Emerging themes for sensitivity training modules of African healthcare workers attending to men who have sex with men: a systematic review

Posted on March 9, 2015 at 4:16 am

Sensitivity training of front-line African health care workers (HCWs) attending to men who have sex with men (MSM) is actively promoted through national HIV prevention programming in Kenya. Over 970 Kenyan-based HCWs have completed an eight-modular online training free of ...

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Concept Note: Youth friendly health services in multiple perspectives

Posted on March 6, 2015 at 4:59 am

This concept note examines existing standards, guidelines and tools for youth friendly health services (YFHS) with a view to assessing the degree of consensus with regard to the features deemed essential in order for a health service to qualify as ...

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Launch of the Special Supplement to the Journal of Adolescent Health

Posted on February 28, 2015 at 10:42 am

Launch of Special supplement to the Journal of Adolescent Health: Where are we with Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights 20 years after the International Conference on Population and Development The Special Supplement is available on the WHO website. ...

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Global State of Harm Reduction 2014

Posted on February 24, 2015 at 9:06 am

Harm Reduction International is pleased to announce the launch of the fourth edition of the Global State of Harm Reduction. View the data with our interactive Global State of Harm Reduction e-tool. In 2008, Harm Reduction International released the Global ...

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Measuring Client Experiences in Maternity Care under Change: Development of a Questionnaire Based on the WHO Responsiveness Model

Posted on February 24, 2015 at 8:54 am

Abstract Background Maternity care is an integrated care process, which consists of different services, involves different professionals and covers different time windows. To measure performance of maternity care based on clients’ experiences, we developed and validated a questionnaire. Methods and ...

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Countdown to 2015 and beyond: fulfilling the health agenda for women and children

Posted on February 24, 2015 at 8:36 am

The end of 2015 will signal the end of the Millennium Development Goal era, when the world can take stock of what has been achieved. The Countdown to 2015 for Maternal, Newborn, and Child Survival (Countdown) has focused its 2014 ...

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Global Public Health: Special Issue: Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights for the next decades: What’s been achieved? What lies ahead?

Posted on February 24, 2015 at 8:21 am

This Global Public Health Special Issue ‘SRHR for the next decades: What’s been achieved? What lies ahead? ’ assesses progress 20 years after the 1994 International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD), which established the sexual and reproductive health and ...

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BRIDGE: Gender and Food Security Cutting Edge Pack

Posted on February 24, 2015 at 6:27 am

In this pack, BRIDGE makes the case for a new, gender-aware understanding of food security, arguing that partial, apolitical and gender-blind diagnoses of the problem of food and nutrition insecurity is leading to insufficient policy responses and the failure to ...

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Sex Workers Transforming Economic Power to Advance Women’s Rights and Justice: Post-2012 AWID International Forum Innovation Seed Grants

Posted on February 24, 2015 at 6:03 am

This report shares highlights from the four recipients of AWID’s “Innovation Seed Grants” whose projects focused on advancing the rights of sex workers: the Association of Hungarian Sex Workers, Red Umbrella Project (USA), Debolina Dutta in collaboration with sex worker collectives DMSC ...

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I’m Here: Adolescent Girls In Emergencies Report

Posted on February 24, 2015 at 5:44 am

I’m Here: Adolescent Girls in Emergencies is a resource for emergency response staff. It outlines an operational approach and recommendations that can help humanitarian sectors be more accountable to adolescent girls from the start of an emergency. Key rationale, findings and recommendations are based ...

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