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Myths, side effects discourage Mayuge teenagers from birth control

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Teenage mothers in Mayuge district have shunned away birth control methods over myths attached to family planning services. Speaking to URN during one of  Marie Stopes reproductive health outreaches activities at Bukatube health center III on Thursday, several teenage mothers said that most women …

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Popular birth control shot does not increase HIV risk – Study

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Healthcare managers have been urged to invest more in woman-centred programs that offer a full range of contraceptive choices concurrently with HIV prevention strategies. The call was made by Dr Brenda Mirembe Gatti, an HIV Researcher based at the Makerere University John Hopkins University …

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