Pregnancy and HIV disease progression: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Posted on November 13, 2014 at 8:27 am

Objective To assess whether pregnancy accelerates HIV disease progression. Methods Studies comparing progression to HIV-related illness, low CD4 count, AIDS-defining illness, HIV-related death, or any death in HIV-infected pregnant and non-pregnant women were included. Relative risks (RR) for each outcome ...

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FP2020 Partnership in Progress: 2013–2014

Posted on November 13, 2014 at 8:21 am

Partnership in Progress details accomplishments over the two years since the 2012 London Summit on Family Planning, including new estimates on the additional number of women and girls using modern contraception, trends in donor funding, triumphs in policy and advances ...

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Ministerial Commitment on comprehensive sexuality education and sexual and reproductive health services for adolescents and young people in Eastern and Southern African

Posted on November 6, 2014 at 9:40 am

In late 2011, under the leadership of UNAIDS and with the support of the Regional Economic Communities (EAC and SADC), the UN initiated a process that aimed to develop and implement a commitment around the needs and rights of young ...

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Family Life and HIV Education for Junior Secondary Schools: Students’ Handbook, 2nd Edition

Posted on November 4, 2014 at 11:08 am

This handbook aims to empower young people with the knowledge and skills to live happy and healthy lives. It provides answers to many of the questions young people usually have about the physical and emotional issues they face during adolescence. ...

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New FP2020 Report Shows More Women and Girls Have Access to Contraceptives in the World’s Poorest Countries

Posted on November 4, 2014 at 10:29 am

Two years after the London Summit on Family Planning, funding for family planning programmes and the number of women and girls using modern contraception has increased significantly. London, 3 November, 2014: Today, Family Planning 2020 (FP2020) released its second progress ...

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Family Life and HIV Education for Junior Secondary Schools: Students’ Handbook, 2nd Edition

Posted on November 4, 2014 at 10:27 am

This handbook aims to empower young people with the knowledge and skills to live happy and healthy lives. It provides answers to many of the questions young people usually have about the physical and emotional issues they face during adolescence. ...

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Abortion Worldwide: 20 Years Of Reform

Posted on November 4, 2014 at 10:18 am

Abortion Worldwide: 20 Years of Reform provides a comprehensive overview of abortion law reforms in countries across the globe since ICPD, demonstrating that more than 30 countries have liberalized their abortion laws, expanding the grounds under which women can legally ...

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Knowledge, Attitude, Practice, and Determinants Emergency Contraceptive Use among Women Seeking Abortion Services in Dire Dawa, Ethiopia

Posted on November 3, 2014 at 10:36 am

Background: Unplanned pregnancy from casual sex, unplanned sexual activity, and sexual violence are increasing. Emergency Contraceptives (EC) are used to prevent unplanned pregnancies thereby preventing the occurrence and consequences of unplanned pregnancy. Emergency contraception is widely available in Ethiopia particularly ...

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MULTIPURPOSE PREVENTION TECHNOLOGIES COULD SIGNIFICANTLY BOOST WOMEN’S SEXUAL AND REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH

Posted on November 3, 2014 at 10:34 am

By Preventing Both Unintended Pregnancy and STIs, MPTs Would Fill a Significant Gap New technologies currently under development that can simultaneously prevent pregnancy as well as protect against HIV and other sexually transmitted infections (STIs) have the potential to greatly ...

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Postabortion contraception method mix and uptake in Ipas-supported public health facilities in Ethiopia

Posted on October 20, 2014 at 11:36 am

Objectives: In 2005, the Ethiopian Parliament expanded the indication for legal abortion to reduce maternal mortality from unsafe abortion. Contraceptive uptake postabortion is a key element of quality abortion care to reduce unintended pregnancy. As part of ongoing quality improvement ...

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