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Title: Female youth health promotion model in primary health care: a community-based study in rural Upper Egypt
Authors: El Nouman, A
El Derwi, D.
Abdel Hai, R.
Abou Zeina, H.
Issue Date: 2009
Language: English
Abstract: The health status of underprivileged young females is a global concern. This intervention study in rural Upper Egypt used an integrated approach to develop a model for primary care health promotion services to female adolescents. An initial household survey and focus group discussions identified the health problems of a sample of 671 adolescent women aged 12-20 years recruited from one village. Interventions included training courses for health care providers on relevant health topics and on client-provider interaction skills; community and local authority mobilization; and health education sessions and a special record system for the women. An increase was seen in the utilization of primary care services
Description: 1513-1524
Keywords: Primary Health Care
Health Surveys
Rural Population
Health Education
Knowledge
Perception
Subject: Health Promotion
URI: http://www.who.int/iris/handle/10665/117792
ISSN: 1020-3397
Other Identifiers: http://applications.emro.who.int/emhj/1506/15_6_2009_1513_1524.pdf
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