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Involvement of males in promoting reproductive health

T.M.M. Maja
Curationis | Vol 30, No 1 | a1054 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.4102/curationis.v30i1.1054 | © 2007 T.M.M. Maja | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 28 September 2007 | Published: 28 September 2007

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T.M.M. Maja, Nursing Department, Tshwane University of Technology, South Africa

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Abstract

At the international conference on Population and Development held in Cairo 1994, specific aspects of reproductive health addressed endorsed among others, were that unwanted pregnancies must always be given the highest priority and that every attempt should be made to eliminate the need for abortion. This paper focused on the involvement of males in promoting reproductive health through prevention of unplanned and unwanted pregnancies. A total of 71 males (48 adults and 23 adolescents) were selected conveniently from two health care centres, North of Tshwane, Gauteng province. Structured questionnaires having open and closed questions were used for data collection.

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