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Teenage pregnancies/HIV prevention – doctors help fill official hiatus

Chris Bateman

Abstract


A young former Chris Hani/Baragwanath Hospital intern, troubled by a high patient load of pregnant teenagers, many with complications, has begun conducting ‘shock therapy’ school workshops across Johannesburg, aimed at reducing long-term emotional and physical harm.

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Chris Bateman, HMPG

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Teenage pregnancy, prevention awareness

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South African Medical Journal 2012;102(8):643-645.

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Date submitted: 2012-06-22
Date published: 2012-07-09

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