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2021 A mixed reception: perceptions of pregnant adolescents' experiences with health care workers in Cape Town, South Africa

Maternal mortality among adolescent mothers in South Africa is higher than many middle-income countries. This is largely attributable to con...

2021 The value of the fusion of indigenous and contemporary knowledge in developing communication as interventions to reduce teenage pregnancy in South Africa

Communicating about teenage pregnancy is increasingly necessary to combat rising teenage pregnancy in South Africa, particularly in rural ar...

2016 Community member perceptions of influences on teenage pregnancies

This exploratory qualitative study aimed to provide insight into the factors contributing to the high prevalence rate of teenage pregnancy i...

2015 Perceptions of HIV and sexual risk behaviours among community members in the Northern Cape province of South Africa

In South Africa, the key behavioural risk factors increasing vulnerability to HIV infection are age disparate sexual relationships, teenage ...