August 13, 2018
NVTG symposium 2018:
HUMAN RESOURCES, RESEARCH and RIGHTS: Ethical dilemmas in Global Health
Together with the NVTG working Groups, Uniting Streams and Troie, and external partner Wemos, the NVTG organizes its yearly symposium in the Rode Hoed, Amsterdam. Just as at the legendary Alma Ata symposium in 1978, guaranteeing access to health care is at the centre of attention. Overall theme is ethical dimensions and dilemmas in Global Health. Keynotes will speak on shortages in the health... more»
July 4, 2018
Call for Abstracts: “Linking Students, Policy and Practice’’
Share-Net Netherlands and Oxfam Novib Academy kindly invite you to the 7th annual
meeting “Linking Students, Policy and Practice”.
This meeting will bring together policymakers, practitioners and researchers working on sexual a
nd reproductive health and rights (SRHR) in international development and students who have
finalized, or are in the last stages of finalizing their Master’s research on SRHR and HIV and... more»
July 4, 2018
CALL FOR ABSTRACTS
3rd ECOWAS forum on good practices in health
ACCRA, 23rd– 25th October 2018
The West Africa Health Organisation (WAHO) invites abstracts for the 3rd ECOWAS forum on good practices in health, under the theme “promoting multi-sectoriality to achieve Maternal, Newborn, Child, Adolescent and Youth (MNCAYH) Health related sustainable development goals”, to be held in Accra from 23rd – 25th October 2018
The forum will bring together senior officials from the... more»
July 2, 2018
This edition of Global Contraceptive Commodity Gap Analysis
2018 (CGA 2018) is the Reproductive Health Supplies
Coalition’s fourth report to highlight disparities between the
growing demand for family planning services and the
resource base required to provide the supplies on which
The first two reports, published in 2001 and 2009,
examined funding shortfalls in the public sector alone. Our
third report, the Global Contraceptive Commodity Gap
Analysis 2016 (CGA 2016),... more»
June 20, 2018
Female sex workers’ (FSWs) access to adequate HIV and SRH services is hampered by their marginalised position. The DIFFER project piloted and tested an innovative approach, combining FSW-targeted interventions with improving access to the general health services, and establish linkages between both. The article presents the effect the approach had on service uptake in the three African DIFFER sites: Durban, South Africa; Tete, Mozambique; and Mombasa, Kenya, as measured by pre- and... more»
February 8, 2018
SheDecides was launched at the start of 2017 as an urgent reaction to the Global Gag Rule. On 2nd March 2017, the first SheDecides conference was held in Brussels. More than… more»
December 18, 2017
The organizers of the VI International Eastern Europe and Central Asia AIDS Conference (EECAAC 2018) provide 10 stipends for Netherlands-based organizations to participate in the Conference. The forum will be held three months before the XXII International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2018), which will be hosted by Amsterdam on 23-27 July 2018.
The Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs acts as the observer in the EECAAC 2018 Organising Committee to enable clear links and continuity of discussions at both... more»
September 20, 2017
The Independent Accountability Panel (IAP) for Every Woman, Every Child, Every Adolescent launched its 2017 Report, Transformative Accountability for Adolescents, at the United Nations Headquarters, issuing an urgent appeal for… more»
July 17, 2017
How can we include men, women, youngsters and children with disabilities in SRHR programmes? And how can we include SRHR in disability-specific programmes? ‘Leave no one behind’ is a central principle of the SDG’s, but challenges at implementation level are still
Therefore, the Dutch Coalition of Disability and Development (DCDD) – a coalition of twelve organisations – is preparing a publication on SRHR and disability, in cooperation with Share-Net (the Dutch network on... more»
July 17, 2017
Share-Net Netherlands kindly invites you to the 6th annual meeting “Linking Research, Policy and Practice – Students and NGOs”. This meeting will bring together policymakers, practitioners and researchers working on sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) in international development and students who have finalized, or who are interested to conduct, their Master’s research on SRHR and HIV and AIDS. This year the meeting will be organised on 19 October 2017 in The Hague. The... more»
June 21, 2017
On the 12th of October 2017, Share-Net Netherlands members met with representatives from Marie Stopes International in The Hague.
MSI Activities & Strategies
The meeting started with MSI giving an overview of their activities and current strategy. Marie Stopes International was founded in 1976 to provide the contraception and safe abortion services that give women and girls a choice. MSI has a 5 year strategy 2016-2020 “Scaling up Excellence: One woman at the time” and uses... more»
June 21, 2017
The World Health Assembly took place 22-31 May in Geneva and a number of reports and documents were discussed at the WHA related to sexual and reproductive health and rights, which can be helpful for Share-Net members (both for programmatic and for advocacy work in the global south!).
Global Strategy on Women’s Children’s and Adolescents’ Health
The Secretariat developed a report on progress of implementation of the GSWCAH, focusing specifically on adolescents’ health to the member... more»
November 10, 2016
Abstract Submission Deadline: January 31, 2017
All participants are invited to submit abstracts for oral or poster presentation in the final program. Presenters may indicate their preference for either oral or poster presentation. For the submission of oral or poster presentations, an abstract in English should be sent. Abstracts can only be submitted electronically. Please note that the deadline for abstract submission cannot be extended due to organizational reasons.
November 10, 2016
Nijmeegse artsen doen onderzoek naar het effect van de meest gebruikte hiv-remmer op de psyche van kinderen en jongeren in ontwikkelingslanden. Bij volwassenen geeft het medicijn een verhoogd risico op depressie en zelfdoding, maar het is onduidelijk of dat ook voor kinderen geldt.
Hiv-remmer Efavirenz is door wereldgezondheidsorganisatie WHO aangemerkt als medicijn van eerste keus in ontwikkelingslanden. Het middel is zeer effectief, gebruiksvriendelijk en van het patent af, dus goedkoop. De... more»
June 7, 2016
Please join on June 10, 2016 from 1530-1700 (Geneva Time) / 9:30-11:00 (Washington Time) for a webinar discussion on Strategies to Increase Male engagement in eMTCT of HIV and Syphilis.
This is the first instalment of a new RHR Webinar series focusing on SRH/HIV Linkages
Given the role that men play in STI transmission, male engagement in efforts to eliminate Mother to child Transmission (eMTCT) of HIV and syphilis is logical, but not always straightforward.
The success of such initiatives... more»
June 2, 2016
Creating Opportunities? Economic Empowerment, Political Positioning and Participation of Sex Workers in Kenya and Ethiopia.
Sex workers are vulnerable. They are often stigmatized and excluded in terms of political rights and access to welfare, education, health and housing. Their vulnerability increases their personal insecurity regarding economic issues, health and violence. This research programme analyzes, firstly, how sex workers can be supported by strategic actors (officials, agents of... more»
June 2, 2016
Closing date: 23 August 2016.
The purpose of this FOA is to encourage applications for research training programs to strengthen the scientific capacity of institutions in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) to conduct HIV research relevant to the evolving HIV epidemic in their country.
This FOA can support training for a broad range of HIV research areas:
basic, epidemiologic, clinical, behavioral, and social science research across HIV prevention, care and treatment;
pathophysiology and... more»
June 2, 2016
Closing date: 26 June 2016.
The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), an international development agency, is seeking qualified Bids for the provision of service – Evaluation of the UNH4+/Global Affairs Canada (GAC) MNCH Project on the Acceleration of Maternal and Child Morbidities and Mortalities in Nigeria (2011-2016). Your company is hereby invited to submit your best Technical and Financial Bids for the requested services. Your Bid could form the basis for a contract for professional... more»
June 1, 2016
If you read the previous article titled: “#AgeingHIV: Glory days, (s)he ain’t never had’ then you are aware that love and hot steaming sex has no age limit. It explained the gaps and barriers in Europe with the SRHR services. In the healthcare setting, ageism can lead to under or over prescription of medication and that can effect the quality of life of an ageing person.
This article will focus on the positive improvements that can be made so that we all can be prepared and enjoy an... more»
June 1, 2016
Deadline: 17 June 2016
The Embassy of Canada in Thailand is pleased to launch its annual call for proposals for the Canada Fund for Local Initiatives (CFLI). The CFLI is a responsive, flexible program, directly managed by the Embassy of Canada, designed to fund small but visible, high impact, results-oriented projects. In general, CFLI projects are locally designed and implemented, making the program highly responsive to local needs and interests.