Vanessa Woog

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Adolescents' views of and preferences for sexual and reproductive health services highlight promising directions and persistent challenges in preventing pregnancy and HIV and treating sexually-transmitted infections (STIs) in this population. Results from nationally-representative surveys of 12-19 year-olds in Burkina Faso, Ghana, Malawi and Uganda in 2004(More)
de cette enquête à l'INSD, et le regretté Boukary Sa-wadogo qui a joué un rôle important dans la collecte mais qui malheureusement n'en verra pas les résultats. pour leurs suggestions et leurs commentaires construc-tifs. La recherche documentée dans ce rapport a été menée dans le cadre du projet du Guttmacher Institute Protéger la prochaine génération :(More)
consultant, for their constructive comments and suggestions. To order this report, go to <>. ©2006 Guttmacher Institute, a not-for-profit corporation advancing sexual and reproductive health worldwide through research, policy analysis and public education. All rights, including translation into other languages, are reserved under the(More)
Do deeper levels of processing produce equivalent priming effects at all stages of task performance? In Experiment 1, we varied the level of processing factorially across two task stages--target selection and response selection. Each stage required perceptual (e.g., color) or conceptual (e.g., friendliness) processing of stimulus items (i.e., animal names).(More)
Acknowledgments The Annotated Bibliography on HIV/AIDS and Youth in Sub-Saharan Africa was written by Vanessa Woog, research associate at AGI. and Akinrinola Bankole for intensively reviewing drafts; Beth Fredrick and Jennifer Nadeau for comments; Patricia Donovan for coordinating the publication of this report; Kathryn Kooistra for providing invaluable(More)
formerly of the Guttmacher Institute , for helping to develop the design of the guide for in-depth interviews with adolescents and providing feedback and insight on the interpretation of the results presented in this report. The interviews were conducted by Maxima Tibwita, Dennis Bataringaya and Peter Iranya. their constructive comments and suggestions.(More)
Although pregnancy termination is restricted by law in Tanzania, it is widely practiced and almost always unsafe,and contributes to the country's high maternal morbidity and mortality. Yet the majority of abortion-related deaths are preventable, as are the unintended pregnancies associated with abortion. Better access to contraceptives, more comprehensive(More)
HIGHLIGHTS n To explore the feasibility of creating an easy-to-use summary data tool from survey data, we combined 16 indicators into an index measuring four dimensions of adolescent women's sexual and reproductive health and rights. The index was tested using data from 30 countries that had relatively recent nationally representative surveys and were(More)
(1) As of 2011, 38% of young Zimbabwean women have had sex by age 18, as have 23% of young men; this difference has widened over time. Females now first have sex nearly two years sooner than males. (2) One-quarter of 15-19-year-old women have started childbearing; one-third of all births to adolescents are unplanned (wanted later or not at all). (3)(More)