International Journal of
Nursing and Midwifery

  • Abbreviation: Int. J. Nurs. Midwifery
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2456
  • DOI: 10.5897/IJNM
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 182

Full Length Research Paper

Community participation in teenage pregnancy prevention using the community-as-partner model

Oyedele, O.A.*
  • Oyedele, O.A.*
  • Adelaide School of Nursing Science, Tshwane University of Technology, Pretoria, South Africa.
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Wright, S.C.D
  • Wright, S.C.D
  • Adelaide School of Nursing Science, Tshwane University of Technology, Pretoria, South Africa.
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Maja, T.M.M
  • Maja, T.M.M
  • Adelaide School of Nursing Science, Tshwane University of Technology, Pretoria, South Africa.
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  •  Received: 31 July 2014
  •  Accepted: 13 October 2014
  •  Published: 31 October 2014


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