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Adolescent Sexual And Reproductive Health In Nigeria: Behavioural Patterns and Needs (Paperback)

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Adolescent sexual and reproductive health issues and challenges in Nigeria are daunting; teenage pregnancy, sexually transmitted infections, and illegal abortion, high and early entry into sexual activity and lack of adequate information about safe sex. Sexually active adolescents face several risks -as well as possibly contractin HIV and other STIs, there are unwanted pregnancies, unsafe abortions, high-risk deliveries, reduced educational opportunities and poor economic outcomes. Improving adolescent reproductive health and reducing teenage pregnancies are essential ingridients of responsible policy making.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780595400126
ISBN-10: 0595400124
Publisher: iUniverse
Publication Date: July 21st, 2006
Pages: 144
Language: English