Zambia: Adolescents muse on reproductive health encounters

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Adolescents muse on reproductive health encounters
May 23, 2017

LILLIAN BANDA, Lusaka

ONE of the targets of the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 3 is that by 2030, the world should ensure universal access to sexual and reproductive healthcare services, including the integration of reproductive health into national strategies and programmes.

One of the proposed indicators of this target is that the proportion of women of reproductive age 15-49 years- should have their need for family planning satisfied with modern methods.

Increased access to Sexual and Reproductive Health (SRH) information and services is key to reducing the number of girls becoming pregnant, leading to a reduction in the number of unsafe abortions among this age group, which according to expert reports, is mostly affected by unsafe abortions.

Continued at source: Daily Mail: https://www.daily-mail.co.zm/adolescents-muse-on-reproductive-health-encounters/