Contraceptive choice, and men"s and women"s perceptions of reproductive tract infections
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Contraceptive choice, and men"s and women"s perceptions of reproductive tract infections a qualitative study in Southern Vietnam by Thi Ha Phan

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Published by PDI, VWU, ICRW in [Hanoi] .
Written in English


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StatementPhan Thi Thu Ha, Sidney Ruth Schuler with participation of Le Thi Hanh ... [et al.].
ContributionsSchuler, Sidney Ruth.
The Physical Object
Pagination60 p. ;
Number of Pages60
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4001834M
LC Control Number2001353638

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Analyses of the National Survey of Reproductive and Contraceptive Knowledge, a nationally representative survey of men and women of reproductive age, have found that contraceptive knowledge is associated with contraceptive behaviors, including anticipated likelihood of unprotected sex, the effectiveness of methods used, and consistency of use.   Modern contraceptive use remains an important public health intervention and a cost-effective strategy to reduce maternal mortality, avert unintended pregnancies and to control population explosion, especially in developing countries. Despite these benefits, there are reports of low usage among reproductive-aged women in most developing by: A cross-sectional survey was conducted in Istanbul to investigate the relationship between contraceptive choice and reproductive morbidity. Altogether, women who had ever used any means of avoiding pregnancy were interviewed at home, and, among these, parous nonpregnant women were examined by three female physicians. The women were aware of bearing a considerable burden of ill .   p>Sexually Transmitted Infections/Reproductive Tract Infections (STIs/RTIs) are a major public health problem and a leading cause of morbidity among men and women .

A qualitative study was conducted to explore males' experiences and perceptions about emergency contraception (EC), and the meanings males assign to EC. of men in reproductive health care. This organizations board of directors has 54 men and 53 women with only 11 physicians 9 men and 2 women. % of project directors federally funded family planning programs were women in   South Africa faces numerous reproductive challenges that include high rates of unplanned and adolescent pregnancies. The uptake and utilization of family planning services and modern contraception methods depend on numerous factors. The male partner plays a key role in reproductive health but data on this topic are outdated or have a predominant HIV prevention focus.   Adoption of contraceptive implants and intrauterine devices has been less than might be expected given their superior efficacy and convenience. The purpose of this study was to assess knowledge and beliefs held by women, which may influence their contraceptive choices and theirongoing utilization of contraceptive methods. English speaking, nonpregnant, reproductive-age women.

FINDINGS: Just over half of the sample (, %) had five or more children, and (, %) of women aged contraception. The prevalence of reproductive tract infections was very low: six (%) women had sexually transmitted diseases and 47 (%) had endogenous reproductive tract infections. hormones which provide equivalent contraceptive efficacy. Women’s choice of contraceptive method may be influenced by her perception of the possible physical, psychological or behavioural effects of the method (d en Tonkelaar et al. ; ESHRE ) Contraceptive use is . women in Malawi, South Africa, and Uganda, leading to several proposals to test the integration of HIV and contraceptive services. 3, HIV status may, however, be only a minor consideration among the variety of factors that impact contraceptive use and choice. 12,13 As . Men too have reproductive health needs, and responding to these needs of men is also important for women. The unfair burden on women in reproductive health Maternity is a unique privilege and a.