Category Archives: Sexual & Reproductive Health

Family Planning: A Global Handbook for Providers

Updated 3rd Edition 2018 Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health/Center for Communication Programs and World Health Organization, 2018 460 pp. 8.1 MB http://apps.who.int/iris/bitstream/10665/260156/1/9780999203705-eng.pdf?ua=1 The 2018 edition of the Handbook includes new WHO recommendations that expand contraceptive choices. Also, guidance … Continue reading

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Humanitarian crises: advancing sexual and reproductive health and rights

Reproductive Health Matters, Volume 25, 2017 Issue 51, Suppl. Access all articles for free at: http://tandfonline.com/toc/zrhm20/25/51?nav=tocList The articles published in this journal issue cover a range of topics such as safe abortion care, gender-based violence, sexual violence against men and … Continue reading

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FP2020 The Way Ahead 2016 – 2017

by FP2020Global, 2017 187 pp. 5.2 MB http://progress.familyplanning2020.org/user/data/resources/download/FP2020_Progre ssReport_PRINT_Single_LoRes.pdf FP2020 is built on the premise that the life-changing benefits of modern contraception should be available everywhere in the world. The vision that draws them forward is of a future where … Continue reading

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Health Policy and Planning Supplement: Achieving integration for stronger health systems: lessons from integrating sexual & reproductive health and HIV services

Health Policy and Planning, Vol. 32, Issue suppl_4, 1 November 2017 Access all articles for free at: https://academic.oup.com/heapol/issue/32/suppl_4 The articles in this Supplement clearly illustrate that any focus on integrating health services needs to include a broader systems-wide, people-centred approach … Continue reading

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Sexual Violence Against Men and Boys in the Syria Crisis

by Sarah Chynoweth United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), October 2017 82 pp. 6.2 MB https://data2.unhcr.org/es/documents/download/60864#_ga=2.216096789.240739217. 1512815235-924296520.1512815235 The study into sexual violence against men and boys in the Syria crisis indicates that this violence may be far more widespread … Continue reading

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FP2020 The Way Ahead 2016–2017

Family Planning 2020 187 pp. 5.3 MB http://progress.familyplanning2020.org/user/data/resources/download/FP2020_Progre ssReport_PRINT_Single_LoRes.pdf This report includes a step-by-step overview of how FP2020 countries, donors, and partners work together to implement programs that are grounded in human rights principles, based on evidence and data, and … Continue reading

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The ‘Dream Team’ for sexual, reproductive, maternal, newborn and adolescent health: an adjusted service target model to estimate the ideal mix of health care professionals to cover population need

by Petra ten Hoope-Bender, Andrea Nove, Laura Sochas et al. Human Resources for Health, 2017 15:46 – Published: 4 July 2017 17 pp. 1.2 MB https://human-resources-health.biomedcentral.com/track/pdf/10.1186/s12960-017-0221-4?site=human-resources-health.biomedcentral.com There is a need to move beyond universal benchmarks for sexual, reproductive, maternal, newborn … Continue reading

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Assessment of the Retail Environment of Male Condoms in Kenya, Nigeria, South Africa, Zambia, and Zimbabwe

by Ramakrishnan Ganesan Strengthening High Impact Interventions for an AIDS-free Generation (AIDSFree) Project, October 2017 28 pp. 407 kB https://aidsfree.usaid.gov/sites/default/files/2017.10.25_af-retail-env- condoms-rep.pdf This assessment aims to describe the size and value of the current and potential market for condoms in the … Continue reading

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A Familiar Face: Violence in the lives of children and adolescents

by Claudia Cappa, Nicole Petrowski, Laurence Chandy et al. United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), November 2017 100 pp. 4.6 MB https://www.unicef.org/publications/files/Violence_in_the_lives_of_children_and_adol escents.pdf This report presents the most current data on four specific forms of violence – violent discipline and exposure … Continue reading

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Medical Abortion Reference Guide: Induced abortion and postabortion care at or after 13 weeks gestation

by A. Edelman & A. Mark Ipas, October, 2017 64 pp. 789 kB http://www.ipas.org/~/media/Files/Ipas%20Publications/MASTRE17.ashx This reference guide provides information and recommendations based on evidence for medical abortion at or after 13 weeks gestation, sometimes called induction abortion or termination in … Continue reading

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