Parental Uptake of Cervical Cancer Vaccine for their Female Adolescent in a City in Nigeria

Mary I Aliu; Ngozi Okafor; Ayomide Aliu; Matthew Idowu Olatubi; Grace Ademuyiwa

Volume 9, Issue 2 , April 2022, , Pages 86-94

  Background: Cervical Cancer Vaccine is known to be one the effective ways of preventing cervical cancer. The present study aimed to assess parents’ knowledge on uptake of human papilloma virus vaccine (HPVV) by adolescents, describe their perception on the uptake of HPVV by adolescents, and identify ...  Read More

Risk Factors Associated with Unplanned Pregnancy among Adolescents in Rural Communities: Implications for Nurses

Love Bukola Ayamolowo; Sunday Joseph Ayamolowo; Titilayo Dorothy Odetola

Volume 7, Issue 3 , July 2020, , Pages 1-11

  Context: The high incidence of unplanned pregnancy among adolescents is a significant public health issue contributing to maternal and child mortality. This review aimed at identifying risk factors influencing unplanned pregnancy and measures applied by nurses to provide quality healthcare services to ...  Read More

Self-Esteem in Adolescent Girls: A Qualitative Study

Mohammad Ali Morowati Sharifabad; Fatemeh Baghernezhad Hesary; Mohammadreza Miri; Reza Dastjerdi; Golam Reza Sharifzadeh

Volume 7, Issue 2 , April 2020, , Pages 26-32

  Background: Adolescence is a critical period of life for all people. Self-esteem is also a basic human need that affects one’s growth, development, and identity. This study aimed to explain 12-14 year-old female adolescents’ experiences regarding selfesteem. Methods: In this qualitative content-analysis ...  Read More