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Adolescent Sexual And Reproductive Health In Nigeria

Behavioural Patterns and Needs

by Aderanti Adepoju

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Written in English


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Number of Pages142
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Open LibraryOL7560398M
ISBN 100595400124
ISBN 109780595400126
OCLC/WorldCa487250154

Sexual and reproductive health services (SRHS) for adolescents in Enugu state, Nigeria: a mixed methods approach Amelia Ngozi ODO1*, Efiong Sunday SAMUEL1, Evelyn N. NWAGU1, Petra Obioma NNAMANI2 and Chiemezie S. ATAMA3 Abstract Background: Availability and accessibility of sexual and reproductive health services for adolescents are very crucialCited by: 3.   These services also play vital roles in the promotion of adolescents’ sexual and reproductive health generally. The main purpose of the study was to determine the availability and accessibility (geographical and financial) of sexual and reproductive health services (SRHS) among adolescents in Enugu State, by: 3.

Adolescent and youth sexual and reproductive health (AYSRH) is a critical area that also needs to be addressed with rapidly scalable and sustainable proven approaches. In response to that need, TCI expanded its portfolio to include proven AYSRH approaches in service delivery, demand generation and advocacy. Health-related behaviors undoubtedly alters physical and cognitive development, which can have a repercussion on long-term health. The justification for public health financing on adolescent health as an integrated package is unequivocal. However, to date, there is still no costed plan or budget for adolescent reproductive health in many countries and so a severe lack of funding Author: Airhunmwunde Matthew Eghosa.

Ethical Issues in Adolescents' Sexual and Reproductive Health Research in Nigeria. Promoting and protecting the sexual and reproductive health and rights of adolescents and young people Journal of adolescent health, Vol Issue 1, Supplement S1-S 18 December Comprehensive adolescent health programs that include sexual and reproductive health services: a systematic review Journal of Public Health.


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Adolescent Sexual And Reproductive Health In Nigeria by Aderanti Adepoju Download PDF EPUB FB2

Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health in Nigeria. The study employs mixed methods to examine ASRH outcomes in Nigeria. It uses data from the last three Demographic and Health Surveys (,) and a survey conducted in Karu LGA (n=) to analyze SRH knowledge, fertility and use of SRH services among adolescents in the country.

About the Book 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.

Adolescent sexual and reproductive health in Nigeria (English) 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 by: 2. Data on sexual and reproductive health (SRH) outcomes in Nigeria highlight the importance of focusing on adolescents.

At maternal deaths perlive births, Nigeria accounts for roughly 14 percent of the global burden of maternal mortality (DHS /WHO ). Data on sexual and reproductive health (SRH) outcomes in Nigeria highlight the importance of focusing on adolescents. At maternal deaths perlive births, Nigeria accounts for roughly 14 percent of the global burden of maternal mortality (DHS /WHO ).Cited by: 2.

The leading health problems of young people in Nigeria are: sexual and reproductive health, substance abuse, mental health, trauma, injuries and nutritional problems. The availability of data on these health problems vary considerably, with sexual and reproductive health enjoying higher research attention than others particularly in terms on national surveys.

Adolescent sexual and reproductive health in Niger (English) Abstract. Today’s adolescents and youth face substantial physical, social, and economic barriers to meeting their sexual and reproductive health (SRH) potential.

Niger has the highest fertility rate in the region and the world, as well as lowest age for marriage Cited by: 2. Summary of Sections that Most Apply to Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn, Child, and Adolescent Health: The National Reproductive Health Policy was approved in by the Federal Government of Nigeria, with the goal of ensuring availability and access to full sexual and reproductive health information and quality Size: KB.

Cite this paper: Esther Awazzi Envuladu, Van de Kwaak Anke, Prisca Zwanikken, Ayuba Ibrahim Zoakah, Sexual and Reproductive Health Challenges of Adolescent Males and Females in some Communities of Plateau State Nigeria, International Journal of Psychology and Behavioral Sciences, Vol.

7 No. 2,pp. doi: /uthor: Esther Awazzi Envuladu, Van de Kwaak Anke, Prisca Zwanikken, Ayuba Ibrahim Zoakah. 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).

Adolescent Females' Reproductive Health in Nigeria: A Study on the Legislation and Socio-Cultural Impediments to Abortion and against Female / Publications Universitaires Européennes) [Omoyibo, Kingsley Ufuoma] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Adolescent Females' Reproductive Health in Nigeria: A Study on the Legislation and. Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health (ASRH) instruments The Global Early Adolescent Study (GEAS) Questionnaire and Training Suite The ages 10 to 14 are among the most critical for human development, yet one of the most poorly understood stages of the life course.

Challenges in Northern Nigeria: Road Map to Effective Interventions games Godswill Department of Sociology, Kaduna State University, Tafawa Balewa Way, Kaduna, Nigeria Phone: + E-mail address: [email protected] ABSTRACT Young people have been well documented as special need group in the area of reproductive health.

Adolescent sexual and reproductive health (ASRH) has been overlooked historically despite the high risks that countries face for its neglect. Some of the challenges faced by adolescents across the world include early pregnancy and parenthood, difficulties accessing contraception and safe abortion, and high rates of HIV and sexually transmitted by: Ethical Issues in Adolescents' Sexual and Reproductive Health Research in Nigeria Article (PDF Available) in Developing World Bioethics 15(3).

Reproductive Health Conference, reflecting the contribute substantially to the improvement of increased focus on adolescent reproductive health and development of adolescents and health (ARH) based on Programme of Action young people in Nigeria. (PoA) of the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD).

One of the. Research conducted by Amelia Odo and others to determine the availability and accessibility of sexual and reproductive health services (SRHS) among adolescents in Enugu State, Nigeria concluded that youth-friendly clinics were not available and this could make it difficult for young people to access services.

The authors also agreed that it’s important to Author: Nigeria Health Watch. Adolescents are unique in every way including issues of reproductive health. The age at sexual debut in this setting is early.

There is a need to include reproductive health education in the curriculum of secondary schools. This should help the adolescents to obtain the correct information from the right by: 6.

Sexual activity puts adolescents at risk of various reproductive health challenges. Each year about 15 million adolescents aged 15–19 years give birth, as many as 4 million obtain an abortion, and up to million become infected with a curable sexually transmitted disease (STD).

Adolescents’ sexual and reproductive health must be supported. This means providing access to comprehensive sexuality education; services to prevent, diagnose and treat STIs; and counselling on family planning.

It also means empowering young people to know and exercise their rights – including the right to delay marriage and the right to. Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health Improving the health and futures of adolescents and their communities.

Adolescence is one of life's most complex stages, when young people take on new responsibilities and experiment with independence.

When engaged and supported, adolescents thrive and contribute to communities and families.Health systems and individuals can take a number of actions to safeguard reproductive health.

These actions differ from many other health interventions in that the motivation for their use is not necessarily limited to better health and involves cultural and societal norms. Irrespective of these additional considerations, these interventions have important health by: 1.The review and revision of the National Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health Policy involved in-depth consultations with a wide range of stakeholders through literature review, interviews, consultative meetings and reviews of the various drafts of the Policy.