TITLE

Pregnant and alone in Uganda

AUTHOR(S)
Kagumire, Rosebell
PUB. DATE
October 2010
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;10/5/2010, Vol. 182 Issue 14, pE685
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the unintended pregnancies in Uganda. It refers to a condition of 15-year-old five months pregnant Annette Nakawuki, who approached at the Nagaru Teenage Center in Kampala, Uganda for free antenatal check-up. At the 15th Ordinary Session of the Summit of the African Union on July 19-27, 2010, the improvement of maternal health was expressed as the primary focus among health institutions in African countries despite of insufficient funding and corrupt health practices.
ACCESSION #
54712872

 

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