Menstrual hygiene management among adolescent schoolgirls in low- and middle-income countries: research priorities.

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Phillips-Howard, Penelope A.; Caruso, Bethany; Torondel, Belen; Zulaika, Garazi; Sahin, Murat; Sommer, Marni;
(2016)
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis Open
  • Journal: Global Health Action,volume 9 (issn: 1654-9880, eissn: 1654-9716)
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  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC5148805, doi: 10.3402/gha.v9.33032
  • Subject: adolescent sexual and reproductive health | equity; adolescent sexual and reproductive health; menstruation; hygiene; school health | Public Health; Global Health; Gender Studies; Equity | wa_30 | wa_395 | equity | wp_100 | RA1-1270 | wa_309 | Current Debate | Public aspects of medicine | RG | menstruation | hygiene | ws_460 | school health

Background: A lack of adequate guidance on menstrual management; water, disposal, and private changing facilities; and sanitary hygiene materials in low- and middle-income countries leaves schoolgirls with limited options for healthy personal hygiene during monthly mens... View more
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