New twinning project between the Royal Dutch Organisation of Midwives (KNOV) and the Icelandic Midwives Association (LMFÍ): Twinning up North!

Posted on February 7, 2018 at 8:27 am

For the next three years KNOV will be twinning with the Icelandic Midwives Association (LMFÍ). The organisations face similar challenges and aim to strengthen their midwives by teaching them transformative leadership skills in order to contribute towards midwifery-led care in ...

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YouTube censors lifesaving abortion information

Posted on January 16, 2018 at 8:59 am

YouTube removed the video channels from Women on Waves and Women on Web. Both channels contained animations with lifesaving information about safe and effective ways to do an abortion with medicines. By censoring information on safe abortion, YouTube may contribute ...

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International technical guidance on sexuality education. An evidence informed Approach

Posted on January 16, 2018 at 8:46 am

Comprehensive sexuality education (CSE) plays a central role in the preparation of young people for a safe, productive, fulfilling life in a world where HIV and AIDS, sexually transmitted infections (STIs), unintended pregnancies, gender-based violence (GBV) and gender inequality still ...

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Who Meets the Contraceptive Needs of Young Women in SubSaharan Africa?

Posted on January 15, 2018 at 11:09 am

It is critical to address unwanted pregnancy among young women in sub-Saharan Africa, a region with one of the highest adolescent pregnancy rates and the lowest rates of family planning (FP) use [1]. Amidst increasing calls to prioritize adolescents’ contraceptive ...

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Using an Innovative Knowledge Translation Platform to Inform HIV/AIDS Programming for Women and Girls

Posted on January 4, 2018 at 8:46 am

It is clear that public health policies and programs to address HIV and AIDS should be informed by evidence (Piot, 2015); what is less clear is how to ensure that policy makers and other stakeholders have access to the relevant ...

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First global sexual and reproductive health service package for men and adolescent boys

Posted on December 18, 2017 at 10:35 am

Growing a moustache during the month of November has become common in many countries to raise awareness of men’s health issues. Along with ‘Movember’, World Vasectomy Day (17 November) and International Men’s Day (19 November) are other awareness days in ...

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Join the MPT development collaboration!

Posted on December 12, 2017 at 1:19 pm

To support the advancement of a robust pipeline of diverse and effective multipurpose prevention technology (MPT) products serving the broad sexual and reproductive health (SRH) needs of women, the Initiative for MPTs (IMPT) – a product neutral, global collaboration that ...

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International AIDS Conference 2018: Practical Information

Posted on December 4, 2017 at 12:38 pm

Registration: If you would like to register for the conference and pay by bank transfer, please click here. Group registration is only applicable to the registration of five people or more. The company or organization requesting a group registration must nominate one ...

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Call for application: AIDS 2018 Abstract support

Posted on December 4, 2017 at 11:25 am

Amsterdam Youth Force, Eurasian Harm Reduction Association (EHRA) and AFEW International invite applicants from Eastern Europe and Central Asia region (EECA) to submit drafts abstracts for XXII International AIDS Conference 2018 in Amsterdam (AIDS 2018) to board panel of experts for review.  ...

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Amsterdam Youth Force in the run up to AIDS2018 – Volunteers and Digital consultation

Posted on December 4, 2017 at 10:42 am

The Amsterdam Youth Force is organising a digital consultation in the run-up to AIDS2018. AIDS2018 will be an important event in the road to fulfilling the SDG goal of ending the AIDS epidemic by 2030. Therefore it is crucial that young ...

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