The Role of Community Health Workers in Preventing Adolescent Repeat Pregnancies and Births.

@article{Maravilla2016TheRO,
  title={The Role of Community Health Workers in Preventing Adolescent Repeat Pregnancies and Births.},
  author={Joemer C Maravilla and Kim Steven Betts and Amanuel A Abajobir and Camila Couto E Cruz and Rosa Alati},
  journal={The Journal of adolescent health : official publication of the Society for Adolescent Medicine},
  year={2016},
  volume={59 4},
  pages={
          378-90
        }
}
Intervention by community health workers (CHWs) is believed to prevent repeated childbearing among teenagers. This review investigated the effectiveness of CHWs in reducing repeated pregnancies and births among adolescents aged <20 years, 2 years after the delivery of their first child. Through electronic database and hand searching, experimental and/or observational studies were screened with their results undergoing systematic review and meta-analyses. Subgroup analyses were performed to… CONTINUE READING
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