Report 9th Annual PopPov Conference on Population, Reproductive Health, and Economic Development

Posted on July 2, 2015 at 10:19 am

In June 2015, the Population and Poverty Research Initiative (PopPov) hosted its 9th Annual Conference on Population, Reproductive Health, and Economic Development, where researchers presented ongoing and completed research results which address important issues at the intersection of population, reproductive health ...

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Share-Net Operations Research Meeting 2015

Posted on June 29, 2015 at 10:29 am

Documents and resources from the Share-Net Operations Research Meeting 2015: – Presentation Simavi: Study on maternal health rights and accountability in Northern Malawi – Presentation Share-Net: Operational Research Meeting Publication files: PPT Data & Evidence 3 – presentation Danny de Vries Presentation ...

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Helping Babies Breathe: Lessons learned guiding the way forward

Posted on June 22, 2015 at 6:23 am

The Helping Babies Breathe (HBB) Global Development Alliance (GDA) was established with the goal of achieving a significant reduction in neonatal morbidity and mortality through strengthening the performance of providers who prevent and manage newborn asphyxia in low-resource settings. The ...

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Women and Health: the key for sustainable development

Posted on June 22, 2015 at 6:19 am

Girls’ and women’s health is in transition and, although some aspects of it have improved substantially in the past few decades, there are still important unmet needs. Population ageing and transformations in the social determinants of health have increased the ...

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WHO global strategy on people-centred and integrated health services

Posted on June 22, 2015 at 6:17 am

The WHO global strategy on people-centred and integrated health services represents a call for a fundamental shift in the way health services are funded, managed and delivered. This is urgently needed to meet the challenges being faced nowadays by health ...

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Diversity in Human Sexuality: Implications for Policy in Africa.

Posted on June 19, 2015 at 7:01 am

Partly because those arguing in favour of criminalising sexual and gender diversity have made explicit appeals to science, this report examines the extent to which science supports any of the arguments that proponents of these new laws make. Drawing on ...

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Reporting May 19 Information Session Gender & SRHR in international processes

Posted on June 9, 2015 at 6:45 am

On May 19 Share-Net, WO=MEN and Rutgers organised an information session about gender and SRHR in the international processes (CSW, CPD and Post-2015). Please find the presentations as presented by the organisers, the youth SRHR ambassador and the Ministry of ...

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WHO recommendations on health promotion interventions for maternal and newborn health 2015

Posted on June 9, 2015 at 6:40 am

Overview In 2003 WHO published “Working with individuals, families and communities to improve maternal and newborn health”, known as the IFC Framework, that promotes integrating the health promotion approach set out in the Ottawa Charter into national maternal and newborn health ...

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Association between maternal age at childbirth and child and adult outcomes in the offspring: a prospective study in five low-income and middle-income countries (COHORTS collaboration)

Posted on June 9, 2015 at 6:03 am

Background Both young and advanced maternal age is associated with adverse birth and child outcomes. Few studies have examined these associations in low-income and middle-income countries (LMICs) and none have studied adult outcomes in the offspring. We aimed to examine ...

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A practical guide for engaging with mobile operators in mHealth for RMNCH

Posted on May 29, 2015 at 6:28 am

Awareness is growing of the ways in which mobile health (mHealth) innovations can catalyse the implementation of proven health interventions that target health systems, health facilities, health workers and clients. The World Health Organization (WHO) has played a leading role ...

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