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African Journal of Reproductive Health (AJRH) is published by the Women’s Health and Action Research Centre (WHARC). It is a multidisciplinary and international journal that publishes original research, comprehensive review articles, short reports and commentaries on reproductive health in Africa. The journal strives to provide a forum for African authors, as well as others working in Africa, to share findings on all aspects of reproductive health, and to disseminate innovative, relevant and useful information on reproductive health throughout the continent.

AJRH is indexed and included in Index Medicus/MEDLINE. The abstracts and tables of contents are published online by INASP at http://www.ajol.info/ajol/ while full text is published at http://www.ajrh.info and by Bioline International at http://www.bioline .org.br/. It is also abstracted in Ulrich’s Periodical, Feminist Periodicals African Books Publishing Records.

La Revue Africaine de santé de la Reproduction (RASR) est publiée par le Women’s Health and Action Research Centre (WHARC). C’est une revue à la fois pluridisciplinaire et internationale qui publie des articles de recherche originaux, des articles de revue détaillés, de brefs rapports et des commentaires sur la santé de la reproduction en Afrique. La Revue s’efforce de fournir un forum aussi bien à des auteurs africains qu'a des professionels qui travaillent en Afrique, afin qu'ils puissent partager leurs découvertes dans tous les aspects de la santé de reproduction et diffuser à travers le continent, des informations innovatrices, pertinentes et utiles dans ce domaine de santé de la reproduction.

La RASR est indexée et figure sur I’Index Medicus/MEDLINE. Les résumés et les tables des matières sont publiés en ligne par INASP sur le site web http://www.ajol.info/ajol tandis que le texte est publié à http://www.ajrh.info par Bioline International sur le site web http://www.bioline.org.br/Il est également résumé dans Ulrich Periodical, feminist Periodical et African Books Publishing Records


Vol 23, No 4 (2019)

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Articles

Editorial: International Childbirth Initiative: A new Paradigm in Maternal Health Care EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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André Lalonde 11-15
Commentary: Brown-Séquard, Father of Endocrinology EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Lindsay Edouard 16-18
Closing the Gap: Ensuring Access to and Quality of Contraceptive Implant Removal Services is Essential to Rights-based Contraceptive Care EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Rebecca Howett, Alida M. Gertz, Tiroyaone Kgaswanyane, Gregory Petro, Lesego Mokganya, Sifelani Malima, Tshego Maotwe, Melanie Pleaner, Chelsea Morroni 19-26
Experiences of HIV-Infected Mothers Regarding Exclusive Breast- Feeding in the First Six Months of the Infant’s Life in Mangaung, South Africa EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Selloane Phakisi, Johanna M. Mathibe-Neke 27-34
Government Ownership and Adaptation in Scale-Up: Experiences from Community-Based Family Planning Programme in the Democratic Republic of the Congo EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Murtala Mai, Elham Hassen, Alexis B. Ntabona, Jacqueline Bapura, Meera Sarathy, Rachel Yodi, Zenon Mujani 35-45
Sexual Practices among Senior Students in Private Secondary Schools in Uyo, Southern Nigeria EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Ofonime E. Johnson, Benjamin A. Bassey 46-62
Qualitative Exploration of factors affecting Uptake and Demand for Contraception and other Family Planning Services in North-West Nigeria EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Adewole A. Adefalu, Oladapo A. Ladipo, Oluwaseun O. Akinyemi, Oluwafemi A. Popoola, Olajimi O. Latunji, Omowunmi Iyanda 63-73
Exploring Knowledge, Attitudes and Practices Regarding the Intrauterine Contraceptive Device (IUD) among Family Planning Acceptors in Windhoek, Khomas Region, Namibia EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Frieda Ndeshipanda FN Taapopi, Lucille Bertha LB Van der Westhuizen 75-80
Evaluation of the Krio Language Version of the London Measure of Unplanned Pregnancy in Western Area, Sierra Leone EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Nataliya Brima, Thomas T. Samba, Anita Yamba, Geraldine Barrett, Judith Stephenson, Jennifer Hall 81-91
Plants Used as Abortifacients and Contraceptives in Some Communities on the Fringes of Subri River Forest Reserve in Ghana EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Gertrude Lucky Aku Dali, Alexander Nii Moi Pappoe, Hugh Komla Akotoye 92-98
Utilisation of Medical Services and Outcomes at Adult Rape Clinic at Parirenyatwa Group of Hospitals, Zimbabwe EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Kudzai Kufa, Tapiwa Magure, Gerald Shambira, Notion Tafara Gombe, Tsitsi Patience Juru, Peter Nsubuga, Margaret Borok, Virginia Iliff, Timothy Mushambi, Mafuta Tshimanga 99-107
A Review of the Conceptual Issues, Social Epidemiology, Prevention and Control Efforts Relating to Rape in Nigeria EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Akintayo Olamide Ogunwale, Frederick Olore Oshiname, Folakemi O. Ajagunna 108-123
Case Report: Traumatic Incomplete Fracture of an Implanon NXT® Contraceptive Implant EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Rebecca Howett, Alida M. Gertz, Tiroyaone Kgaswanyane, Gregory Petro, Chelsea Morroni 124-128
Advantages of Peritoneal Closure at the Time of Cesarean Section EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Fernanda Machungo, Sara Cascella, Elena Cavaliere, Giovanni Zanconato 129-131


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