Bookshelf: National Contraception and Fertility Planning Policy and Service Delivery Guidelines

@article{2014BookshelfNC,
  title={Bookshelf: National Contraception and Fertility Planning Policy and Service Delivery Guidelines},
  author={},
  journal={Reproductive Health Matters},
  year={2014},
  volume={22},
  pages={200 - 203}
}
  • Published 1 January 2014
  • Medicine, Political Science
  • Reproductive Health Matters

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OAJC_A_288569 17..25

This study described the safer conception and family planning knowledge, attitudes, and practices of postpartum WHIV in rural Mpumalanga province, South Africa, 12 months after delivery and highlighted the prominence of condom-based pregnancy and HIV transmission prevention.