Dual Needs: Contraceptive and Sexually Transmitted Infection Protection in Lusaka, Zambia

Chikamata, Davy M.; Chinganya, Oliver; Jones, Heidi; RamaRao, Saumya
June 2002
International Family Planning Perspectives;Jun2002, Vol. 28 Issue 2, p96
Academic Journal
Focuses on efforts to prevent sexually transmitted diseases and HIV infection through family planning services in Lusaka, Zambia. Emphasis on effective contraceptive methods; Integration of sexually transmitted infections prevention with the traditional family planning services; Implementation of health care reform programs.


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