Teenage Pregnancies: Mukono Authorities Call for Adaptation of Sexuality Education Top story

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Dr. Stephen Mulindwa, the Mukono District Health Officer, says that the number of teenager pregnancies in the district has continued rising despite the end of the lockdown.
He revealed that 10 out of 100 clients showing up for antenatal services at major health facilities including Mukono General Hospital, Kojja, Nakifuma, and Goma Health Center IV are teenage mothers.

 

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