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

Posted on July 15, 2014 at 4:48 am

The short scoping mission to the Royal Netherlands Embassies in  Bangladesh aimed at informing the process of selecting and identifying a knowledge network or organization in the field of SRHR ...

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Guide Making Your Health Services Youth-Friendly

Posted on July 14, 2014 at 12:21 pm

The guide provides an overview of the global need for youth-friendly service provision and key recommenda­tions for developing/strengthening SRH services so that providers are better able to engage and retain ...

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Every Newborn

Posted on July 14, 2014 at 12:07 pm

Following The Lancet Neonatal Survival Series in 2005, this Every Newborn Series presents the clearest picture so far of the ongoing slow progress in newborn survival, provides new focus beyond ...

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Addressing Sexual Violence in and beyond the ‘Warzone’

Posted on July 14, 2014 at 12:01 pm

Conflict-related sexual violence remains pervasive across the globe, and its widespread use has been reported in Rwanda, Liberia, Northern Uganda, Democratic Republic of Congo, Sudan, Iraq, Libya and Syria. As ...

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Literature Review on Sexuality and Poverty

Posted on July 14, 2014 at 11:59 am

This review of the evidence on sexuality and poverty is undertaken by the Institute of Development Studies (IDS) as part of a larger Accountable Grant from the UK Government’s Department ...

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Responding to the Impact of Gender-Based Violence: An Annotated Bibliography for Integrated Family Planning and Gender-Based Violence Services

Posted on July 14, 2014 at 11:55 am

The RESPOND Project is pleased to announce the publication of Responding to the Impact of Gender-Based Violence: An Annotated Bibliography for Integrated Family Planning and Gender-Based Violence Services. A compilation ...

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Reasons Married Women in Developing Nation Who Wish to Avoid Pregnancy Do Not Use Contraceptives

Posted on July 14, 2014 at 11:53 am

Increasing women’s access to modern contraceptive methods alone will not satisfy their unmet need for contraception, according to “Reasons for Contraceptive Nonuse Among Women Having Unmet Need for Contraception in ...

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DFID Research: helping women to protect themselves against HIV

Posted on July 14, 2014 at 10:43 am

In August last year the International Partnership for Microbicides (IPM) received a £15 million award, from the Department for International Development, to be spread over 5 years. The fund was ...

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‘Big Push’ To Reduce Maternal Mortality In Uganda And Zambia Enhanced Health Systems But Lacked A Sustainability Plan

Posted on July 14, 2014 at 10:41 am

In the past decade, “big push” global health initiatives financed by international donors have aimed to rapidly reach ambitious health targets in low-income countries. The health system impacts of these ...

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The association between timing of initiation of antenatal care and stillbirths: a retrospective cohort study of pregnant women in Cape Town, South Africa

Posted on July 14, 2014 at 10:36 am

Background There is renewed interest in stillbirth prevention for lower-middle income countries. Early initiation of and properly timed antenatal care (ANC) is thought to reduce the risk of many adverse ...

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