Teenager Pregnancies And Response To Comprehensive Health Care Services: A Case Study Of Makindye Division, Kampala

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ABSTRACT

The topic of the study was teenager pregnancies and response to comprehensive health care

services in Makindye division, Kampala. The problem was low levels of teenage response to

comprehensive health care services in Makindye division, Kampala. The objectives of the

study were: to establish the extent of teenage pregnancies, causes and pregnancy outcomes; to

establish the level of teenage response to comprehensive health care services and to identify

teenage pregnancy prevention measures in Makindye division, Kampala. This research

employed descriptive designs such as cross sectional design and also used case study design.

The findings revealed the following: From the findings of the study, on respondents’

background information the researcher concluded From the findings of the study, on

respondents’ background information the researcher concluded that majority of respondents

in this sample were in their early adulthood age, that is, 18-30 years, women in Makindye

division, Kampala are moderately educated, most of the women in Makindye division,

Kampala. It can also be concluded thaj. increased number of teenagers in Makindye division,

Kampala do not respond to comprehensive health care services.

Therefore that encouraging and emphasizing maternal education is a major prevention

measure to teenage pregnancies followed by encouraging women to engage in various

activities as their occupations. It can be concluded that concluded that majority of

respondents in this sample were in their early adulthood age, that is, 18-30 years, women in

Makindye division, Kampala are moderately educated, most of the women in Makindye

division, Kampala, It can also be concluded that there is increased number of teenage

pregnancies among women in Makindye division, Kampala. In the increased number of

teenagers, Kampala do not respond to comprehensive health care services. And that

encouraging and emphasizing maternal education is a major prevention measure to teenage

pregnancies followed by encouraging women to engage in various activities as their

occupations. The researcher recommended to the government through the state and division

that it should encourage and emphasize maternal education also to the division that it should

encourage women to get pregnant at a mature maternal age, also to the community mostly

women that they should engage in various activities as their occupations such as small scale

businesses (restaurants, mobile money shops, retail shops among others) which can act as source of income, also to the government to come up with teenage pregnancy prevention team in the division and that establishing a teen pregnancy coalition-which is a state wide organization which participates in multiple activities in teen pregnancy prevention.

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APA

SSA, R (2021). Teenager Pregnancies And Response To Comprehensive Health Care Services: A Case Study Of Makindye Division, Kampala. Afribary.com: Retrieved June 23, 2021, from https://afribary.com/works/teenager-pregnancies-and-response-to-comprehensive-health-care-services-a-case-study-of-makindye-division-kampala

MLA 8th

Research, SSA. "Teenager Pregnancies And Response To Comprehensive Health Care Services: A Case Study Of Makindye Division, Kampala" Afribary.com. Afribary.com, 10 Jun. 2021, https://afribary.com/works/teenager-pregnancies-and-response-to-comprehensive-health-care-services-a-case-study-of-makindye-division-kampala . Accessed 23 Jun. 2021.

MLA7

Research, SSA. "Teenager Pregnancies And Response To Comprehensive Health Care Services: A Case Study Of Makindye Division, Kampala". Afribary.com, Afribary.com, 10 Jun. 2021. Web. 23 Jun. 2021. < https://afribary.com/works/teenager-pregnancies-and-response-to-comprehensive-health-care-services-a-case-study-of-makindye-division-kampala >.

Chicago

Research, SSA. "Teenager Pregnancies And Response To Comprehensive Health Care Services: A Case Study Of Makindye Division, Kampala" Afribary.com (2021). Accessed June 23, 2021. https://afribary.com/works/teenager-pregnancies-and-response-to-comprehensive-health-care-services-a-case-study-of-makindye-division-kampala