KNOWLEDGE, ATTITUDES AND PRACTICES OF HEALTH PROFESSIONALS IN PIETERMARITZBURG PUBLIC HEALTH INSTITUTIONS ON EMERGENCY CONTRACEPTION

Emanuel Sibanda, Mokete Joseph Titus

Abstract


The aim of this study is to find out the knowledge, attitudes and practices of doctors and nurses working in public institutions, on emergency contraception. The participants will only be doctors and nurses working in maternity and family planning services. Questionnaires with both open and closed ended questions will be given to participants to complete and their responses will be coded and data analysis will then be done. Descriptive statistics such as frequencies and percentages will be used to summarize the results.