TITLE

Reducing rates of teenage pregnancy

AUTHOR(S)
Staines, Richard
PUB. DATE
February 2010
SOURCE
Independent Nurse;2/1/2010, p42
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the efforts of the British national government to reduce teenage pregnancy rates in Great Britain. It mentions that nurses in the region have important tasks to do such as to encourage young people to practice protected sex and to join in sex education events. Aside from these tasks, the author states that the government assigns a teenage pregnancy support team in charge of offering consultancy services to young people.
ACCESSION #
48854532

 

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