Category Archives: Sexual & Reproductive Health

Responding to children and adolescents who have been sexually abused

WHO clinical guidelines by Claudia Garcia-Moreno, Avni Amin, Megin Reijnders et al. World Health Organization 2017 86 pp. 904 kB http://apps.who.int/iris/bitstream/10665/259270/1/9789241550147-eng.pdf?ua=1 WHO has published these new clinical guidelines aimed at helping front-line health workers, primarily from low resource settings, in … Continue reading

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On the pace of fertility decline in sub-Saharan Africa

by David Shapiro and Andrew Hinde Demographic Research, Vol. 37, pp. 1327,1338, Published 24 October 2017 14 pp. 333 kB https://www.demographic-research.org/volumes/vol37/40/37-40.pdf The data shows clearly that fertility decline in sub-Saharan Africa, still at a comparatively early stage, has been considerably … Continue reading

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Digital Health for Systems: Strengthening Family Planning Systems Through Time and Resource Efficiencies

by Nicole Ippoliti, Trinity Zan, Margaret D’Adamo et al. High-Impact Practices in Family Planning (HIPs), 2017 8 pp. 782 kB https://www.fphighimpactpractices.org/wp- content/uploads/2017/09/DigitalHealthForSystems.pdf This new HIP brief summarizes the experience and evidence for the most commonly used digital health technologies aimed … Continue reading

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Knowledge and quality of adolescents reproductive health communication between parents and their adolescents children in Ibadan, Nigeria

by Musibau A. Titiloye and Ademola J. Ajuwon Journal of Public Health in Africa 2017; Volume 8:688 8 pp. 681 kB http://publichealthinafrica.org/index.php/jphia/article/download/688/339 Parents need to take a more proactive role in encouraging healthy sexual development in adolescents, this new study … Continue reading

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The End of HESP-News Briefing and RSS Feed

Dear colleagues, 20 years ago “Deutsche Gesellschaft für Technische Zusammenarbeit” (GTZ) made use of the upcoming electronic communication by starting a Newsletter called “Health, Population, and Nutrition (HPN) – News & Notes” mainly for Information exchange between headquarters and its … Continue reading

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Family Planning in the Context of Latin America’s Universal Health Coverage Agenda

by Thomas Fagan, Arin Dutta, James Rosen et al. Global Health: Science and Practice September 2017, 5(3):382-398 17 pp. 1.2 MB http://www.ghspjournal.org/content/5/3/382.full-text.pdf Latin American countries have expanded family planning along with universal health coverage (UHC). Leveraging UHC-oriented schemes to sustain … Continue reading

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High-Impact Practices in Family Planning (HIP) – Family Planning and Immunization Integration: Reaching postpartum women with family planning services

by Kate Rademacher, Chelsea Cooper, Moazzam Ali et al. Abt Associates, EngenderHealth, FHI 360 et al., 2013 8 pp. 1.0 MB http://www.fphighimpactpractices.org/wp- content/uploads/2017/06/FamilyPlanningImmunizationIntegration.pdf This brief focuses primarily on deliberate efforts to integrate family planning and immunization services, rather than on … Continue reading

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Seventeen Ways to End FGM/C: Lessons from the field

by Nafissatou J. Diop, Mar Jubero, Berhanu Legesse et al. UNFPA-UNICEF Joint Programme on Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting, July 2017 80 pp. 4.5 MB http://www.unfpa.org/sites/default/files/pub-pdf/17ways-web.pdf The 2016 Annual Report for the UNFPA-UNICEF Joint Programme on Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting provides two perspectives: … Continue reading

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Tackling the Rise of Drug-Resistant Gonorrhea

Partnership to develop new drug Global Antibiotic Research and Development Partnership (GARDP), Entasis and Drugs for Neglected Diseases initiative (DNDi), July 2017 4 pp. 971 kB https://www.gardp.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/Gonorrhea_Brief_July_2017.pdf The spread and incidence of drug-resistant gonorrhea is rapidly outpacing the development of … Continue reading

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Vacancy: Senior expert in Sexual and Reproductive Health

The Swiss Centre for International Health (SCIH) of the Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute (TPH) https://www.swisstph.ch/en/about/scih/ conducts consultancy, project management, training and applied research work in international health. The Swiss TPH is currently seeking applications for the following Position: … Continue reading

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