Women and Health: the key for sustainable development

Posted on June 22, 2015 at 6:19 am

Girls’ and women’s health is in transition and, although some aspects of it have improved substantially in the past few ...

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WHO global strategy on people-centred and integrated health services

Posted on June 22, 2015 at 6:17 am

The WHO global strategy on people-centred and integrated health services represents a call for a fundamental shift in the way ...

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Diversity in Human Sexuality: Implications for Policy in Africa.

Posted on June 19, 2015 at 7:01 am

Partly because those arguing in favour of criminalising sexual and gender diversity have made explicit appeals to science, this report ...

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Reporting May 19 Information Session Gender & SRHR in international processes

Posted on June 9, 2015 at 6:45 am

On May 19 Share-Net, WO=MEN and Rutgers organised an information session about gender and SRHR in the international processes (CSW, ...

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WHO recommendations on health promotion interventions for maternal and newborn health 2015

Posted on June 9, 2015 at 6:40 am

Overview In 2003 WHO published “Working with individuals, families and communities to improve maternal and newborn health”, known as the IFC ...

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Association between maternal age at childbirth and child and adult outcomes in the offspring: a prospective study in five low-income and middle-income countries (COHORTS collaboration)

Posted on June 9, 2015 at 6:03 am

Background Both young and advanced maternal age is associated with adverse birth and child outcomes. Few studies have examined these ...

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A practical guide for engaging with mobile operators in mHealth for RMNCH

Posted on May 29, 2015 at 6:28 am

Awareness is growing of the ways in which mobile health (mHealth) innovations can catalyse the implementation of proven health interventions ...

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Quality of care for pregnant women and newborns—the WHO vision

Posted on May 28, 2015 at 6:21 am

In 2015, as we review progress towards Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), despite significant progress in reduction of mortality, we still ...

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Strengthening the research to policy and practice interface: Exploring strategies used by research organisations working on Sexual and Reproductive Health and HIV/AIDS

Posted on May 28, 2015 at 6:01 am

The UK Department for International Development (DFID) is committed to investing in research to combat poverty, reduce high mortality and ...

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Access to Emergency Contraception and Safe Abortion Services for Survivors of Rape: A Review of Policies, Programmes and Country Experiences in Sub-Saharan Africa

Posted on May 28, 2015 at 5:58 am

Executive Summary: This study examined how pregnancy prevention and management services (specifically, the provision of emergency contraception, pregnancy testing and ...

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