Bridging the Divide: Linking Poverty Eradication, Food Sovereignty and Security, and SRHR

Posted on July 17, 2014 at 11:24 am

The latest ARROW for Change (AFC) bulletin entitled “Bridging the Divide: Linking Poverty Eradication, Food Sovereignty and Security, and Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights” was launched this month. It presents a gender- and rights-based analysis of poverty, food sovereignty ...

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Making the Case for Midwifery: A Toolkit for Using Evidence from the State of the World’s Midwifery 2014 report to Create Policy Change at the Country Level

Posted on July 17, 2014 at 11:19 am

This toolkit, available now in a preliminary draft version in English and French, is designed to enhance the knowledge, skills, and capacity of midwives, and of their national midwifery associations, to conduct advocacy for positive policy change. using evidence published ...

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Demystifying Data: A Guide to Using Evidence to Improve Young People’s Sexual Health and Rights

Posted on July 17, 2014 at 11:07 am

This publication – by Guttmacher Institute and the International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF) – is designed to be a resource for advocates, sexuality educators, young people, service providers and others working to advance the sexual and reproductive health and rights ...

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Success factors for reducing maternal and child mortality

Posted on July 17, 2014 at 10:29 am

Reducing maternal and child mortality is a priority in the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), and will likely remain so after 2015. Evidence exists on the investments, interventions and enabling policies required. Less is understood about why some countries achieve faster ...

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Is there scope for cost savings and efficiency gains in HIV services? A systematic review of the evidence from low- and middle-income countries

Posted on July 17, 2014 at 10:27 am

Objective: To synthesize the data available – on costs, efficiency and economies of scale and scope – for the six basic programmes of the UNAIDS Strategic Investment Framework, to inform those planning the scale-up of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) services in ...

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Share-Net International Update July 2014

Posted on July 17, 2014 at 4:39 am

Over the past weeks there have been significant moves forward in terms of establishing Share-Net in Bangladesh and Burundi. Local consultants were appointed who undertook an agenda setting and mapping exercise in each country. Their findings were documented in country ...

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Share-Net Agenda Setting Report Burundi

Posted on July 17, 2014 at 4:35 am

In this agenda setting mission for SRHR, majority of key players have been interviewed in order to gain better understanding of their main activities, their attitude vis-à-vis the envisioned participation to the Knowledge Platform and their proposals concerning the themes ...

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Initial scoping mission of sexual and reproductive health and rights networks and organizations for Share-Net international: Report on visit to the Royal Netherlands Embassies in Burundi

Posted on July 17, 2014 at 4:33 am

In this mission a first understanding has been developed of the SRHR sector in Burundi and the main players have been identified. In Burundi there is a multinational plan for SRHR , a clear oversight of programmes in operation and ...

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Countdown to 2015 – Fulfilling the Health Agenda for Women and Children: The 2014 Report

Posted on July 17, 2014 at 4:14 am

At the dawn of this new century, the countries of the world agreed on a set of Millennium Development Goals (MDGs)—ambitious and inspired statements of our global commitment to end extreme poverty and meet the needs of the world’s poorest. Improving women’s and children’s health ...

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Initial scoping mission of sexual and reproductive health and rights networks and organizations for Share-Net international: Report visit to the Royal Netherlands Embassy in Bangladesh

Posted on July 15, 2014 at 4:48 am

The short scoping mission to the Royal Netherlands Embassies in  Bangladesh aimed at informing the process of selecting and identifying a knowledge network or organization in the field of SRHR that can operate as Share-Net Bangladesh. In the coming months ...

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