Report Share-Net Round Table: Promising Practices: Linking Students and NGOs

Posted on February 16, 2016 at 6:19 am

There are indications that student-NGO collaborations are taking off among Share-Net members. This positive development brings up new questions, such as how to regulate such collaborations through a set of guidelines that can be used by NGOs and universities to streamline ...

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Share-Net Report Integrating the SRHR and HIV Response

Posted on February 16, 2016 at 4:50 am

This report was commissioned by Share-Net International to provide background and analysis of the current state of integration and linkage for an expert meeting on sexual and reproductive health and rights and HIV integration to be held in conjunction with ...

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Community-based surveillance of maternal deaths in rural Ghana

Posted on February 11, 2016 at 6:02 am

Objective To examine the feasibility and effectiveness of community-based maternal mortality surveillance in rural Ghana, where most information on maternal deaths usually comes from retrospective surveys and hospital records. Methods In 2013, community-based surveillance volunteers used a modified reproductive age ...

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Evidence Report on Sexuality, Poverty and Law: ‘Leave No One Behind’: Gender, Sexuality and the Sustainable Development Goals

Posted on February 11, 2016 at 5:04 am

In an unprecedented move to eradicate disease, poverty and hunger, world leaders joined together in 2000 to sign into life the hotly contested but broadly agreed upon Millennium Development Goal (MDG) framework (see Annex 1). In 2015, as the MDGs ...

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Onward to 2030: Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights in the Context of the Sustainable Development Goals

Posted on February 11, 2016 at 4:03 am

The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) lay out a new roadmap to improve the lives of people throughout the world over the next 15 years. Sexual and reproductive health and reproductive rights issues are currently featured on the SDG agenda, but opportunities ...

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Ending preventable stillbirths. An Executive Summary for The Lancet’s Series

Posted on February 8, 2016 at 6:07 am

Addressing the epidemic of stillbirths has been recognised as an essential part of the post-2015 sustainable development agenda. This was expressed in the new Global Strategy for Women’s, Children’s and Adolescent’s Health, launched at the UN General Assembly in 2015. ...

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LGBTQ Youth Navigating “Safe” Spaces and Belonging in North America

Posted on February 8, 2016 at 6:05 am

While rainbows and safe space stickers have been a part of health care and school interventions promoting LGBTQ youth health and well-being, little research has been published describing how youth perceive and use the symbol. As part of a larger study ...

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Maternal death audit in Rwanda 2009–2013: a nationwide facility-based retrospective cohort study

Posted on February 8, 2016 at 5:50 am

ABSTRACT Objective: Presenting the results of 5 years of implementing health facility-based maternal death audits in Rwanda, showing maternal death classification, identification of substandard (care) factors that have contributed to death, and conclusive recommendations for quality improvements in maternal and ...

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Hypervisibility: Toward a Conceptualization of LGBTQ Aging

Posted on February 4, 2016 at 5:44 am

There remains a salient need to conceptualize lesbtractian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) aging as an area of study. Although the limited body of theoretical literature in this field has delineated systemic silence or invisibility as a prominent feature ...

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Embracing the Rainbow: LGBTQ Youth Navigating “Safe” Spaces and Belonging in North America

Posted on February 4, 2016 at 5:36 am

While rainbows and safe space stickers have been a part of health care and school interventions promoting LGBTQ youth health and well-being, little research has been published describing how youth perceive and use the symbol. As part of a larger study ...

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