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Women's sexual health care in Saudi Arabia : a focused ethnographic study.

Al-Zahrani, Ahlam (2011) Women's sexual health care in Saudi Arabia : a focused ethnographic study. PhD thesis, University of Sheffield.

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Abstract

This study was conducted to describe how women and health care professionals perceive sexual health and services that are currently provided in Saudi Arabia. Background At present, the worldwide health authority, in the form of the World Health Organisation (WHO) has drawn great attention to the importance of improving women's sexual health globally. It is increasingly concerned about women's sexual health and permanently works to shed light on the innovative approaches that are needed to raise women's awareness of risky behaviour. and to help them access the advice and treatment they need to avoid negative health outcomes that would impact on their future lives. Research into women's sexual health in Saudi Arabia will help in identifying possible causes of poor sexual health care that could be used as preventive tools in that, or similar cultures. In addition, it helps to meet women's physiological, emotional and educational needs, which is essential to support good sexual health.

Item Type: Thesis (PhD)
Academic Units: The University of Sheffield > Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health (Sheffield) > Nursing and Midwifery (Sheffield)
Identification Number/EthosID: uk.bl.ethos.555726
Depositing User: EThOS Import Sheffield
Date Deposited: 09 Jan 2017 16:15
Last Modified: 09 Jan 2017 16:15
URI: http://etheses.whiterose.ac.uk/id/eprint/14570

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