African teenage pregnancies soar during COVID lockdowns - but prevention is possible - Health Policy Watch

African teenage pregnancies soar during COVID lockdowns – but prevention is possible – Health Policy Watch

Rebecca, a peer educator, leads a discussion on HIV prevention with young mothers. More pilots Unlike most other African countries, young South Africans can both end unwanted pregnancies before 20 weeks and have access to contraception – and none need parental consent. However, many adolescents avoid clinics due to critical treatment from health workers. For …

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