DFID Research: helping women to protect themselves against HIV

Posted on July 14, 2014 at 10:43 am

In August last year the International Partnership for Microbicides (IPM) received a £15 million award, from the Department for International Development, to be spread over 5 years. The fund was designed to create new HIV prevention technologies and multipurpose prevention ...

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‘Big Push’ To Reduce Maternal Mortality In Uganda And Zambia Enhanced Health Systems But Lacked A Sustainability Plan

Posted on July 14, 2014 at 10:41 am

In the past decade, “big push” global health initiatives financed by international donors have aimed to rapidly reach ambitious health targets in low-income countries. The health system impacts of these efforts are infrequently assessed. Saving Mothers, Giving Life is a ...

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Unmet Need for Contraception: Issues and Challenges

Posted on July 14, 2014 at 10:35 am

Unmet need for contraception has been a central indicator for monitoring the progress of family planning programs for 25 years. The purpose of this article is to provide a broad context for the more focused contributions that follow in this ...

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Women’s perceptions of abortion in their communities: Perspectives from Western Kenya

Posted on July 14, 2014 at 10:32 am

Unsafe abortion in Kenya is a leading cause of maternal morbidity and mortality. In October 2012, we sought to understand the methods married women aged 24– 49 and young, unmarried women aged ≤ 20 used to induce abortion, the providers ...

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