Use of maternal health services among adolescent women in Bangladesh

Posted on March 24, 2015 at 4:25 am

Twelve studies were included in this review. 11 used quantitative methods and one used a mixed methods approach. All studies included married adolescent women only. Women with lower educational levels ...

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Share-Net Expert Meeting GBV (9 December 2014) Presentations

Posted on March 12, 2015 at 10:49 am

Please find attached the report of the Expert Meeting on Gender Based Violence held December 9th, 2014 and the following presentations: – Powerpoint presentation: launch of the lancet series on ...

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Critical Maternal Health Knowledge Gaps in Low- and Middle-Income Countries for Post-2015: Researchers’ Perspectives

Posted on March 9, 2015 at 9:25 am

The Maternal Health Task Force is pleased to share a new addition to the Women and Health Initiative Working Paper series: Critical Maternal Health Knowledge Gaps in Low- and Middle-Income ...

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Turning Promises Into Progress: Gender Equality And Rights For Women And Girls – Lessons Learnt And Actions Needed

Posted on March 9, 2015 at 9:17 am

2015 represents an important moment for gender equality and women’s and girls’ rights. It is twenty years since the landmark Beijing Conference on Women and fifteen years since the ground-breaking ...

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Addressing unmet need by expanding access to safe second trimester medical abortion services in Ethiopia, 2010 − 2014

Posted on March 9, 2015 at 4:21 am

Ethiopia has one of the highest maternal mortality rates (MMR) in the world (676 per 100 000) [1], to which unsafe abortion contributes significantly [2]. To decrease the MMR, the ...

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Good clinical outcomes from a 7-year holistic programme of fistula repair in Guinea

Posted on March 9, 2015 at 4:19 am

Abstract Objectives Female genital fistula remains a public health concern in developing countries. From January 2007 to September 2013, the Fistula Care project, managed by EngenderHealth in partnership with the ...

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Emerging themes for sensitivity training modules of African healthcare workers attending to men who have sex with men: a systematic review

Posted on March 9, 2015 at 4:16 am

Sensitivity training of front-line African health care workers (HCWs) attending to men who have sex with men (MSM) is actively promoted through national HIV prevention programming in Kenya. Over 970 ...

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Concept Note: Youth friendly health services in multiple perspectives

Posted on March 6, 2015 at 4:59 am

This concept note examines existing standards, guidelines and tools for youth friendly health services (YFHS) with a view to assessing the degree of consensus with regard to the features deemed ...

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Global State of Harm Reduction 2014

Posted on February 24, 2015 at 9:06 am

Harm Reduction International is pleased to announce the launch of the fourth edition of the Global State of Harm Reduction. View the data with our interactive Global State of Harm ...

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Measuring Client Experiences in Maternity Care under Change: Development of a Questionnaire Based on the WHO Responsiveness Model

Posted on February 24, 2015 at 8:54 am

Abstract Background Maternity care is an integrated care process, which consists of different services, involves different professionals and covers different time windows. To measure performance of maternity care based on ...

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