Anam Mohi ud din, Rukhsana Bibi
Background: Women experience a number of significant physiological and psychological changes during their entire life. Menopause is the permanent cessation of menstruation that marks the end of reproductive cycle of a woman. It is a natural phenomenon and women should understand numerous symptoms that affect the quality of life of a woman. The aim of current study is to find the effectiveness of a planned teaching program on knowledge of menopausal women about menopausal problems and its remedies. Methods: One group pretest-posttest design was used. This interventional study was carried out on 63 menopausal women between 41- 60 years of age in a rural community of Lahore, Pakistan. Sample was collected through convenient sampling technique. The data was collected through structured questionnaire and analyzed on SPSS using descriptive statistics. Results: In pretest, all women have poor knowledge regarding menopausal problems and its remedies. Knowledge of menopausal women gained after administration of structured teaching program. The results of paired t-test showed a remarkable difference in the pre and post interventional knowledge scores of women (p<0.05). Conclusions: Educational intervention program was effective in enhancing the knowledge of women regarding menopausal problems and its remedies. Keywords: Structured Teaching Program, Knowledge, Menopausal Women, Menopause Problems, Remedies.