Factors impacting on menstrual hygiene and their implications for health promotion

  title={Factors impacting on menstrual hygiene and their implications for health promotion},
  author={Anne Mutunda Lahme and R. Stern and D. Cooper},
  journal={Global Health Promotion},
  pages={54 - 62}
  • Anne Mutunda Lahme, R. Stern, D. Cooper
  • Published 2018
  • Medicine
  • Global Health Promotion
  • Background: In the lives of women, puberty is marked by the onset of menarche. From this stage onwards until menopause, reproductive health and menstrual hygiene are important aspects of women’s lives. In Zambia’s Western Province, the natural process of menstruation is a taboo and dealt with secretly. Information and knowledge about menstruation and menstrual hygiene among adolescent girls is inadequate. This paper explores the factors influencing the understanding, experiences and practices… CONTINUE READING
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