Investing in health systems for universal health coverage in Africa

Posted on November 13, 2014 at 8:23 am

Abstract Background This study focused on the 47 Member States of the World Health Organization (WHO) African Region. The specific objectives were to prepare a synthesis on the situation of health systems’ components, to analyse the correlation between the interventions ...

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Advancing the sexual and reproductive health and human rights of women beyond 2015

Posted on November 13, 2014 at 8:18 am

Poor sexual and reproductive health (SRH) is a major impediment to global health and economic development. Many women and girls in resource–poor settings face multiple and unique obstacles to services, including lack of access to health services, fragile health systems, ...

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Tools and Tactics for the LGBTI Community in Sub-Saharan Africa

Posted on November 4, 2014 at 10:22 am

This guide aims to further integrate digital security into the context of particular communities and human rights defenders. The guide explores common threats, such as entrapment, extortion, harassment, and unauthorised access to devices, and links to the tools and tactics ...

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ICPD Global Review Report

Posted on November 4, 2014 at 10:14 am

An ICPD Landmark The Framework of Actions for the follow-up to the Programme of Action of the ICPD Beyond 2014 (also known as Global Review Report) is the culmination of a landmark UN review of progress, gaps, challenges and emerging ...

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Positively False – Birth of a Heresy

Posted on November 4, 2014 at 10:09 am

“Positively False – Birth of a Heresy traces the challenge over the past 25 years to the scientific orthodoxy which maintains that HIV is the cause of AIDS. Joan Shenton reaches back to 1987 through her extensive archive of broadcast ...

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Share-Net Report 3rd Annual Meeting: “Linking Research, Policy and Practice – Students and NGOs

Posted on November 4, 2014 at 9:54 am

Please find attached the report of the Annual Meeting: ‘Linking Research, Policy and Practice – students and NGOs’ which Share-Net organised October 9th 2014. Presentations where held by Master students of our University members, which can also be found in the attachments. For ...

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Report Share-Net Session: Engaging health workers to reach vulnerable groups. NVTG congress: Engaging communities in sickness and health: something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue

Posted on November 4, 2014 at 8:45 am

Please find attached the report of the session that Share-Net organised at the NvTG congress, October 22nd 2014. Besides the report, you can also find the presentations that were held. For more information, please contact Publication file:  2014-10-28 Report ...

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Webinar recording: Drug Use and Harm Reduction among MSM

Posted on November 3, 2014 at 10:59 am

Recording Available Here Presented by the Global Forum on MSM & HIV (MSMGF) in partnership with Anova Health Institute and Mainline, this webinar focuses on drug use and harm reduction among men who have sex with men (MSM). The webinar ...

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Good on paper: the gap between programme theory and real-world context in Pakistan’s Community Midwife programme

Posted on November 3, 2014 at 10:57 am

To understand why skilled birth attendance—an acknowledged strategy for reducing maternal deaths—has been effective in some settings but is failing in Pakistan and to demonstrate the value of a theory-driven approach to evaluating implementation of maternal healthcare interventions. Author: Mumtaz, ...

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