TITLE

Reproductive health of Arab young people

AUTHOR(S)
DeJong, Jocelyn; El-Khoury, Golda
PUB. DATE
October 2006
SOURCE
BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);10/21/2006, Vol. 333 Issue 7573, p849
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article discusses the reproductive health practices of young Arab people. Cultural and religious sensitivities are limiting young adults' sexual and reproductive information and services. Health organizations generally fail to acknowledge the needs of this age group, which are rarely known or recognized. The conflict in the region may have serious implications for young adults' health concerns, as creative small scale programs need to be improved upon.
ACCESSION #
22908709

 

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