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Family planning unmet need and access among iTaukei women in New Zealand and Fiji.

Authors
  • Cammock, Radilaite1
  • Herbison, Peter2
  • Lovell, Sarah3
  • Priest, Patricia2
  • 1 School of Public Health and Psychosocial Studies, Auckland University of Technology, Auckland.
  • 2 Preventive and Social Medicine, University of Otago, Dunedin.
  • 3 School of Health Sciences, University of Canterbury, Christchurch.
Type
Published Article
Journal
The New Zealand medical journal
Publication Date
Sep 22, 2017
Volume
130
Issue
1462
Pages
46–53
Identifiers
PMID: 28934767
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

There is a need for better monitoring and targeting of family planning services among minority Pacific groups, as the unmet need found in New Zealand was three times the national estimate overall and similar to the rate found in Fiji. Cost remains a problem among women trying to access family planning services. Gendered traditional roles in sexual and reproductive health maybe an area from which more understanding into cultural sensitivities and challenges may be achieved.

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