Factors Contributing to Under-utilisation of Family Planning (FP) Services by Female Nursing Students in Lesotho

Family planning is the arrangement, spacing and limitation of children in the family (Weller & Pratt 2009:151). Please...
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Contraceptive Choices among Women Participating in a HIV-infected Cohort: The US PEPFAR PROMOTE Stud

Demand for modern family planning methods in Africa is inadequately met Proportion of women using a modern method among women who have a need for family planning was lowest in Africa at 56 %and >75% in all other regions Finding a suitable method of contraception is challenging in the context of HIV Please...
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High Frequency of Unintended Pregnancy and Predictors of Contraceptive Choice among HIV-infected African Women on Lifelong ART

More than 85% of unintended pregnancies are attributed to women with a desire to limit or space births who are not using an effective family planning (EFP) method[injectable, oral, implant, intra-uterinecontraceptive device(IUCD),tubal ligation] Please...
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HIV viraemia in women who enter antenatal care on preconception ART in KwaDukuza, KwaZulu-Natal

Mother to child transmission (MTCT) rate 15-45% in the absence of interventions but <1% with antiretroviral therapy (ART). Highest risk of MTCT linked to maternal viral load (VL) hence efforts to reduce VL are effective in reducing transmission. Please...
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Ethical issues in collection and use of human materials during TB clinical research in Uganda

Human biological materials are useful research materials and are usually stored for possible uses in future research because they preserve valuable biological information, save time and resources and are less burdensome to sample sources. However, use of stored human materials may result in issues like disclosure of genetic information about an individual or community which may have dire...
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