Assessment of Effectiveness of reproductive health education to secondary school youth in Tanzania: A Case Study Of Temeke Municipality, Tanzania

Mmassy , Mary M. (2013) Assessment of Effectiveness of reproductive health education to secondary school youth in Tanzania: A Case Study Of Temeke Municipality, Tanzania. Masters thesis, The Open University of Tanzania.

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Abstract

This study was basically looking on the assessment of the effectiveness of reproductive health education to secondary school youth in Tanzania. Study was conducted in Dar es Salaam region Temeke District, whereas 100 participants were involved within whom 50 participants were secondary school youth and 50 were employees from different sectors but with knowledge on reproductive health education. The data collection methods deployed by the researcher were interviews and self administered questionnaire for both secondary school youth and other actors. However, this research was divided into five chapters whereby chapter one involved introduction, background of the problem, objective of study, research questions, significant of the study and limitations of the study. While chapter two encountered the literature review, theoretical frame work and conceptual frame work. Chapter three has covered thematic areas about research design and methods in which sampling procedure, data collection methods, study population and sample distribution have been indicated. In chapter four the analysis and presentation of data have clearly been shown. The last chapter in this study was chapter five in which recommendations, conclusion and summary of findings have captured. The findings signified that people are not knowledgeable about reproductive health as the responses obtained during this study showed that 68% of the respondents are not aware of reproductive health knowledge. Likewise, more than 80% of youth have not benefited with the existing reproductive health education programmes in Tanzania except 36% of them who commented that the reproductive health education helped them understand about their health hence contributed to their behavior competence. However, the responsibility of assuring the care and guidance of youth is of all community actors. School system, family, community, non- governmental organizations and the government itself were told by the findings to work jointly for the betterment of youth in Tanzania.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Subjects: 300 Social Sciences > 360 Social services; association
Divisions: Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences > Department of Sociology and social work
Depositing User: Mr Habibu V. Kazimzuri
Date Deposited: 14 Jan 2016 12:15
Last Modified: 14 Jan 2016 12:15
URI: http://repository.out.ac.tz/id/eprint/696

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