Social networks and female reproductive choices in the developing world: a systematized review

Posted on January 12, 2015 at 3:12 am

Continuing high global maternal mortality and morbidity rates in developing countries have resulted in an increasing push to improve reproductive health services for women. Seeking innovative ways for assessing how positive ...

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Keeping silent about emergency contraceptives in Addis Ababa: a qualitative study among young people, service providers, and key stakeholders

Posted on November 17, 2014 at 8:15 am

Background: The growing popularity of emergency contraceptives (ECs) among urban youth in Sub-Saharan Africa is accompanied by debates on morality and health. This study was situated in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia ...

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IN MALAWI, 40% OF WOMEN WHO WANT TO AVOID PREGNANCY

Posted on November 17, 2014 at 8:10 am

More than Half of All Pregnancies Were Unintended in 2013 Despite substantial progress, use of modern family planning is still low in Malawi—resulting in a high level of unintended pregnancy ...

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Pregnancy and HIV disease progression: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Posted on November 13, 2014 at 8:27 am

Objective To assess whether pregnancy accelerates HIV disease progression. Methods Studies comparing progression to HIV-related illness, low CD4 count, AIDS-defining illness, HIV-related death, or any death in HIV-infected pregnant and ...

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FP2020 Partnership in Progress: 2013–2014

Posted on November 13, 2014 at 8:21 am

Partnership in Progress details accomplishments over the two years since the 2012 London Summit on Family Planning, including new estimates on the additional number of women and girls using modern ...

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Ministerial Commitment on comprehensive sexuality education and sexual and reproductive health services for adolescents and young people in Eastern and Southern African

Posted on November 6, 2014 at 9:40 am

In late 2011, under the leadership of UNAIDS and with the support of the Regional Economic Communities (EAC and SADC), the UN initiated a process that aimed to develop and ...

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Family Life and HIV Education for Junior Secondary Schools: Students’ Handbook, 2nd Edition

Posted on November 4, 2014 at 11:08 am

This handbook aims to empower young people with the knowledge and skills to live happy and healthy lives. It provides answers to many of the questions young people usually have ...

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New FP2020 Report Shows More Women and Girls Have Access to Contraceptives in the World’s Poorest Countries

Posted on November 4, 2014 at 10:29 am

Two years after the London Summit on Family Planning, funding for family planning programmes and the number of women and girls using modern contraception has increased significantly. London, 3 November, ...

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Family Life and HIV Education for Junior Secondary Schools: Students’ Handbook, 2nd Edition

Posted on November 4, 2014 at 10:27 am

This handbook aims to empower young people with the knowledge and skills to live happy and healthy lives. It provides answers to many of the questions young people usually have ...

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