TITLE

Malawi health workers grapple with rising incidence of rape

AUTHOR(S)
Glauser, Wendy
PUB. DATE
December 2009
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;12/8/2009, Vol. 181 Issue 12, pE279
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the management of Malawi health workers of the increasing incidence of rape in the country. According to health officer at the Ministry of Health Prisca Masepuka, more people have reported rape to health centers because they become aware that a post exposure prophylaxis is available. It notes the three-day workshop given to health care workers, police, and civil society in September 2009 to plan a coordinated and standardized response protocol for sexual assault victims.
ACCESSION #
47036466

 

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