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Background: Studies considering the association between adolescents’ risky sexual behaviour and how they perceive themselves to be at risk of HIV infection are scares in Ghana. The study assessed the association between HIV risk perception and risky sexual behaviour among in-school adolescents in a municipality in Ghana. Method: A cross sectional s...
Background: Few studies have focused on low birth weight among adolescents. This study determines the incidence and factors associated with low birth weight (LBW) (weight at birth of less than 2,500 grams) among adolescents (aged
Jairopha curcas is reported to be one of the many herbs used to terminate pregnancy in Ghana. Notwithstanding the folkioric claim that Jatropha curcas is an effective abortifacient herb, there are also wide speculations about the adverse effects of the herb on the users including death. The present work investigated the effect of an alcoholic extra...