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  • Child Marriage
  • 10.13.15 - (PRESS RELEASE) The United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child has called on the government of Bangladesh to take active measures to end child marriage and to improve access to adolescent friendly health services. (reproductiverights.org)
  • In 2013, the Center issued the report Child Marriage in South Asia: Stop the Impunity examining the human rights implications of child marriage, which subjects girls to heinous abuses, including domestic violence and marital rape, placing their reproductive health and survival at serious risk. (reproductiverights.org)
  • AIDS
  • Sexual and reproductive health care providers in the United States have traditionally served women and, with the spread of HIV and AIDS, men who have sex with men. (guttmacher.org)
  • First, men who have sex with women are not perceived as the primary population at risk for the two highest-priority sexual and reproductive health issues: unplanned pregnancy and HIV and AIDS. (guttmacher.org)
  • Under this grant, ATBEF is providing information to men and women of childbearing age in at least 20 localities that do not have facilities that offer information on family planning and issues of reproductive health and HIV/AIDS such as: contraceptive methods, the dangers of frequent pregnancies, fibroids, and the importance of antenatal care or integrated treatment. (msh.org)
  • In a Huffington Post " Global Motherhood " opinion piece, Ambassador Eric Goosby, head of the U.S. State Department's Office of Global Health Diplomacy and the U.S. global AIDS coordinator, and UNAIDS Executive Director Michel SidibĂ© discuss progress (.pdf) made on the "Global Plan towards the elimination of new HIV infections among children by 2015 and keeping their mothers alive" (Global Plan). (thebody.com)
  • The new project builds on and is part of the SHOPS five-year global initiative to increase the availability, improve the quality of and expand coverage for essential health services in family planning and reproductive health, maternal and child health, and HIV/AIDS, through the private sector. (abtassociates.com)
  • In addition, information gatekeepers, both formal and informal, should be empowered with knowledge about sexual and reproductive health, including HIV and AIDS. (hindawi.com)
  • Finally, there is a need to coordinate the flow of reproductive health, HIV, and AIDS information between Malawi Ministry of Health and formal and informal organizations. (hindawi.com)
  • Integrating HIV with sexual and reproductive health and rights makes smart sense," said Julitta Onabanjo, Regional Director of UNFPA East and Southern Africa, during an event on the importance of linking the two held today during the United Nations General Assembly High-Level Meeting on Ending AIDS . (unfpa.org)
  • adolescents do not
  • The least important characteristics included youth-only service, youth involvement and young staff, suggesting that adolescents do not prioritise stand-alone youth services such as youth centres, or necessarily need arrangements particular to youth such as youth involvement. (popcouncil.org)
  • antiretroviral therapy
  • During the first three years of implementing the Global Plan, we have seen a tremendous increase in the percentage of women in the priority countries receiving [antiretroviral therapy (ART)] for their own health as part of [prevention of mother-to-child transmission (PMTCT)] programs," they write, noting, "Another important achievement of the Global Plan has been the adoption of task-shifting policies allowing nurses to initiate ART for eligible pregnant women. (thebody.com)
  • With the advent of antiretroviral therapy (ART/ARV), worldwide health improvements have occurred over the last decades and the result has been a dramatic reduction in HIV-related morbidity and mortality, and improvements in quality of life [ 2 - 5 ]. (hindawi.com)
  • UNITED NATIONS, New York/Nkhata Bay, Malawi - Five years ago, people living with HIV could only receive HIV services and antiretroviral therapy (ARV) at Mzenga Health Centre in Malawi's Nkhata Bay district on Tuesdays. (unfpa.org)
  • practices
  • Or, attitudes towards "masculinity" may result in some men continuing sexual practices that affect their own health and endanger the health and lives of their families. (msh.org)
  • Assessing
  • The results can be used to identify a core set of indicators that can be incorporated into a framework for assessing youth-friendly sexual and reproductive health services. (springer.com)
  • This edition of The Manager shows how awareness of gender issues can improve the design, management, and delivery of health services, and takes you step by step through the process of assessing the influence of gender on organizational management. (msh.org)
  • contraceptives
  • In addition, New York law requires that health insurers provide coverage for contraceptives and preventive care and screenings without co-pays, coinsurance, or deductibles. (ny.gov)
  • heterosexual
  • Based on provider interviews, the study describes the gender and privacy issues that arise when treating heterosexual couples in health services and highlights the dynamics between each member of the couple and the service provider in the case of STI diagnosis. (thefreelibrary.com)
  • Decisions
  • Due to lack of social and economic empowerment, they bow down to the decisions of their husband, in-laws and other elderlies and jeopardize their reproductive health. (thedailystar.net)
  • With a broader spectrum of reproductive options available to PLWH, evidence emerging from research conducted in developing countries indicates that ART may encourage PLWH receiving treatment to reconsider their reproductive decisions such as getting married and having children [ 2 , 4 , 5 , 9 ]. (hindawi.com)
  • Associates
  • Hoag has referral relationships with well-established and highly regarded community partners such as Family Planning Associates, Planned Parenthood, and UCI Women's Options and provides facilitated communications with care coordinators at these facilities through Hoag's Personal Service Team (800-400-HOAG). (hoag.org)
  • Abt Associates, a global research and program implementation firm, has been awarded a $15.4 million project to improve private sector clinic-based family planning and reproductive health services in Nigeria. (abtassociates.com)
  • Abt Associates is a mission-driven, global leader in research and program implementation in the fields of health, social and environmental policy, and international development. (abtassociates.com)
  • organization
  • As the leading organization dedicated to the health of adolescents and young adults, SAHM offers specific, important recommendations for parents and caregivers, youth-serving professionals in schools and communities, healthcare providers and systems, researchers, and policy makers on how best to promote and support the sexual and reproductive health education of all young people. (adolescenthealth.org)
  • The Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine is a multidisciplinary organization of health professionals who are committed to advancing the health and well-being of adolescents. (adolescenthealth.org)
  • Filling the need for trusted information on national health issues, the Kaiser Family Foundation is a nonprofit organization based in Menlo Park, California. (kff.org)
  • As the number of men using the services began to rise dramatically, health providers were confronted with new issues related to quality of care, gender, and users' right to privacy that had to be dealt with systematically throughout the organization, not just on an ad-hoc basis. (thefreelibrary.com)
  • main
  • We suggest three main areas for primary intervention: services must be located closer to their communities and integrated with existing antiretroviral services. (hindawi.com)