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How do national contraception laws and policies address the contraceptive needs of adolescents in Paraguay?

Overview of attention for article published in Reproductive Health, July 2017
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Title
How do national contraception laws and policies address the contraceptive needs of adolescents in Paraguay?
Published in
Reproductive Health, July 2017
DOI 10.1186/s12978-017-0344-z
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Authors

Kathya Cordova-Pozo, Sarah Borg, Andrea J. Hoopes, Alma Virginia Camacho-Hubner, Fanny Corrales-Ríos, Adriane Salinas-Bomfim, Venkatraman Chandra-Mouli

Abstract

The main objective is to examine how the Paraguayan laws, policies and regulations (hereafter referred to as normative guidance) specifically address adolescents and their contraceptive information and service needs using a human rights analytic framework. It must be noted that this paper examines the adolescent content of national laws, policies and regulations on contraception, not how they were applied. The recommendations on "Ensuring human rights in the provision of contraceptive information and services" from the World Health Organization (WHO) were used as an analytic framework to assess current Paraguayan laws, policies and regulations. Three questions were explored: 1) whether the Paraguayan normative guidance relating to each WHO recommendation was present and specifically addressed adolescents 2) whether the normative guidance for each WHO recommendation was present but did not specifically address adolescents, or 3) whether Paraguayan normative guidance relating to each WHO recommendation was absent. This assessment led to the development of an analytic table which was used by the co-authors to generate conclusions and recommendations. The analysis found specific normative guidance for adolescents relating to six out of nine WHO summary recommendations and nine out of the 24 sub-recommendations. The guidance included strategies to overcome contraceptive service barriers and to improve access for displaced populations. Further, it supported gender-sensitive counselling, quality assurance processes, competency-based training, and monitoring and evaluation of programmes. Paraguay's contraception laws and policies are grounded in human rights principles. However, there are a number of aspects that need to be addressed in order to improve the quality of contraceptive provision and access for adolescents. Our recommendations include improving accessibility of contraceptive information and services, ensuring acceptability, quality, and accountability of contraceptive information and services, and promoting community and adolescent participation in contraceptive programmes and service delivery.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Egypt 1 2%
Unknown 50 98%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 14 27%
Researcher 7 14%
Student > Bachelor 4 8%
Student > Doctoral Student 4 8%
Student > Ph. D. Student 4 8%
Other 7 14%
Unknown 11 22%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Social Sciences 11 22%
Medicine and Dentistry 9 18%
Nursing and Health Professions 8 16%
Psychology 3 6%
Environmental Science 1 2%
Other 4 8%
Unknown 15 29%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 4. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 26 November 2019.
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#5,129,447
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#98,639
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#4
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