State of the World Population 2015

Posted on December 7, 2015 at 11:47 am

Shelter From The Storm – A transformative agenda for women and girls in a crisis-prone world More than 100 million people are in need of humanitarian assistance—more than at any time since the end of the Second World War. Among ...

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JIAS Special Issue: Sexual and reproductive health and human rights of women living with HIV

Posted on December 7, 2015 at 11:46 am

The contributions in this Supplement from researchers, clinicians, programme managers, policy makers, and women living with HIV demands an important appreciation that the field of sexual and reproductive health and human rights for women living with HIV is complex on ...

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Children & AIDS: Statistical Update

Posted on December 7, 2015 at 11:44 am

At World AIDS Day 2015, UNICEF issued the Children & AIDS statistical update: http://childrenandaids.org/situation

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On the Fast-Track to end AIDS by 2030: Focus on location and population

Posted on December 7, 2015 at 11:41 am

Within the pages of this World AIDS Day report, Focus on location and population, are more than 50 examples of how countries are getting on the Fast-Track. It shows how governments are working with community groups and international partners to scale up ...

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Sexual & Gender-based Violence: Baseline Findings

Posted on December 7, 2015 at 11:36 am

The Adolescent Girls Empowerment Program (AGEP) is a program for girls ages 10-19 in rural and urban Zambia that aims to find the best ways to improve their social, health, and economic resources. The program involves over 10,000 girls participating ...

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[Film] It’s About the People: Tanzania’s VMMC Program Gets it Right

Posted on December 7, 2015 at 7:25 am

It’s About the People: Tanzania’s VMMC Program Gets it Right, a film by award-winning documentary filmmaker Lisa Russell and narrated by Common in English and Fid Q in Kiswahili, documents USAID’s successful voluntary medical male circumcision program in Tanzania. Tanzania ...

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Acting on the Call: Ending Preventable Child and Maternal Deaths Report

Posted on December 7, 2015 at 6:15 am

Last year, USAID unveiled a roadmap outlining how it plans to support 24 high-priority countries to make sure that children live to celebrate their fifth birthdays and that their mothers live to see them grow. USAID has just released a new report ...

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Global, regional, and national levels and trends in maternal mortality between 1990 and 2015, with scenario-based projections to 2030: a systematic analysis by the UN Maternal Mortality Estimation Inter-Agency Group

Posted on December 7, 2015 at 6:14 am

The Lancet. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(15)00838-7 Background Millennium Development Goal 5 calls for a 75% reduction in the maternal mortality ratio (MMR) between 1990 and 2015. We estimated levels and trends in maternal mortality for 183 countries to assess progress made. Based on MMR ...

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Is AGEP Building Assets for Vulnerable Girls in Zambia? Preliminary Research Findings

Posted on December 7, 2015 at 6:13 am

The Adolescent Girls Empowerment Program (AGEP) is a randomized controlled trial to evaluate a multisectoral program intended to increase girls’ social, health and economic resources. AGEP involves over 10,000 vulnerable girls ages 10–19 in Zambia. The girls participate in weekly ...

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Share-Net Report NGO Stop Aids Fonds, Amsterdam

Posted on December 7, 2015 at 2:26 am

The “Young Investigators NGO Tour” is an initiative of Share-Net International that aims to offer a two-way platform for young investigators (including PhD researchers, Post-docs, researchers within NGOs and institutes) to disseminate their work, as well as for NGO practitioners ...

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