Research Paper: Effect of health education on Menstrual Hygiene and health seeking behavior among Rural and Urban Adolescents

Health information seeking is defined by Tardy and Hale
as the search for and receipt of messages that help ‘‘to reduce uncertainty regarding health status’’ and ‘‘construct a
social and personal (cognitive) sense of health’’.1 Lambert
et al regard seeking information about one’s health as being
increasingly documented as a key coping strategy in healthpromotion activities and psychosocial adjustment to illness.2

Caring4Girls sanitary pads aiding sustainability of schoolgirl outreach programme

BY: TRACY HANCOCK CREAMER MEDIA CONTRIBUTING EDITOR To support the distribution of sanitary pads to schoolgirls across South Africa and ensure their continued education, non-profit organisation Imbumba Foundation’s Caring4Girls programme has …