Volume 3, 2021

 

TEAM APPROACH AT REALIZING HEALTH EDUCATION OF THE ADOLESCENTS, CONCERNING SEXUAL AND REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH

Krastina Todorova, Hristina Milcheva
Pages: 84-94


ABSTRACT: The need of health and sexual education is present in childhood and it includes access to information and appropriate for the child’s age methods for presenting the information, offering help and assistance. The sexual and reproductive education in it's core is health education, culture and education in for adolescents. Goal: To be researched the opinion of experts regarding heath education of the youth, regarding the need to increase of heath information concerning sexual and reproductive education, as well as their attitude and their willingness to go through this process as a team. Materials and methods: Survey method and analyses of date from a study conducted in July 2021 online asking 190 participants - obstetricians - gynecologists, midwives and teachers form the cities of Sofia, Burgas , Stara Zagora and Karnobat . Results: High percentage (96%) of teachers support the need of health information for the youth regarding sexual and reproductive health and the significance of their physical and psychological development. More than half (68,10%) would ask a health expert about the subject. The percentage of the midwives (96,30%) and obstetrician-gynecologist (76,60%), are willing to participate as a team in educational programs for the youth. Conclusion: The team approach could increase the education of children for building knowledge, skills and attitudes regarding responsible sexual behavior.

 

Keywords: sexual and reproductive health, awareness, health education

 

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