May 13, 2019
Our world is ‘urbanizing’ rapidly: Two out of every three people are likely to be living in cities or other urban areas by 2050, our world is ‘urbanizing’ rapidly. Do we need to adapt our existing health systems thinking and current models and paradigms? Cities are often unhealthy places to live, but they also offer opportunities for social change, innovation and inter-sectoral solutions, including in health. How to achieve universal access to health in cities? What is the best way... more»
May 13, 2019
The Global Partnership for Action to Eliminate all forms of HIV-related Stigma and Discrimination (Global Partnership) was launched in December 2018 and is now entering in its implementation phase.
The co conveners of the Global Partnership comprised by UN Women, UNDP, GNP+ and UNAIDS with the support of the NGO delegation to the UNAIDS PCB, is inviting individuals, groups and/or organisations with proven expertise addressing HIV-related stigma and discrimination in healthcare, education,... more»
March 29, 2019
This is a call for papers for a special issue of the Journal of the International AIDS Society (JIAS) on Data-driven HIV prevention: the HIV prevention cascade and beyond to be published in conjunction with AIDS 2020.
Deadline: 15 July 2019
HIV prevention programmes can achieve greater impact through better collection, analysis and use of data to assess prevention needs, target interventions, monitor delivery and evaluate impact of prevention strategies. Just as the treatment... more»
March 13, 2019
Founded in 1988, the International AIDS Society (IAS) is the world’s largest association of HIV professionals, with members from more than 180 countries. IAS members work on all fronts of the global response to AIDS, and include researchers, clinicians, policy and programme planners, public health and community practitioners on the frontlines of the epidemic.
The IAS organizes the world’s two most prestigious HIV conferences, each convened biennially in alternating years. In addition,... more»
March 7, 2019
Early childhood is characterised by rapid brain development and the acquisition of foundational skills and competences. Investment in early childhood interventions accrue long-term economic and social returns, including making the early start fair to all, and the provision of equal opportunities for both girls and boys. Even though teachers, caregivers and practitioners are among the most influential players to ensure equity, access and quality in ECE, various studies emonstrate that the ECE... more»
March 7, 2019
Ineens dreigt KID (kunstmatige inseminatie met donorzaad) voor vrouwenstellen en singles niet meer vergoed te gaan worden. Dat is een kwalijke zaak! Wil je onderstaande petitie tekenen om de vergoeding (zoals deze tot nu toe werd gedaan) te continueren?
De petitie wordt gesteund door de NVOG (Nederlandse Vereniging van Obstetrie en Gynaecologie), COC Nederland, Meer dan Gewenst en BamMam.
Delen is fijn!
Klik hier om de petitie te ondertekenen.
Argumenten en details vind je hier in een... more»
March 4, 2019
The International Centre for Reproductive Health (Department of Public Health & Primary Care, Ghent University, Belgium) invites expressions of interest for Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA) Individual Fellowship applications for the September 2019 deadline. Selected candidates will receive mentorship from ICRH in applying for an Individual Fellowship. More information is available in the attached pdf.
Expressions of interest should be sent via email to Dr. Katrina... more»
February 21, 2019
Women Deliver is the world’s largest conference on gender equality and the health, rights, and wellbeing of girls and women. WD2019 will be taking place from June 3-6, 2019 in Vancouver, Canada. (see more www.wd2019.org)
To help drive a global collective impact agenda, the Menstrual Health Hub (MH Hub) is collecting the concerns and voices of people interested in and working to address and improve menstrual health and hygiene worldwide so that they can be heard at the highest... more»
February 20, 2019
It’s almost here – SheDecides Day 2019 is now only 10 days away!
Excitement is building and all over the world the most amazing plans are falling into place. Friends of SheDecides have already begun to share some of the exciting activities and events that they have planned – and now you can too!
Check out the SheDecides Day event registration page here to upload information about your event, wherever you are. Your event will then show up on this interactive map which will help... more»
February 18, 2019
This February 2019, Reproductive Health Matters (RHM) becomes Sexual and Reproductive Health Matters (SRHM), as it continues to build on 25 years of gender and rights-based research, policy, political analysis and advocacy on sexual and reproductive health and rights.
We wish our name and our organisation to fully embody a comprehensive understanding of sexual and reproductive health and rights that includes sexuality, sexual health, reproductive health, gender and gender diversity and human... more»
February 4, 2019
Minister Kaag voor Buitenlandse Handel en Ontwikkelingssamenwerking gaat een speciale jongerenambassadeur inzetten. Die zal zich namens de minister richten op de vele jongeren die perspectief missen in landen in onder meer de Sahel, de Hoorn van Afrika, het Midden-Oosten en Noord-Afrika.
Kaag kondigde dat vrijdag aan tijdens een diesrede in de Sint Janskerk in Maastricht, waar de Universiteit Maastricht haar 43e verjaardag vierde. Wereldwijd zijn naar schatting ruim 70 miljoen jongeren... more»
January 28, 2019
The Call for Proposals is now available (see full proposal) for the 2nd round of fellowships for early career researchers in sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia to produce policy-relevant evidence on family planning and fertility in cities and towns and their links to urban welfare.
This IUSSP project seeks to link the fields of family planning, fertility and population change with the field of urban development creating a cadre of fellows devoted to the study of these intersections. The... more»
January 17, 2019
On 8 November 2018, Share-Net International organised the roundtable kick-off meeting about the Global Financing Facility (GFF) hosted by Cordaid in The Hague. The objectives of this meeting were (1) to provide more in-depth insights into the GFF mechanism and its implementation; (2) to reflect on key results of GFF and country examples; (3) to create a space for reflections around GFF; and (4) to discuss opportunities for the way forward. This document contains the full report on the... more»
December 20, 2018
The UK government has launched a £200m programme to increase the availability of contraceptives in 27 countries across Africa and Asia, in what has been described as a “landmark” investment.
The women’s integrated sexual health (Wish) programme from the Department for International Development will expand services to young and poorer women, and aims to support an estimated six million couples a year. The International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF) and Marie Stopes International... more»
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 25, 2018
During the AIDS 2018 conference in the RAI in Amsterdam, the Community of Practice on Sexual and Gender Diversity (SGD) of Share-Net Netherlands facilitated a session for visitors of the global village.
When people should focus on love instead of on sexual acts, celebrating sexual and gender diversity would more easily be appreciated worldwide.
Mainstreaming SGD is:
The integration of an SGD perspective in the preparation, design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of internal and... 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»