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Menstruation and the Cycle of Poverty: A Cluster Quasi-Randomised Control Trial of Sanitary Pad and Puberty Education Provision in Uganda.

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BACKGROUND: Poor menstrual knowledge and access to sanitary products have been proposed as barriers to menstrual health and school attendance. In response, interventions targeting these needs have seen increasing implementation in public and private sectors. However, there has been limited assessment of their effectiveness. OBJECTIVES: Assess the impact of providing reusable sanitary pads and puberty education on girls' school attendance and psychosocial wellbeing outcomes. METHODS: A cluster...

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10.1371/journal.pone.0166122

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Green Templeton College
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PLoS One
Issue:
12
Publication date:
2016-01-01
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1932-6203
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pubs:667777
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uri:49717303-34a7-4b55-add9-75ee394fc81e
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uuid:49717303-34a7-4b55-add9-75ee394fc81e
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English
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