SeriesSectoral booklets
      ContributionsPopulation Impact Project.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHQ759.4 .A3173 1995
      The Physical Object
      Pagination15 p. :
      Number of Pages15
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL144658M
      LC Control Number99889695

      Acknowledgements Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health Toolkit for Humanitarian Settings has been a joint effort by Save the Children and UNFPA, led by Brad Kerner (Save the Children), Cecile Mazzacurati (UNFPA) and Jennifer Kim (UNFPA). fertility decline in ghana: implications for public policy s. k. gaisie chapter 3 29 infant and child health: evidence from ghana demographic and health survey emmanuel o. tawiah chapter 4 53 adolescent sexuality and reproductive health in ghana: some results from a survey of cape coast and mankrong stephen o. kwankye chapter 5

      Using the last three waves of Demographic and Health Surveys (, , ), focus group discussions, stakeholder interviews, and a specialized survey of girls and boys aged years old in Karu LGA, the study narrows in on key challenges to and opportunities for improving adolescent sexual and reproductive health outcomes. Ghanaian Statistical Service and Institute for Resource Development Ghana Demographic and Health Survey, Accra: Ghana Statistical Service; Columbia, Md.: Institute for Resource Development/Macro Systems. Manpower and Employment Department Survey of Adolescent Fertility, Reproductive Behaviour and Employment of the Youth.

      Nabila S.J. and Clara Fayorsey, () Book on Adolescent Fertility and Reproductive Health in Ghana, FADEP Technical Series Number 7, Sponsored by United Nations Population Fund and Family. Printed by Assemblies of God literature Centre Ltd, Accra Ghana. Adolescent sexual and reproductive health in Nigeria (English) Abstract. Nigeria is the most populous country in sub-Saharan Africa. It also has a very young population. The majority of the population is below the age of 25 years, with 22 percent of the country s population between the ages of years. Data on sexual and.


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Adolescent fertility and reproductive health in Ghana Download PDF EPUB FB2

Mar 29,  · A greater understanding of the role of relationships could help in the design of interventions to reduce adolescent fertility. METHODS. Data on romantic and sexual relationships were collected from adolescent female participants of a survey conducted in two towns in southeastern Ghana.

Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health in Ghana 5 Introduction The welfare of young people has become a major focus for governments, policymakers and service providers. The spread of HIV/AIDS has posed a major challenge to nations in ensuring the welfare of the next generation, and the Republic of Ghana is no exception.

Adolescent health creates a major global burden and has a great deal of additional and diverse complications compared to adult reproductive health such as early pregnancy and parenting issues, difficulties accessing contraception and safe abortions, lack of healthcare access, and high rates of HIV and sexually transmitted infections, and mental health issues.

To describe sexual and reproductive health among women in Accra and explore the burden of sexual and reproductive ill health among this urban cinemavog-legrauduroi.com-sectional cinemavog-legrauduroi.com analysed data from the WHSA-II (n=), a cross-sectional household survey Cited by: Jan 24,  · In Ghana, adolescents constitute about a quarter of the total population.

These adolescents make reproductive health decisions and choices based on their knowledge and the availability of such choices. These reproductive health decisions and choices can either negatively or positively affect their lives.

This study therefore explored adolescents’ reproductive health knowledge Cited by: 4. The Reproductive and Child Health (RCH) Department is one of three departments under the Family Health Division of the Ghana Health Service. The RCH Department is responsible for coordinating the implementation of reproductive and child health activities at the national level.

peculiar reproductive health needs of young people. The Policy also complements the National Youth and the HIV/AIDS policies. Various Governments of Ghana have shown commitment to adolescent reproductive health at the international level by endorsing recommendations on reproductive health.

diverse sexual and reproductive health needs of adolescents in Ghana. The overall objective of the study was to generate evidence on the knowledge, perceptions and practices regarding ASRH among slum communities in Ghana.

The specific objectives were to: (1). Use of sexual and reproductive health services. Table 1 shows that among 12–year-olds who had sex in the last 12 months, ever use of any contraceptive method ranged from 43–65% among females and 50–66% among males.

The vast majority of contraceptive method use reported by both females and males was the male cinemavog-legrauduroi.com by: reproductive health and gender • Know the targets of reproductive health 1. Definition and introduction Reproductive health is defined as” A state of complete physical, mental, and social well being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity, in all matters related to the reproductive system and to its functions and process”.

The total fertility rate among this sample of women was just births. Adanu et al. Sexual and reproductive health in Accra, cinemavog-legrauduroi.com June R. Adanu et al Sexual and.

Relationship Context of Adolescent Fertility in Ghana BACKGROUND Limiting unwanted adolescent fertility is a priority health and development goal.

A large body of literature has critically assessed a number of social, economic and behavioral determinants of adolescent fertility across different settings in sub-Saharan Africa including poverty.

perceived misconception that abortion is illegal in Ghana. This book “Abortion within Reproductive Health in Ghana” has made an extensive literature search on the various materials available in Ghana and the International scene and has come out with in-depth case studies about abortion as seen in the context of Reproductive Health.

It has also. To be sure, some analysts have argued that in the early stages of socioeconomic development, increased education may be associated with higher rather than lower fertility levels (see, for example, Nag, ; Page and Lesthaeghe, ).

Adolescent and Youth Reproductive Health: 1. Introduction to Adolescent and Youth Reproductive Health (AYRH) Study Session 1 Introduction to Adolescent and Youth Reproductive Health (AYRH) Introduction.

More than a quarter of the world’s population is between the ages of 10 and 24, with 86% living in less developed countries. The First Lady, Mrs Rebecca Akufo-Addo, has called for a concerted effort by family, community, educationists, health professionals and religious leaders in Africa to.

Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health in Nigeria. The adolescent fertility rate in Nigeria is births per. Using the Ghana Demographic and Health Survey, this study explores. African Journal of Reproductive Health September ; 18(3) ORIGINAL RESEARCH Attitudes of Gatekeepers Towards Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health in Ghana Akwasi Kumi-Kyereme1*, Kofi Awusabo-Asare1 and Eugene Kofuor Maafo Darteh1 1Department of Population & Health, University of Cape Coast, Cape Coast, GhanaCited by: 9.

The journal includes sections dedicated to adolescent health, female fertility and midwifery and all articles are open access. Reproductive Health has a particular interest on the impact changes in reproductive health have globally, and therefore encourages submissions from researchers based in low- and middle-income countries.

Read more. The goal of our adolescent sexual reproductive health and rights programmes are intended to address two challenges to youth development in northern Ghana: Many young people in the region lack the basic knowledge and skills needed to manage their sexual and reproductive health.

In response to this need for increased attention to adolescent fertility, the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) stressed the importance of taking adolescent sexual and reproductive health needs seriously, and emphasized that these needs should be .Adolescent fertility and sexual health in Nigeria (English) Abstract.

This study examines the determinants of adolescent sexual behavior and fertility in Nigeria, with a special focus on knowledge, attitudes and behaviors of adolescents aged years old in Karu Local Government Authority (LGA), a Author: Rafael A.

Cortez, Seemeen Saadat, Edmore Marinda, Oluwole Odutolu.within selected slum communities in Ghana. The specific objectives were: of vi 1. To assess the reproductive health knowledge, behaviour and perceptions of adolescents in the slum settings 2.

To examine the perceptions of parents, guardians and community members regarding adolescent sexual and reproductive health. METHODOLOGY.