Share-Net Report Thematic Meeting Contraception & Abortion

Posted on June 9, 2017 at 2:14 pm

Share-Net Netherlands organized a Thematic Meeting on Contraception & Abortion together with its respective working group on the 23rd of May 2017. During this thematic meeting, participants gained insights in the present political and funding climate for contraception and abortion and

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The Impact of U.S. International Family Planning Assistance

Posted on June 2, 2017 at 11:34 am

The United States—through its Agency for International Development (USAID)—has long been a global leader in enabling women’s access to contraceptive services in the world’s poorest countries. Empowering women with control over their own fertility yields benefits for them, their children

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Online Abortion Service Women on Web: a vital alternative.

Posted on May 22, 2017 at 4:12 pm

Online abortion service offers vital alternative to unsafe methods to end pregnancy Results support growing calls for reform of highly restrictive abortion laws Early medical abortion using online telemedicine offers a highly effective alternative to unsafe methods to end a

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Recent developments have made female permanent contraception an increasingly attractive option, and pregnant women in particular ought to be counselled about it

Posted on May 22, 2017 at 2:25 pm

Background Background: Despite the increased prevalence of reversible contraception, global unintended pregnancy rates are stable. Mistakes, method failures, side effects, alcohol, stock-outs, fears, costs, delays, myths, religious interference, doctors with other priorities, traditions and lack of health professionals may all

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Determinants of modern contraceptive use among sexually active men in Kenya

Posted on May 10, 2017 at 12:10 pm

Abstract Background: Research in Kenya has focussed on family planning from women’s perspectives, with the aim of helping reduce the burden of unintended pregnancies. As such, the determinants of modern contraceptive use among sexually active women are well documented. However,

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Medical Eligibility Criteria for Contraceptive Use

Posted on March 22, 2017 at 7:28 pm

 Overview This document is part of the process for improving the quality of care in family planning. Medical eligibility criteria for contraceptive use (MEC), the first edition of which was published in 1996, presents current WHO guidance on the safety

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Report Technical Meeting on Hormonal Contraception in MPTs

Posted on March 1, 2017 at 4:22 pm

The Initiative for Multipurpose Prevention Technologies (IMPT) is a product neutral, global collaboration that advances the development of MPTs to address the interlinked risks of unintended pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections (STIs), including HIV. Comprised of members from across disciplines

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Side-by-Side Comparison of the Global Gag Rule Memoranda under different US Government Administrations

Posted on February 8, 2017 at 3:39 pm

PAI has put together a chart to visualize our analysis of the potential implications of the January 23, 2017 presidential memorandum expanding the Global Gag Rule to all “global health assistance furnished by all departments and agencies” of the U.S.

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Share-Net Report Key Takeaways: ANSER Conference

Posted on February 1, 2017 at 8:52 pm

Latest global research findings on SRHR presented and discussed at first ANSER Conference  On 1 and 2 December  2016, the Academic Network for Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights Policy organised its first international conference in Gent. The ANSER conference

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Four new projects on Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights in Bangladesh – NWO-WOTRO

Posted on January 30, 2017 at 6:47 am

NWO-WOTRO Science for Global Development has recently awarded funding to four more projects within the research programme Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR), that focuses on Bangladesh and Burundi. With these four projects 1.4 million euros will be invested

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