|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.
|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|
|Keywords:||Primary Health Care|
|Appears in Collections:||EMRO Journal Articles (EMHJ)|
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