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»
January 7, 2019
The PRB is now accepting applications to their Family Planning Advocacy Resource Hub. We invite applications from family planning organizations with existing advocacy or policy work who are interested in enhancing their advocacy efforts with data-rich, visually compelling, and actionable communications materials.As part of the Empowering Evidence-Driven Advocacy (EEDA) Project at PRB, the Family Planning Advocacy Resource Hub will work with partners and develop customized advocacy materials... more»
December 20, 2018
Building on the “No one left behind” principle of the Sustainable Development Goals, and the United Nations’ call on taking coordinated multi-sectoral action to eliminate discrimination in health care, Reproductive Health Matters (RHM) is inviting submissions for a themed issue on “The elimination of stigma and discrimination in sexual and reproductive health care” to be published in October 2019. The objective of the issue is to collate innovative research, programmatic, policy and... more»
December 20, 2018
We are happy to inform you that there are scholarships from the Orange Knowledge Programme (OKP) to study a Masters programme or advanced course at KIT in 2019.
If you are you a health professional from one of the 52 eligible OKP countries we strongly encourage you to explore this interesting opportunity. See below for more information.
KIT Royal Tropical Institute offers an inspiring environment where you will meet with like-minded health professionals from all over the world. Our courses... 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 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»