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

Metro Newspaper – “Shame” a thing of the past for girls at Khayelitsha secondary school

MISSING school or carrying a sense of shame will be a thing of the past for young girls at Zola Secondary School in Khayelitsha after a donation and commitment to support them with sanitary pads for the rest of the year.