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Experiences of young girls at menarche in Papua New Guinea.
Experiences of young girls at menarche in Papua New Guinea.
Document number : 127981
Created by: Elizabeth Gumbaketi, 2013-06-06
Last revised by: Ronny Gunnarsson, 2017-11-13
Document created in: James Cook University

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Summary

Scientific title

Girlhood to Womanhood: Experiences of young adolescent girls at the onset of menarche in Papua New Guinea.

Abstract for the general public

This study explores young girls knowledge, feelings, attitude and perceptions at the onset of menarche in Papua New Guinea. The study also explores the roles and responsibilities for pre-menarche preparation of young girls. The study findings will be used to obtain feedback from key stakeholders in PNG on way forward to issues around self-esteem.

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Date commenced

2012-06-01

Advisors, co-workers, project organisation and funding

Tutor

Ronny Gunnarsson
Docent, James Cook University Australia and R&D unit for primary health care Sodra Alvsborg County Sweden
Sarah Larkins
College of Medicine and Dentistry, James Cook University
Gun Rembeck
FoU-strateg, Närhälsan FoU primärvård, FoU-centrum i Södra Älvsborg. Närhälsan Ungdomsmottagningen Borås
Michelle Redman-MacLaren
School of Medicine and Dentistry, James Cook University

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