Search for dissertations about: "Patricia Thuli Mngadi"

Found 1 swedish dissertation containing the words Patricia Thuli Mngadi.

  1. 1. Adolescent pregnancy and parenthood in Swaziland : Quality of care, community support and health care service needs

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Department of Public Health Sciences

    Author : Patricia Thuli Mngadi; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2007]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Adolescents; adolescent pregnancy; content analysis; FGDs; gender identity; maternity care; risky sexual behaviour; social support; Swaziland.;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis was to study - from different perspectives - adolescent pregnancy and parenthood in Swaziland. The specific objectives were to: i) explore maternity care practices and support for adolescent mothers during their stay in the maternity unit; ii) study the postpartum support to adolescent mothers and their newborns at home by families, communities and health professionals; iii) explore adolescents' views regarding risky sexual behaviour; iv) explore adolescent boys' views on adolescent pregnancy and parenthood; v) explore health care staff provision of adolescent sexual and reproductive health care services in Swaziland. READ MORE