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Menstrual health and school absenteeism among adolescent girls in Uganda (MENISCUS): a feasibility study

by George Miiro; Jessica Nakiyingi-Miiro; Kevin Nakuya; Rwamahe Rutakumwa; Saidat Musoke

Jan 3, 2018

In this peri-urban Ugandan population, menstruation was strongly associated with school attendance. Evaluation of a menstrual management intervention that address both psychosocial (e.g. self-confidence, attitudes) and physical (e.g. management of pain, use of adequate menstrual hygiene materials, improved water and sanitation facilities) aspects of menstruation are needed.

Menstrual health and school absenteeism among adolescent girls in Uganda (MENISCUS): a feasibility study