SABPP Women’s Report 2014: Work and Women’s Reproductive Health

Posted on August 19, 2014 at 3:49 am

This Report by the South African Board for People Practices focuses on “Work and Women’s Reproductive Health” with six chapters: 1. Women’s reproductive options: Career- and HR implications Prof Anita Bosch 2. Women’s fertility and work Dr Merwyn Jacobson 3. ...

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Scoping literature/ web review of SRHR networks, policies and practices in Jordan

Posted on August 14, 2014 at 11:11 am

This literature/ web search on Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights aims to initiate the process of selecting and identifying a knowledge network or organization in the field of SRHR that can operate as Share-Net Jordan. This search provides insight ...

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Reasons for Contraceptive Nonuse among Women Having Unmet Need for Contraception in Developing Countries

Posted on July 29, 2014 at 11:16 am

Increasing women’s access to modern contraceptive methods alone will not satisfy their unmet need for contraception, according to “Reasons for Contraceptive Nonuse Among Women Having Unmet Need for Contraception in Developing Countries,” a new study by Gilda Sedgh and Rubina ...

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MSMGF New WHO Consolidated Guidelines for Key Populations

Posted on July 29, 2014 at 10:24 am

The World Health Organization (WHO) released the 2014 Consolidated Guidelines on HIV Prevention, Diagnosis, Treatment and Care for Key Populations. The new guidelines combine and harmonize all previous guidance and recommendations on HIV prevention, care, and treatment that apply to ...

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Toll free mobile communication: overcoming barriers in maternal and neonatal emergencies in Rural Bangladesh

Posted on July 29, 2014 at 10:05 am

Background Toll free mobile telephone intervention to support mothers in pregnancy and delivery period was tested in one sub district of Bangladesh. Qualitative research was conducted to measure the changes of mobile phone use in increasing communication for maternal and ...

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Advance distribution of misoprostol for the prevention of postpartum hemorrhage in South Sudan

Posted on July 29, 2014 at 10:03 am

Objective To determine if high uterotonic coverage can be achieved in South Sudan through a facility- and community-focused postpartum hemorrhage (PPH) prevention program. Methods The program was implemented from October 2012 to March 2013. At health facilities, active management of ...

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Newborn health: Everybody’s business

Posted on July 29, 2014 at 10:00 am

Abstract Despite advances in issue-attention and in evidence of what works to save newborn lives (e.g., kangaroo mother care, antenatal corticosteroids, immediate and exclusive breastfeeding), we are still falling short on impact. To advance the unfinished newborn survival agenda, newborns ...

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Knowledge and use of emergency contraception: A multicountry analysis

Posted on July 29, 2014 at 9:47 am

Globally, evidence on knowledge and use of emergency contraception from population-based data is limited, though such information would be helpful in increasing access to the method. We examined knowledge and use of emergency contraception in 45 countries using population-based survey ...

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Using mapping of service delivery sites to increase contraceptive availability in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Posted on July 29, 2014 at 9:46 am

The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) represents one of the greatest demographic challenges of our time. With a natural increase of 2.8% a year, the Sub- Saharan African country’s population of more than 69 million inhabitants will double by ...

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FEMHealth

Posted on July 29, 2014 at 4:20 am

FEMHealth announces the publication of a range of outputs related to their FEMHealth project. These are available in English and in French. FEMHealth is a research project on the role of fee exemption policies in reducing the financial barriers for delivery ...

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