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Rise in teen pregnancy should worry society

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Children’s Corner with PANIC CHILUFYA
THE rate at which teenagers in Zambia are getting pregnant is rather alarming and worrisome; it is an indicator of a serious problem in society that needs to be seriously addressed.
Recently, more than 5,000 girls below the age of 20 in Chipata district got pregnant in the third quarter of 2018; from July to September. And now, it has been reported that 4,124 teenage girls accessed antenatal care services between January and December 2018 in the 52 health facilities in Lundazi district

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