Contraception for adolescents in low and middle income countries: needs, barriers, and access

@inproceedings{Chandramouli2014ContraceptionFA,
  title={Contraception for adolescents in low and middle income countries: needs, barriers, and access},
  author={V Chandra-mouli and Donna R McCarraher and Sharon Jelena Phillips and Nancy E Williamson and Gwyn Hainsworth},
  booktitle={Reproductive health},
  year={2014}
}
Substantial numbers of adolescents experience the negative health consequences of early, unprotected sexual activity - unintended pregnancy, unsafe abortions, pregnancy-related mortality and morbidity and Sexually Transmitted Infections including Human Immunodeficiency Virus; as well as its social and economic costs. Improving access to and use of contraceptives - including condoms - needs to be a key component of an overall strategy to preventing these problems. This paper contains a review of… CONTINUE READING