Mental Health: The Missing Piece in Maternal Health Series

Posted on July 7, 2015 at 6:30 am

How do we talk about mental illness in pregnancy? Well, we don’t. Not that we don’t know about it at all; pregnancy-related mental illness, for the most part, is well-recognised ...

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A comparative analysis of national HIV policies in six African countries with generalized epidemics

Posted on July 7, 2015 at 6:27 am

Objective To compare national human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) policies influencing access to HIV testing and treatment services in six sub-Saharan African countries. Methods We reviewed HIV policies as part of ...

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UNAIDS, Lancet: Take accelerated action on HIV treatment access, research and development, and address epidemic drivers, or risk rebound

Posted on July 4, 2015 at 7:19 am

An international commission of scientists and others involved in and affected by responses to the global HIV pandemic released findings from a two-year examination of what isn’t happening, but must, ...

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Helping Babies Breathe: Lessons learned guiding the way forward

Posted on June 22, 2015 at 6:23 am

The Helping Babies Breathe (HBB) Global Development Alliance (GDA) was established with the goal of achieving a significant reduction in neonatal morbidity and mortality through strengthening the performance of providers ...

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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 decades, there are still important unmet needs. Population ageing and ...

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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 health services are funded, managed and delivered. This is urgently ...

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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 examines the extent to which science supports any of the ...

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STATE OF THE WORLD’S FATHERS: A MenCare Advocacy Publication 2015

Posted on June 17, 2015 at 6:53 am

This first ever State of the World’s Fathers report brings together key international research findings along with program and policy examples related to men’s participation in caregiving; in sexual and ...

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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, CPD and Post-2015). Please find the presentations as presented by ...

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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 Framework, that promotes integrating the health promotion approach set out ...

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