Provision of harm-reduction services to limit unsafe abortion in Tanzania

Posted on October 30, 2017 at 9:38 am

The objective of this article is to investigate the feasibility of providing harm-reduction services to reduce unsafe abortion in Tanzania. Methods A cross-sectional study was conducted among 110 women who received harm-reduction counseling at a public health center in Dar ...

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Share-Net Netherlands members meet representatives Marie Stopes International

Posted on October 24, 2017 at 5:15 pm

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 ...

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Worlds Apart: Reproductive health and rights in an age of inequality

Posted on October 24, 2017 at 10:43 am

In today’s world, gaps in wealth have grown shockingly wide. Billions of people linger at the bottom, denied their human rights and prospects for a better life. At the top, resources and privileges accrue at explosive rates, pushing the world ...

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Contraception as an antidote to high mortality rate

Posted on October 16, 2017 at 12:43 pm

Sex is a pleasurable act that is enjoyed by two partners, usually male and female. Traditionally, sex and sexual acts are reserved for two mature adults in a committed relationship, preferably a marriage. One of the main functions of sexual ...

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Freedom of Choice: A Youth Activist’s Guide to Safe Abortion Advocacy Training Manual

Posted on October 9, 2017 at 11:07 am

Freedom of Choice: A Youth Activist’s Guide to Safe Abortion Advocacy (Training Manual) provides tools for running training workshops to develop and enhance activists’ capacity to advocate for safe abortion based on the information provided in the Freedom of Choice: ...

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Factors influencing contraceptive use and non-use among women of advanced reproductive age in Nigeria

Posted on October 2, 2017 at 8:46 am

Find about Bola Lukman Solanke’s research about Factors influencing contraceptive use and non-use among women of advanced reproductive age in Nigeria. Background Factors influencing contraceptive use and non-use among women of advanced reproductive age have been insufficiently researched in Nigeria. This study examines factors ...

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Twelve-month contraceptive continuation among women initiating short- and long- acting reversible contraceptives in North Kivu, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Posted on September 18, 2017 at 1:33 pm

Context Despite the inclusion of sexual and reproductive health (SRH) services in the minimum standards of health care in humanitarian settings, access to SRH services, and especially to contraception, is often compromised in war. Very little is known about continuation ...

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Can community health workers play a greater role in increasing access to medical abortion services? A qualitative study

Posted on August 28, 2017 at 7:45 am

Despite being legally available in India since 1971, barriers to safe and legal abortion remain, and unsafe and/or illegal abortion continues to be a problem. Community health workers have been involved in improving access to health information and care for ...

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Policy Briefing: The GGR and its impacts

Posted on August 24, 2017 at 7:51 am

A briefing to state IPPF’s position on the Trump administration’s expanded Global Gag Rule (GGR), consider the early impacts of the GGR and situate the GGR within a larger global context. The International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF) is a global ...

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‘I am all alone’: factors influencing the provision of termination of pregnancy services in two South African provinces

Posted on August 22, 2017 at 10:09 am

Globally, universal access to sexual and reproductive health care services has been re-emphasised. One-third of maternal deaths could be averted by improving access to safe abortion services. Anecdotal evidence suggests that the implementation of the Choice of Termination of Pregnancy ...

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