HEALTH Minister Sylvia Masebo has expressed worry over the number of teenage pregnancies being recorded in the country. Recently, Lusangazi district adolescent focal point person Gift Ching’andu announced that over 770 adolescent girls in Lusangazi district of Eastern Province had fallen pregnant in the first quarter of 2023. In an interview, Wednesday, Masebo said adolescent pregnancies were still a big challenge being faced in the country and called on stakeholders to be more engaged in the fight. “Yes, I am aware of those figures and they are worrisome because these are young girls that one would expect should be more productive in terms of making sure that they develop their health even as they decide to become mothers. It’s still…...

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