Barriers of Reproductive Health Education in Schools

AUTHORS

Tahereh Kamalikhah 1 , fatemeh rahmati 2 , * , Masoud Karimi 3

1 PhD student of Health Education, Shahid Sadoughi Medical University of Yazd, Yazd, Iran

2 Assistant Professor of Health Education, Military Health Research Center, Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

3 PhD student of Health Education, Shahid Sadoughi Medical University of Yazd,Yazd, Iran

How to Cite: Kamalikhah T, rahmati F, Karimi M. Barriers of Reproductive Health Education in Schools, Zahedan J Res Med Sci. 2012 ; 14(2):e93587.

ARTICLE INFORMATION

Zahedan Journal of Research in Medical Sciences: 14 (2); e93587
Published Online: December 19, 2011
Article Type: Research Article
Received: May 28, 2011
Accepted: June 08, 2011
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Abstract

Background: The aim of this study is to explore the barriers on reproductive health education and prospects among teachers and students in the Zahedan city related to reproductive health education at schools.

Materials and Method: In this qualitative content analysis study, eight qualitative focus group interview among teachers and students were conducted in 2009 (N=61).

Results: The most important barriers of education were not accepting the parents of students and cultural prejudice. The most informative resource for students was peers at school and the best educational method was gradual by getting benefit from mentioned prohibitions in Islam.

Conclusion: Designing on analyzed and comprehensive reproductive health education by using cultural capacities and Islamic instruction are suggested. [ZJRMS, 2012 14(2): 71-75]

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