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Family Planning Knowledge,Attitudes and Practices of Married Men: A Cross-Sectional Study in Lusaka District,Zambia
Background: Family planning is a key component of reproductive health and is one of the effective interventions in reducing maternal and infant mortality. Despite family planning activities having started in the 1960s in ...
A survey of lusaka district health management team and private health workers knowledge of the law, their attitudes towards aned practice on abortions
BACKGROUND:Unsafe abortions contribute about one third to the maternal mortality in Zambia. The maternal mortality ratio in Zambia stands at 729/100000 live births. The millennium target for Zambia is 162/100000 live births. ...
Near miss maternal morbidity at the university teaching hospital,Lusaka: A descriptive study
Background For every maternal death there are many others who suffer serious life- threatening complications of pregnancy, referred to as ‘near miss’ morbidity. In the past, maternal audit using deaths have traditionally ...
Obstetric Outcome in Teenage Pregnancies at the University Teaching Hospital, Lusaka
The teenage period is between 12 and 19 years. Pregnancy in the teenager poses special social, psycological and medical risks both to the mother and her offsping. Because of the physical, physiological and emotional ...