Undetectable = Untransmittable: Public Health and HIV Viral Load Suppression

Posted on September 21, 2018 at 4:27 pm

Twenty years of evidence demonstrates that HIV treatment is highly effective in reducing the transmission of HIV. People living with HIV on antiretroviral therapy who have an undetectable level of HIV in their blood have a negligible risk of transmitting ...

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Key Messages from ‘Debriefing the 22nd AIDS conference’

Posted on September 18, 2018 at 2:26 pm

Introduction Share-Net Netherlands, AFEW International and Aidsfonds organised this debriefing for members and beyond to reflect on three key topics: 1.) Eastern Europe and Central Asia region; 2) Cures and Treatment and 3.) Funding. Furthermore, there was the opportunity to ...

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Blog Series: Menstruation Norms in Nepal and Beyond

Posted on September 17, 2018 at 1:21 pm

Recently, Nepal has received a lot of attention from the international community due to a New York Times article on Chhaupadi – the practice of isolating menstruating women and girls – and social taboos around menstruation. As part of the Fertility Awareness for Community ...

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Assessment of Family Planning Service Availability and Readiness in 10 African Countries

Posted on September 17, 2018 at 1:10 pm

Access to family planning services and appropriate contraceptive methods is crucial for ensuring good health outcomes for women and adolescent girls. The World Health Organization worked with the U.S. Agency for International Development to develop the Service Availability and Readiness ...

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Research Blog: ‘Meaningful Youth Participation – not just a buzz word. How CHOICE for Youth and Sexuality works with MYP inside and out’

Posted on September 13, 2018 at 3:54 pm

MYP is concept that is not widely understood and CHOICE for Youth and Sexuality are here to change that! MYP, or Meaningful Youth Participation simply means that young people can participate in organizations and decision making processes on equal terms ...

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A Reference Guide: Six Practical Tips for Understanding Data on Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting (FGM/C)

Posted on September 13, 2018 at 2:05 pm

The Population Reference Bureau (PRB) is a core partner on the Population Council’s Evidence to End FGM/C: Research to Help Girls and Women Thrive—a UKAID-funded research program to help end female genital mutilation/cutting (FGM/C) within one generation. Their role is ...

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Scaling-Up Pratt Pouch Use in Uganda

Posted on September 13, 2018 at 1:56 pm

Development of a Model for National Scale-up of the Pratt Pouch to Expand Infant Nevirapine Prophylaxis in Uganda, Prevent Mother-to-child Transmission of HIV, and Save Infant Lives Organization: Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF) Organization Location: Washington, DC Annually, 120,000 ...

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“In transition: ensuring the sexual and reproductive health and rights of transgender populations.” A roundtable discussion

Posted on August 30, 2018 at 11:12 am

Abstract This roundtable discussion is the result of a research symposium entitled In Transition: Gender [Identity], Law & Global Health where participants took up the challenge to engage with the question: What will it take to ensure the sexual and reproductive health ...

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Euromapping 2018 report: Global funding for family planning at risk from US withdrawal

Posted on August 30, 2018 at 10:07 am

Brussels, August 29, 2018: The latest Euromapping report on global funding for family planning (FP) and reproductive, maternal, newborn and child health (RMNCH) highlights the US as the world’s leading donor in this field, but that data does not accurately ...

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2018 World Population Data Sheet

Posted on August 29, 2018 at 4:35 pm

The Population Reference Bureau has launched the 2018 World Population Data Sheet and has shared a communications toolkit. The toolkit can be accessed in Dropbox. This toolkit includes key messages, sample social media posts, and graphics for sharing and celebrating ...

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