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2 edition of Ghana youth reproductive health survey report. found in the catalog.

Ghana youth reproductive health survey report.

Ghana youth reproductive health survey report.

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Published by Ghana Social Marketing Foundation in [Ghana] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Youth -- Sexual behavior -- Ghana,
  • Youth -- Health and hygiene -- Ghana,
  • Reproductive health -- Ghana,
  • Sexual behavior surveys -- Ghana

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsGhana Social Marketing Foundation.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHQ27 .G493 2000
    The Physical Object
    Pagination72 p. ;
    Number of Pages72
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23636563M
    LC Control Number2009433327

    The Maternal and health Survey reported under-five mortality ratio to be 52 deaths per 1, live births (GMHS, ). Maternal mortality ratio in stood at deaths per 1, births, as revealed by the Health Minister during a ceremony to unveil combined Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Record Book for Ghana (Myjoyonline, ). • Sexual and reproductive health needs of youth are poorly served Poverty and gender inequalities condition the ability of youth to make informed choices and . As a country drives efforts in establishing adolescent/youth friendly services to cater to the unique reproductive and sexual health of adolescents/youths, it is pertinent that the youth know about these services to be able to access and benefit from them. This study therefore examined the knowledge of youths on available adolescent/youth friendly services (A/YFRHS) in Ikeja, Author: Saratu O. Ajike, Valerie C. Mbegbu. Awusabo-Asare K, Biddlecom AE, Kumi-Kyerme A, Patterson K. Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health in Ghana: Results from the National Survey of Adolescents. Occasional Report No. New York: Guttmacher Institute, Cited by:

    Stephen O. Kwankye and Eric Augustt: Media Exposure and Reproductive Health Behaviour Among Young Females in Ghana 81 ), perhaps at a time when some of the young pupils might have been involved in behaviours that impact negatively on their reproductive health. Consequently, the school as a good source of sexual and reproductive health Cited by:


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Ghana youth reproductive health survey report. Download PDF EPUB FB2

This report summarises the findings of the Ghana Demographic and Ghana youth reproductive health survey report. book Survey ( GDHS), implemented by the Ghana Statistical Service (GSS), the Ghana Health Service (GHS), and the National Public Health Reference Laboratory (NPHRL) of the GHS.

Financial support for the survey was provided by the. Ghana National Youth Reproductive Health Survey (GYRHS) that was administered to Ghana youth reproductive health survey report. book people aged 12–24, and various other subnational surveys (see box). In addition, qualitative studies that focused on adolescent sexual and reproductive health in Ghana provide in-depth information that supplements the quantitative data.

At the time of this. Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health Toolkit for Humanitarian Settings has been a joint effort by Save the • Comprehensive Sexual and Reproductive Health Survey for Adolescents in Emergency Situations 61 The category of “youth” includes older adolescents, aged 15 to.

Adolescent and youth sexual and reproductive health survey: survey reportBurundi. Technical Report (PDF Available) September with Reads How we measure 'reads'.

The Ghana Health Service Annual Report is organized into ten chapters. Chapter One describes the Ghana Health Service as an organization and its mandate. Chapter Two elucidates its structure, governance and leadership. In Chapter Three we review financial reporting and in Chapter Four, human resource.

Chapters Five, Six and Seven cover support. Ghana youth reproductive health survey report. book report is a summary of data and information of the Family Health Division‟s service delivery and activities from all levels as well as some implementing partners during the year It highlights what the Family Health Division was able to achieve with regards to its.

MAKING REPRODUCTIVE RIGHTS AND SEXUAL AND REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH A REALITY FOR ALL Executive summary 1. The Reproductive rights and sexual and reproductive health (SRH) framework has been developed to provide overall guidance and a cohesive- Fund-wide response for implementing the Reproductive Health and Rights elements of.

Ghana Maternal Health Survey - Final Report (English) PDF, K. General Fact Sheets: GF42 Ghana MHS Fact Sheet (English) Ghana Statistical Service (GSS)in collaboration with Ghana Health Service: Youth ; ICF, Gaither Road, SuiteRockville, MD The Ghana Demographic and Health Survey (GDHS) is the sixth in a series of Demographic and Health Surveys conducted in Ghana in, and Abstract The primary objective of the GDHS was to generate Ghana youth reproductive health survey report.

book reliable information on fertility, family planning, infant and child mortality, maternal and child health. 3 February The world in which adolescents live has changed dramatically in the last 25 years and the response to their sexual and reproductive health and rights has evolved in important ways.

This new supplement in the Journal of Adolescent Health celebrates gains, confronts barriers, and identifies key Ghana youth reproductive health survey report. book of action for countries and key stakeholders to. within Ghana youth reproductive health survey report. book 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. 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 by: West African Youth Initiative: Outcome of a reproductive health education program Article (PDF Available) in Journal of Adolescent Health 29(6) January with Reads.

This report summarises the findings of the Ghana Demographic and Health Survey ( GDHS), implemented by the Ghana Statistical Service (GSS), the Ghana Health Service (GHS), and the National Public Health and Reference Laboratory (NPHRL) of the GHS.

Adolescents’ reproductive health knowledge, choices and factors affecting reproductive health choices: a qualitative According to the Ghana Demographic and Health Survey (GDHS), about 14% of females aged 15–19 years a field note book and recorded using a digital recorder as by: 4.

Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health in Ghana: Results from the National Survey of Adolescents, Occasional Report, New York: Guttmacher Institute,No. To order this report, go to. © Guttmacher Institute, ANot-for-Profit Corpo-ration for Reproductive Health Research, Policy Analysis and Public Education.

Maternal mortality remains a severe problem in many parts of the world, despite efforts to reach MDG 5. In addition, underreporting is an issue especially in low income countries.

Our objective has been to identify the magnitude of maternal deaths and the degree of underreporting of these deaths in Accra Metropolis in Ghana during a one year period.

A Reproductive Age Mortality survey (RAMOS Cited by: This Kigoma Reproductive Health Survey (RHS) report presents findings from a population- based health survey conducted in collaboration with government agencies, nongovernmental organizations, and other public and private partners.

Women’s reproductive health decision-making and choices, including engaging in sexual intercourse and condom use, are essential for good reproductive health.

However, issues concerning sexual intercourse and condom use are shrouded in secrecy in many sub-Saharan African countries. This study investigates factors that affect decision making on engaging in Cited by: Adolescents in Ghana: Sexual and Reproductive Health.

Nearly one in three Ghanaians are between the ages of 10 and Many of these young people are at risk or already struggling with the consequences of an unplanned pregnancy or a. Understanding the Reproductive Health Needs of Adolescents in Selected Slums in Ghana: A Public Health Assessment.

SELINA F. ESANTSI, FRANCIS ONYANGO, GLORIA J. QUANSAH ASARE, EMMANUEL O. KUFFOUR, PLACIDE TAPSOBA, HARRIET BIRUNGI AND IAN ASKEW. GHANA. RESEARCH REPORT. MARCH A new finding from this study is the reported high level of use of periodic abstinence as a method of contraception.

This result differs from the method mix reported by the Ghana Demographic and Health Survey. 8 Reproductive health problems were commonly reported among women in the FIRH survey with symptoms of STI being the most common problem Cited by: UNICEF Annual Report Ghana Executive Summary DHS - Demographic and health survey DLT - District league table ECE – Early childhood education health management teams were trained on the reproductive, maternal, neonatal and child health (RMNCH) scorecard, to enable scale-up of its application nationwide.

Civil society organizations also have a role to play by undertaking regular awareness-raising campaigns on youth’s sexual and reproductive health rights, in order to ensure that youth are aware of their rights to live free of sexual violence. References.

Aylward, E., Doyle, E., & Coker-Appiah, D. Youth and Health IssuesWorld YOUTH Report, higher percentage of boys enrolled than girls often coincide with poorer indicators for the health status of young women.

15 Where a. Reproductive Health Survey (RHS) Summary The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) provides technical assistance to countries to design and implement national population-based surveys, as well as analyze and use the resulting data to improve reproductive and child health services.

The Ghana government, through the National Population Council and with technical support from civil society organisations have developed national guidelines on age-appropriate Comprehensive Sexuality Education (CSE) to provide reproductive and sexual health education to basic and high school students as well as out-of-school young people.

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 Cited by: 4. The Health Communication Capacity Collaborative (HC3) conducted a review and program scan of peer-reviewed and grey literature on sexual and reproductive health (SRH) of adolescents and youth in urban areas to explore the behavioral drivers, barriers and contextual factors and identify SBCC interventions targeting the sexual health of urban youth.

Background: Incidence and prevalence of reproductive health difficulties have been shown to be higher among younger people. In Ghana, youth-friendly sexual and reproductive health services and facilities are very limited. The study aimed at examining the friendliness of sexual and reproductive health service delivery and by: 2.

Nine hundred and fifty-five () maternal deaths were recorded nationwide in the yearDr Patrick Kumah-Aboagye, Director, Family Health Division, Ghana Health Service, has disclosed. Dr Kumah-Aboagye, who was speaking at the launch of the Ghana Maternal Health Survey in Winneba in the Central Region, cited hypertension and refusal.

health professionals, members of civil society groups and academics, amongst others. This short report, prepared for 41 countries (see Annex 1), presents the major findings from the survey of key informants' opinions on health system responsiveness in their country.

Further detailed results for each country are available on request. Questionnaire. Youth Sexual and Reproductive Health Half of the world’s population is younger than 25 years old and 9 out of 10 young people live in developing countries.

These young people face profound challenges, such as high rates of early marriage, unintended pregnancy, HIV and other sexually transmitted infections, and maternal mortality and morbidity. Web survey powered by Create your own online survey now with SurveyMonkey's expert certified FREE templates.

We are very interested to learn your assessment of the main priorities, opportunities and challenges for your communication and media development, social and behavioural change focused work. consensus-building of organisations involved in Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) service delivery in Ghana and is aligned to IPPF’s Strategic Framework, as well as the revised National Population Policy and Adolescent Reproductive Health Policy currently undergoing Size: KB.

The survey provides regionally representative data for the mikoa of Kigoma, Tanzania. For the Kigoma RHS, 7, women ages were successfully interviewed from 6, households on topics including birth history, maternal health, perinatal care, health care access, health care use, family planning, health literacy, sexual behavior, and.

people has not focused on perceptions of sexual/reproductive health, attitudes and behaviours related to sexual/reproductive health. • The results of all studies conducted in Turkey* show that adolescents have insufficient knowledge about sexual/reproductive health and their main sources of information are friends, parents and mass-media.

The availability of health information and knowledge to women is important in efforts to raise women’s awareness about health practices needed to promote good health outcomes. Policy makers can use different forms of knowledge infrastructure to for example, induce faster diffusion of health information among women.

In this study, we have used the Ghana Demographic and. The World Health Organization defines sexual health as a state of physical, emotional, mental and social well-being in relation to sexuality; it is not merely the absence of disease, dysfunction or infirmity.

Sexual health requires a positive and respectful approach to sexuality and sexual relationships, as well as the possibility of having. HC3 also conducted a secondary analysis of Demographic Health Survey (DHS) data for two HC3 urban youth priority countries: Benin and Madagascar.

Findings of the analysis were summarized in a report, which compares the sexual and reproductive behaviors and contexts of rural and urban youth in both countries, and notes how some of these.

Launch of domestic violence research report in Ghana support the launch of the Government of Ghana’s National Survey on Domestic Violence.literature on the subject of adolescent reproductive health in Cameroon. The review considers the background to the current adolescent reproductive health situation in Cameroon, and describes the policies and programs used in efforts to meet the country’s reproductive health Size: 1MB.A set of 7 ebook on youth and adolescent reproductive health.

In an African nation where abortion was only recently legalized, the barriers to access are .