Improving the Reproductive Health Status of Rural Women of Umunze in Orumba South of Anambra State, Nigeria

Edith Uju Enemuoh

Abstract


The study was focused on improving the Reproductive Health Care Status of women in rural areas with a case study in Umunze in Orumba South Local Government Area of Anambra State. Specifically, the study identified and assessed some reproductive health care practices as adopted by the women in rural areas, impediments to attaining adequate reproductive health care and strategies for improving reproductive health status of the rural women in the area of the study. Descriptive survey that utilized questionnaire was used for data collection. The target population consisted of all women of reproductive and child bearing age. Percentages were used to analyze the data. Ten major findings were identified and these were enumerated within the study followed by recommendations.

DOI: 10.5901/mjss.2013.v4n7p67


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Mediterranean Journal of Social Sciences ISSN 2039-9340(Print) ISSN 2039-2117(Online)

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