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Type: Artigo de periódico
Title: [emergency Contraception In Brazil: Facilitators And Barriers].
Author: Hardy, E
Duarte, G A
Osis, M J
Arce, X E
Possan, M
Abstract: A multi-centered qualitative study was conducted in Brazil, Chile, and Mexico to assess the acceptability of emergency contraception both among potential users and possible providers, authorities, and opinion-makers, and to identify (according to participants' perceptions) factors facilitating or hindering the method's use and the most appropriate strategies to disseminate information and provide the method. Data were collected through semi-structured interviews, group interviews, and discussion groups, which were tape-recorded and transcribed. A thematic analysis of this material was conducted. Acceptability of emergency contraception was high among participants, who also felt that there were no barriers towards its acceptance by the population. Participants felt that the method's acceptability would be greater if it were included in reproductive health programs, emphasizing its prescription for emergency situations. Participants highlighted that strategic components in Brazil would be training of providers and inclusion of the method in family planning services.
Subject: Brazil
Communication Barriers
Contraceptives, Postcoital
Female
Health Knowledge, Attitudes, Practice
Humans
Interviews As Topic
Social Facilitation
Rights: aberto
Identifier DOI: 
Address: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/11514885
Date Issue: -1-Uns- -1
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