Making the Case for Midwifery: A Toolkit for Using Evidence from the State of the World’s Midwifery 2014 report to Create Policy Change at the Country Level

Posted on July 17, 2014 at 11:19 am

This toolkit, available now in a preliminary draft version in English and French, is designed to enhance the knowledge, skills, and capacity of midwives, and of their national midwifery associations, ...

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Demystifying Data: A Guide to Using Evidence to Improve Young People’s Sexual Health and Rights

Posted on July 17, 2014 at 11:07 am

This publication – by Guttmacher Institute and the International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF) – is designed to be a resource for advocates, sexuality educators, young people, service providers and others ...

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Success factors for reducing maternal and child mortality

Posted on July 17, 2014 at 10:29 am

Reducing maternal and child mortality is a priority in the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), and will likely remain so after 2015. Evidence exists on the investments, interventions and enabling policies ...

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Is there scope for cost savings and efficiency gains in HIV services? A systematic review of the evidence from low- and middle-income countries

Posted on July 17, 2014 at 10:27 am

Objective: To synthesize the data available – on costs, efficiency and economies of scale and scope – for the six basic programmes of the UNAIDS Strategic Investment Framework, to inform those ...

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Meeting demand for family planning within a generation: The post-2015 agenda

Posted on July 17, 2014 at 10:16 am

Expanding access to family planning has been a key aim of health and development programming for almost 50 years. During that time, important gains have been made in addressing unmet ...

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Share-Net International Update July 2014

Posted on July 17, 2014 at 4:39 am

Over the past weeks there have been significant moves forward in terms of establishing Share-Net in Bangladesh and Burundi. Local consultants were appointed who undertook an agenda setting and mapping ...

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Burundi Agenda Setting for Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights Knowledge Platform; Mission report submitted to Share-Net International

Posted on July 17, 2014 at 4:35 am

In this agenda setting mission for SRHR, majority of key players have been interviewed in order to gain better understanding of their main activities, their attitude vis-à-vis the envisioned participation ...

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Initial scoping mission of sexual and reproductive health and rights networks and organizations for Share-Net international: Report on visit to the Royal Netherlands Embassies in Burundi

Posted on July 17, 2014 at 4:33 am

In this mission a first understanding has been developed of the SRHR sector in Burundi and the main players have been identified. In Burundi there is a multinational plan for ...

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Outcomes of Accelerating Contraceptive Choice Meeting Released

Posted on July 17, 2014 at 4:24 am

In April 2014, 80 experts in program and policy development and implementation met in Nairobi Kenya to focus on actions needed to increase access to the widest possible range of ...

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Countdown to 2015 – Fulfilling the Health Agenda for Women and Children: The 2014 Report

Posted on July 17, 2014 at 4:14 am

At the dawn of this new century, the countries of the world agreed on a set of Millennium Development Goals (MDGs)—ambitious and inspired statements of our global commitment to end extreme poverty and meet ...

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