Article

Knowledge, attitudes and practice of healthcare providers regarding contraceptive use in adolescence in Mahalapye, Botswana

Published in: South African Family Practice
Volume 60, issue 6, 2018 , pages: 181–186
DOI: 10.1080/20786190.2018.1501239
Author(s): ST TshitengeFamily Medicine and PH, Botswana, K NlisiBotswana Ministry of Health and Welfare, Botswana, V SetlhareFamily Medicine and PH, Botswana, R OgundipeFamily Medicine and PH, Botswana

Abstract

Introduction: Adolescent pregnancy is a global public health problem, for which healthcare providers (HCPs) play a critical role to prevent unintended pregnancy. This study investigated the knowledge, attitude and practice (KAP) of HCPs towards the use of contraceptives in adolescents.

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