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Title: Teenager Pregnancies and Response to Comprehensive Health Care Services: A Case Study of Makindye Division, Kampala
Authors: Amundala, Assumani
Keywords: Teenager Pregnancy
Comprehensive Health
Issue Date: Sep-2016
Publisher: Kampala International University, Colleges of Humanities and Social sciences
Abstract: The topic of the study was teenager pregnancies and response to comprehensive health care services in Makindye division, Kampala. The problem was low levels of teenage response to comprehensive health care services in Makindye division, Kampala. The objectives of the study were: to establish the extent of teenage pregnancies, causes and pregnancy outcomes; to establish the level of teenage response to comprehensive health care services and to identify teenage pregnancy prevention measures in Makindye division, Kampala. This research employed descriptive designs such as cross-sectional design and also used case study design. The findings revealed the following: From the findings of the study, on respondents’ background information the researcher concluded From the findings of the study, on respondents’ background information the researcher concluded that majority of respondents in this sample were in their early adulthood age, that is, 18-30 years, women in Makindye division, Kampala are moderately educated, most of the women in Makindye division, Kampala. It can also be concluded that increased number of teenagers in Makindye division, Kampala do not respond to comprehensive health care services. Therefore, that encouraging and emphasizing maternal education is a major prevention measure to teenage pregnancies followed by encouraging women to engage in various activities as their occupations. It can be concluded that concluded that majority of respondents in this sample were in their early adulthood age, that is, 18-30 years, women in Makindye division, Kampala are moderately educated, most of the women in Makindye division, Kampala, It can also be concluded that there is increased number of teenage pregnancies among women in Makindye division, Kampala. In the increased number of teenagers, Kampala do not respond to comprehensive health care services. And that encouraging and emphasizing maternal education is a major prevention measure to teenage pregnancies followed by encouraging women to engage in various activities as their occupations. The researcher recommended to the government through the state and division that it should encourage and emphasize maternal education also to the division that it should encourage women to get pregnant at a mature maternal age, also to the community mostly women that they should engage in various activities as their occupations such as small scale businesses (restaurants, mobile money shops, retail shops among others) which can act as source of income, also to the government to come up with teenage pregnancy prevention team in the division and that establishing a teen pregnancy coalition-which is a state wide organization which participates in multiple activities in teen pregnancy prevention.
Description: A Dissertation Submitted to The College of Humanities and Social Sciences in Partial Fulfillment for The Award of a Bachelor’s Degree of Social Works and Social Administration of Kampala International University
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12306/7413
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