Health state utilities for infertility and subfertility

Posted on May 13, 2019 at 3:29 pm

Health state utility values allow for comparison of treatments across different diseases. Utility values for fertility-impaired health states are currently unavailable. Such values are necessary in order to determine the relative costs-effectiveness of fertility treatments. World-wide, about 15 % of ...

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Gender equity in the health workforce: Analysis of 104 countries

Posted on May 13, 2019 at 3:00 pm

The health and social sector, with its 234 million workers, is one of the biggest and fastest growing employers in the world, particularly of women. Women comprise seven out of ten health and social care workers and contribute US$ 3 ...

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ICPD+25 Shadow Report: Amplifying and accelerating action on young people’s SRHR

Posted on May 13, 2019 at 2:35 pm

Right Here Right Now (RHRN) is a fiveyear programme and global strategic partnership active in ten countries (Bangladesh, Nepal, Indonesia, Pakistan, Kenya, Uganda, Zimbabwe, Senegal, Honduras, Bolivia), and the Caribbean sub-region. Our partnership envisions a world where all young people ...

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Tweede Nationaal Obstetrisch Congres Suriname

Posted on May 9, 2019 at 1:24 pm

Meer dan 150 verloskundigen, gynaecologen, verpleegkundigen namen deel aan het tweede Nationaal Obstetrisch Congres in Paramaribo, Suriname van 11 tot 13 april 2019. Tijdens dit congres werden drie landelijke richtlijnen over ernstige infectie (sepsis), sikkelcelziekte tijdens zwangerschap en postnatale zorg ...

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Sexual health, rights & pleasure: meaningfully engaging the perfect triangle

Posted on May 9, 2019 at 11:33 am

To improve sexual health, even in this charged political moment, necessitates going beyond biomedical approaches, and requires meaningfully addressing sexual rights and sexual pleasure. A world where positive intersections between sexual health, sexual rights and sexual pleasure are reinforced in ...

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Community‐based father education intervention on breastfeeding practice—Results of a quasi‐experimental study

Posted on May 6, 2019 at 10:44 am

Although the benefits of breastfeeding are well‐documented, little is known about how best to encourage fathers to support breastfeeding. A quasi‐experimental study of a community‐based intervention was designed to examine whether health education to promote fathers’ involvement in supporting women ...

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Food insecurity linked with intimate partner violence in Nepal

Posted on May 6, 2019 at 10:23 am

Intimate partner violence (IPV) is an important global health concern, having been linked with a wide range of poor mental and physical health outcomes. There are many community and household-level factors associated with IPV, but there has not yet been ...

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Security Council Adopts Resolution Calling upon Belligerents Worldwide to Adopt Concrete Commitments on Ending Sexual Violence in Conflict

Posted on May 2, 2019 at 11:44 am

Members Pass Resolution 2467 (2019) by 13 Votes in Favour, None against, as China, Russian Federation Abstain The Security Council called today upon warring parties around the globe to implement concrete commitments to fight what many speakers described as the ...

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Adopting a gender transformative approach in sexual and reproductive health and rights, and genderbased violence programmes – Rutgers Toolkit

Posted on May 1, 2019 at 9:47 am

During the International Conference on Family Planning (ICFP) in Kigali, Rwanda, today, Rutgers launches its toolkit on gender transformative approaches (GTA). A first edition was handed to Renet van der Waals of the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs by Ton ...

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From ‘consent football’ to ‘pin the organ on the body’: sex education around the world

Posted on April 30, 2019 at 3:13 pm

Adults have long been squeamish over talking to children about sex. We have a history of complicated and conflicting attitudes: sex has been seen as simultaneously joyous and desirable (so long as it is between a young couple after marriage ...

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