Perceptions of Community Members and Healthcare Workers on Male Involvement in Prevention of Mother-To-Child Transmission Services in Khayelitsha, Cape Town, South Africa

Posted on August 25, 2015 at 8:25 am

Involving male partners of pregnant women accessing PMTCT programs has the potential to improve health outcomes for women and children. This study explored community members’ (men and women) and healthcare ...

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Defeating AIDS— Advancing Global Health

Posted on August 25, 2015 at 8:19 am

The United Nations Joint Commission on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS)–Lancet Commission is a multi-stakeholder entity established in May 2013 to investigate how the AIDS response could evolve in a new era of ...

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Monitoring of HIV treatment in seven countries in the WHO Region of the Americas

Posted on August 25, 2015 at 8:15 am

Objective To determine the prevalence of adequate monitoring and the costs of measuring CD4+ T-lymphocytes (CD4+ cell) and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) viral load in people receiving antiretroviral therapy (ART) ...

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Adolescent Women’s Need for and Use of Sexual and Reproductive Health Services in Developing Countries

Posted on August 25, 2015 at 8:12 am

This Fact Sheet was published by the Guttmacher Institute in August 2015. The data are drawn from Woog V et al., Adolescent Women’s Need for and Use of Sexual and ...

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The Millennium Development Goals Report 2015

Posted on August 25, 2015 at 8:06 am

The global mobilization behind the Millennium Development Goals has produced the most successful anti-poverty movement in history. The landmark commitment entered into by world leaders in the year 2000—to “spare ...

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Indicators for a Transformative, High-Impact & People-Centred 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development: Leading Options for Global, Thematic, Regional and/or National Levels

Posted on August 18, 2015 at 6:33 am

Developed by High-Level Task Force for the ICPD. The indicators proposed in this document represent transformative and strategic options for Member States – both policy decision-makers and statisticians – to consider ...

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Pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) – Briefing Paper

Posted on July 21, 2015 at 6:40 am

This briefing paper provides an overview of pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) for people planning, commissioning or providing HIV prevention activities. Author: Roger Pebody

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Diversity in Human Sexuality: Implications for Policy in Africa

Posted on July 7, 2015 at 7:31 am

This report produced by the Academy of Science of South Africa examines the extent to which science supports arguments that proponents of laws criminalising sexual and gender diversity make. It ...

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Sexual Health, Human Rights and the Law

Posted on July 7, 2015 at 7:23 am

This report produced by the World Health Organization (WHO) demonstrates the relationship between sexual health, human rights and the law. Drawing from a review of public health evidence and extensive ...

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Critical maternal health knowledge gaps in low- and middle-income countries for the post-2015 era

Posted on July 7, 2015 at 6:36 am

Effective interventions to promote maternal health and address obstetric complications exist, however 800 women die every day during pregnancy and childbirth from largely preventable causes and more than 90 % ...

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