A pilot study to implement the standard days method in adolescent and young adult women in rural Honduras
Learning Areas:Diversity and culture
Implementation of health education strategies, interventions and programs
Describe a fertility awareness based method of family planning called the Standard Days Method. Discuss how the Standard Days Method can be employed to educate adolescents and young adult women about reproductive and sexual health. Identify strategies to successfully implement adolescent reproductive and sexual health interventions in culturally diverse settings.
Keyword(s): Teen Pregnancy Prevention, Adolescents, International
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I am a physician, researcher and public health professional with a decade of experience in adolescent reproductive and sexual health in diverse cultural and geographical settings. As a research specialist on a federal teen pregnancy prevention study, I have assisted with management and implementation of the project. Currently, as a Program Manager with a national organization which focuses on ARSH I lead a task on a federal grant that seeks to prevent teen pregnancy.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
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