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  • women's reproductive rights
  • 2 A second national effort aimed at gaining federal recognition of CPMs was spearheaded in 2009 by the Midwives and Mothers in Action (MAMA) Cam- paign, a collaborative effort by several professional organizations for midwives and "consumer" groups supporting midwives.3 Both of these campaigns have 2 Introduction drawn nationwide public attention to the recent efforts aimed at expanding women's reproductive rights to include access to midwifery care. (xlibx.info)
  • abortion
  • Many midwifery supporters have initially been hesitant to describe their struggle as one for reproductive rights because of associations with feminist efforts for women's choice regarding abortion and contraception. (xlibx.info)
  • recent
  • Recent scholarly and popular books have described midwifery as "a global feminist issue"4 and have positioned the right to birth where and with whom one chooses as a "basic reproductive right. (xlibx.info)
  • power
  • For as much power as politicians have in taking away reproductive rights, individuals have just as much impact and agency in taking steps to protect their health and the health of those around them. (care2.com)
  • World Health Organ
  • By 1999, the World Health Organization (WHO) determined the scientific evidence was then compelling enough to designate combined estrogen-progestogen oral contraceptives as "carcinogenic to humans" (Group 1). (conservapedia.com)
  • Health organizations, including the World Health Organization (WHO), recommend breastfeeding exclusively for six months. (wikipedia.org)
  • 2010 (April): The World Health Organization launched a document that urges the international community to establish new and more ambitious objectives that promote the progress toward the elimination of child HIV for 2015. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 2009, Bloomberg Philanthropies partnered with the World Health Organization to donate $125 million to reduce traffic-related fatalities, and in 2014, it committed an additional $125 million to combat road traffic deaths in low- and middle-income cities. (wikipedia.org)
  • newborn
  • Information about options that can prevent HIV transmission between couples and the newborn (such as antiretroviral medications) will enable health care providers to better counsel and serve couples through their pregnancy planning process. (aidschicago.org)
  • ICM seeks to strengthen member associations and to advance the profession of midwifery globally by promoting autonomous midwives as the most appropriate caregivers for childbearing women and in keeping birth normal, in order to enhance the reproductive health of women, and the health of their newborn and their families. (wikipedia.org)
  • centers
  • Specifically, the funds will be used to train youth about effective community outreach techniques that encourage more young adults to seek information and services at health centers in the states of Oaxaca and Chiapas. (macfound.org)
  • The United States has an active Peace Corps program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Department of Health and Human Servicess, and an Agency for International Development (USAID) mission in Malawi. (wikipedia.org)
  • prevention
  • These initiatives include cutting providers out of a range of public funding streams, including funds intended to support the provision of contraceptive services, sex education, screenings for cervical and breast cancer, and even intimate partner violence prevention. (guttmacher.org)
  • Too few women living in communities with high rates of HIV receive essential HIV prevention and pregnancy planning information and services. (aidschicago.org)
  • The Midwest HIV Pregnancy Planning and Prevention Initiative (MHPPPI) aims to reverse that trend by increasing knowledge about HIV prevention and pregnancy planning for HIV-impacted communities through outreach to women's health care providers and members of the HIV workforce. (aidschicago.org)
  • Funding for MHPPPI is provided through the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Mobilization for Health: National Prevention Partnership Award Program. (aidschicago.org)
  • The project has two distinct aims: First, MHPPPI will enable health care providers to better prevent new HIV infections among women by educating them about the spectrum of prevention tools. (aidschicago.org)
  • Worldwide, the availability of reproductive health (RH) supplies, including contraceptives, medicines for prevention and treatment of sexually transmitted diseases and HIV/AIDS, and medicines to ensure healthy pregnancy and delivery, falls short of current demands. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Regional Initiative for the Elimination of Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV and Congenital Syphilis in Latin America and the Caribbean, also known as the "Elimination Initiative" is a multi-agency effort to integrate the services of prevention and diagnosis of HIV and syphilis within the framework of primary care services, prenatal, sexual, reproductive and family health. (wikipedia.org)
  • For more than 25 years, MTA provided a wide variety of HIV prevention services to youth, as well as services for youth affected by HIV/AIDS in the District of Columbia and the surrounding area. (wikipedia.org)
  • They formed the Washington Area Consortium on HIV/AIDS In Youth (WACHIVIY), and began offering HIV prevention education services to District youth in 1989 under the leadership of Dr. Lawrence (Larry) D'Angelo, Director of the Burgess Clinic at Children's National Medical Center. (wikipedia.org)
  • Beginning in 2012, Bloomberg Philanthropies pledged $16.5 million toward the Obesity Prevention Program, a three-year effort to support public health policies aimed at reducing obesity in Mexico, which has one of the highest rates of obesity in the world. (wikipedia.org)
  • In January 2000 Besser moved to Cape Town, South Africa as a member of the University of Cape Town's Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and as a consultant for the clinical roll-out of Prevention of Mother-to-Child Transmission (PMTCT) services at Groote Schuur Hospital. (wikipedia.org)
  • aids
  • In conjunction with the anniversary, URC is launching a redesigned website, adding new and interactive features, project descriptions, and an extensive library of tools, resources, and job aids for use by the global health community. (prweb.com)
  • As the AIDS Education and Training Center in the Midwest region for over 27 years, MATEC brings a wealth of expertise in providing quality HIV education to clinicians and other health professionals and a well-established network of clinical expertise in Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri and Wisconsin. (aidschicago.org)
  • What is equally worrying is what the effects of a lack of education and availability of contraceptives might do to efforts toward containing HIV/AIDS and other STDs. (huffingtonpost.com)
  • In 1997, Second Lady of the United States, Tipper Gore, joined MTA on World AIDS Day to present the award to Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services, Donna Shalala. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 2012, MTA presented Representative Nancy Pelosi, D-CA and Speaker of the House, with the inaugural Pelosi Leadership Award to honor her efforts to combat HIV/AIDS. (wikipedia.org)
  • By adding an advocacy component to the organization's programs, MTA educated policymakers about the needs of youth with respect to HIV/AIDS, keeping youth on the agenda and helping to ensure funding for dedicated youth programs and services in an environment that often focuses on the needs of adults. (wikipedia.org)
  • What set MTA apart from many AIDS service organizations was its commitment to advocacy work and policy change to improve the lives of young people into the future. (wikipedia.org)
  • mothers2mothers believes in the power of women to eliminate paediatric AIDS and create health and hope for themselves and their babies, families, and communities. (wikipedia.org)
  • Besser enlisted new mothers living openly with HIV/AIDS who, as Mentor Mothers, began to connect with and educate their pregnant peers about the importance of PMTCT services, disclosing their status to loved ones, and living positive lives. (wikipedia.org)
  • population
  • The displaced Iraqi population also needs reproductive and child health services. (who.int)
  • This resistance to birth control was reflected in 2005 when a conference involving 40 Islamic scholars from 21 countries urged fresh efforts to push population planning and better reproductive health services. (conservapedia.com)
  • The Government of Kenya (GOK) officially launched the national reproductive health strategy and guideline documents on April 22, 2010 with support from USAID, WHO, GTZ, Liverpool VCT, and implementing partners including C-Change, FHI, JHPIEGO and Population Council. (c-changeprogram.org)
  • An effective strategy for working toward sustainable levels of population is to find ways to encourage young people to postpone childbearing and to help bring about advances in women's health and rights that allows them to make good decisions about their reproduction,' said Jonathan Fanton, President of MacArthur. (macfound.org)
  • In the mid '90s, Dr. Stewart served as Deputy Assistant Secretary for Population Affairs for the United States Department of Health and Human Services where she helped formulate and implement domestic and international policies on family planning and population issues. (wikipedia.org)
  • A physician, at the time of his receiving the award he was the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Population Affairs in the Department of Health, Education and Welfare. (wikipedia.org)
  • challenges
  • It approaches the challenges rising from these health areas through quality improvement, health system strengthening, health communication, and research and evaluation. (prweb.com)
  • The large numbers of people who have arrived over the past year put an enormous strain on the already overstretched public services and pose major challenges to host governments as well as local and international organizations. (who.int)
  • Health budgets in some Southeast Asian countries are extremely strained , as they have to contend with several health challenges. (huffingtonpost.com)
  • This included a print media supplement highlighting the current reproductive health situation in Kenya and the challenges and priorities for the government, and a series of live national television programs where MOH experts were interviewed. (c-changeprogram.org)
  • 2016
  • The reforms that changed the scenario in Portugal are among the recommendations of the Action plan for sexual and reproductive health, which Member States endorsed at the WHO Regional Committee for Europe in 2016. (who.int)
  • focuses
  • Headquartered in New York City, Bloomberg Philanthropies focuses its resources on five areas: the environment, public health, the arts, government innovation and education. (wikipedia.org)
  • psychosocial
  • PAHC had provided comprehensive psychosocial services, including individual and group therapy, grief counseling, educational enrichment, social, cultural and recreational activities, mentoring and parental support to children of HIV positive parents regardless of their own HIV status. (wikipedia.org)
  • education
  • Access to social services, such as education, information, health services (including for sexual and reproductive health and rights), is not universally enjoyed by all, particularly the most marginalised. (arrow.org.my)
  • Some 20 to 30 per cent of the displaced are young people who lack access to good education, employment, adult mentorship, and health information and services, which may negatively affect their futures lives. (unfpa.org)
  • The primary goal of USAID assistance is poverty reduction and increased food security through broad-based, market-led economic growth, focusing on four areas: sustainable increases in rural incomes, increased civic involvement in the rule of law, improved access to and quality of health services, and improved access to quality basic education. (wikipedia.org)
  • Prior to her appointment at UCSF, Dr. Stewart directed the Reproductive Health Program at the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation where she was responsible for grant making in the field of reproductive health and in supporting the Foundation's work with media and public education. (wikipedia.org)
  • Bloomberg Philanthropies directs its resources to five issue areas: the environment, public health, the arts, government innovation and education. (wikipedia.org)
  • organizations
  • The Reproductive Health Supplies Coalition is a global partnership of public, private and non-governmental organizations. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 2004 12 organizations, mostly donors from the public and non-governmental sectors, established the Reproductive Health Supplies Coalition. (wikipedia.org)
  • By the end of 2011 the Reproductive Health Supplies Coalition included 155 member organizations, among them developing country governments, international and national non-governmental organizations, civil society organizations, technical agencies, bilateral donors, multilateral organizations, private foundations, regional bodies, and manufacturers. (wikipedia.org)
  • Ministry of Public Health
  • Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Public Health and Sanitation (MoPHS) Mark Bor headlined the launch and said "the survival and well-being of mothers and children is central to attainment of sustainable development for the people of Kenya. (c-changeprogram.org)
  • Initiative
  • CARICOM Health Ministers Launch Regional Initiative for HIV and Syphilis Free Generations Organización Panamericana de la Salud. (wikipedia.org)
  • Assessment of services and human resource needs for the development of the safe motherhood initiative in Afghanistan. (wikipedia.org)
  • support
  • In "Scaling the Mountain," the second film in the Wilson Center's "Healthy People, Healthy Environment" series, villagers in Jogimara and Naubise districts find that combining conservation efforts with reproductive health services has helped them to support their families and their communities more sustainably. (usaid.gov)
  • as well as providing organizational assessments and strategic planning support for the DC Department of Health and others throughout the East Coast. (prweb.com)
  • The funds are required to support host governments in meeting the health and nutrition needs of the displaced people until the end of next year. (who.int)
  • This requires an enormous coordinated effort between governments, UN agencies and NGOs, and significant financial support from the international community. (who.int)
  • But the burden on their health systems has become overwhelming and requires immediate and urgent support from the international community. (who.int)
  • By the late 1990s waning interest within the international donor community coupled with weak commitment by countries prompted many to see sustained access to reproductive health supplies as depending as much on effective advocacy as on purely technical support. (wikipedia.org)
  • Andrew quadrupled funding for childcare support services while in office. (wikipedia.org)
  • With support from Bloomberg Philanthropies, Mexican health leaders and activists mounted a national health campaign against soda consumption and successfully lobbied for the passage of a national sugar-sweetened beverage tax. (wikipedia.org)
  • advocacy
  • The authors describe MTA's programmatic expansion in the 2000s from strict service provision to include local and national advocacy. (wikipedia.org)
  • Program
  • and a capacity building program to help other youth-serving professionals offer culturally competent youth services. (wikipedia.org)
  • She worked there until 2007, when UNICEF appointed her Chief of Health and Nutrition Program in Somalia, where she worked until December 2009. (wikipedia.org)
  • country's
  • Suraya Dalil (Dari: ثریا دلیل‎), (born 1970) is an Afghan physician and politician who served as Minister of Public Health from 2010-2014 and has been the country's Permanent Representative to the United Nations since November 2015. (wikipedia.org)
  • Consequently
  • Legislation, including the Hyde Amendment, generally restricts the use of funds allocated for the Department of Health and Human Services and consequently has significant effects involving Medicaid recipients. (wikipedia.org)
  • countries
  • The appeal emphasizes the basic health needs of displaced Iraqis in neighbouring countries, in particular Syria and Jordan, which host about 1.5 million and 750 000 Iraqis respectively. (who.int)
  • Over the past year, the countries in the region have been very generous in keeping their borders open and have made a very substantial contribution to the health and nutrition needs of the displaced Iraqis. (who.int)
  • And it can also translate to severely stressed future health expenditures of these countries. (huffingtonpost.com)
  • When national and regional experts in sexual and reproductive health from 21 countries met in Stockholm, Sweden, on 30-31 August 2018, a success story from Portugal illustrated how policy changes in this area can make a huge difference. (who.int)
  • Its aim is to ensure that all people in low- and middle-income countries can choose, obtain and use the supplies and appropriate services they need to safeguard their reproductive health. (wikipedia.org)
  • The result if this, Rutgers WPF, was founded to work at improving sexual health in the Netherlands and in developing countries. (wikipedia.org)
  • Zika
  • Also Friday, Brazilian health officials said Zika has been deemed "active" in saliva and urine of infected persons. (poynter.org)
  • And then there's the potential stresses on future family and national health budgets because of the lack of information and services for safe termination of pregnancies in the case of Zika babies. (huffingtonpost.com)
  • needs
  • The health needs of more than two million displaced Iraqis should not be ignored. (who.int)
  • medicines
  • Because the list prioritizes medicines believed to address the most pressing public health problems, it is by definition, selective. (wikipedia.org)
  • programme
  • While other language services continue the 15-minute daily news programme format, these services-in Arabic, English, French and Russian-now also provide individual news and feature stories through their respective websites as well as access to unedited audio from meetings, interviews, news conferences and special events to enable journalists in newsrooms around the world to cover UN activities. (wikipedia.org)
  • 2001
  • In 2001, the Portuguese Language Service, under the direction of Joao Lins de Albuquerque, and led by Maya Plentz, started a pilot to produce a website and distribute the news via FTP to partner stations - reducing distribution costs significantly. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Portuguese Language Radio Service started broadcasting a daily 5-min-bulletin in Portuguese for African Radio partner stations, and another in Brazilian Portuguese for partners in Brazil, Asia, Latin America, and Europe in 2001. (wikipedia.org)
  • This meeting followed preliminary discussions in 2001, at the first World Congress on Men's Health, about the need to coordinate awareness periods around the globe. (wikipedia.org)
  • officials
  • South Korean health officials have confirmed the country's second case of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) in a patient who nursed her infected husband before he was diagnosed with the disease after a trip to Bahrain…" (Cho, 5/20). (kff.org)
  • At least 65 people are confirmed to have died in a nearly five-month-old cholera outbreak in Kenya, with infections also continuing to rise in the capital Nairobi, health officials said Wednesday…" (5/20). (kff.org)
  • For the first time this year, health officials urge flu vaccination of all children 6 months and older. (healthcanal.com)
  • NCDs
  • Jon Gunnarsson of Médecins Sans Frontières], who works with refugees in Jordan, says that non-communicable diseases (NCDs) represent one of the most urgent yet underfunded health crises facing Syrian refugees displaced by the country's civil war. (kff.org)
  • Despite the public health programmes already in place, risk factor levels for NCDs are high in Turkey. (wikipedia.org)
  • Multisectoral action plan of Turkey for non-communicable diseases 2017-2025'has been established by the Turkish Ministry of Health in order to halt and manage the NCDs in Turkey. (wikipedia.org)
  • Despite
  • Despite screening efforts and improvements in treatment, colorectal cancer is the third leading cause of cancer death in the United States, according to the American Cancer Society, with approximately 50,000 deaths annually. (healthcanal.com)
  • Africa
  • After the initiation of the Ten Year Crusade, initiated by Shoghi Effendi, head of the religion after the death of 'Abdu'l-Bahá, coordinated efforts to expand the religion across Africa. (wikipedia.org)
  • He carried out a lot of studies in his field of specialization and he used an array of Demographic and Health Surveys for countries of Africa and Asia. (wikipedia.org)
  • Although IMHW is most widely observed in Australia, Canada, Europe, and the United States, there has been collaboration with reproductive and sexual health programs for men in Central and South America, Africa, and Asia as well. (wikipedia.org)
  • shift
  • The sponsors cited the cost-effectiveness of a shift from treatment to prevention in health care emphasis when presenting the bill. (wikipedia.org)
  • As the American economy began to shift to manufacturing and services, liberals began to fear threats to liberty from corruption and monopolies (called "trusts" at the time). (wikipedia.org)
  • educational
  • In 2010, teen pregnancy and childbirth accounted for at least $9.4 billion in costs to U.S. taxpayers for increased health care and foster care, increased incarceration rates among children of teen parents, and lost tax revenue because of lower educational attainment and income among teen mothers. (studentsforlife.org)
  • time
  • The biology is with an time of the MD of the service and yet encrypts to qualities of ginseng Compares that can be in both spirit and account people. (keepergoals.com)
  • The children of teenage mothers are more likely to have lower school achievement and to drop out of high school, have more health problems, be incarcerated at some time during adolescence, give birth as a teenager, and face unemployment as a young adult. (studentsforlife.org)
  • Men's Health Week was chosen for this specific time of year to make use of the extra attention paid to male family members near the holiday. (wikipedia.org)
  • Family Health
  • Physicians and men's health activists mark Men's Health Week with awareness campaigns to highlight additional health concerns such as diabetes, osteoporosis, family health, workplace accidents, and men's higher likelihood of suicide or being a victim of homicide. (wikipedia.org)
  • medical
  • Going on to nursing study via Illinois State registered nurses , for example, can help you find a rewarding position in the medical services field. (southernadventistuniversity.org)
  • In an effort to close RoHS 1 loopholes, in May 2006 the European Commission was asked to review two currently excluded product categories (monitoring and control equipment, and medical devices) for future inclusion in the products that must fall into RoHS compliance. (wikipedia.org)
  • The relocation of Brown's medical school marks the initial stages in Providence's efforts to revamp the Jewelry District as a hub of medical research and biotech industry. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 2016, Alpert received 6,374 completed applications and interviewed 370 applicants for 90 spots open through the American Medical College Application Service (AMCAS). (wikipedia.org)
  • factors
  • Although services are given freely, a number of factors have been found to contribute to late initiation of ANC among pregnant women and these may vary between rural and urban areas [ 11 ]. (hindawi.com)
  • national
  • Gosar was given a 100% rating by the National Right to Life Committee, a pro-life interest group, and a 0% rating by NARAL (National Abortion and Reproductive Rights Action League), a pro-choice interest group. (wikipedia.org)
  • make
  • The authors conclude that politicians and lobby groups are too often able to make "successful efforts to argue for full 'scientific certainty' before a regulation can be said to be 'justified' - and that, in short, is a SCAM. (wikipedia.org)
  • reduce
  • In an effort to reduce the influence of the Democratic Socialist Party (formerly Socialist Workers Party) in The Greens NSW, Brown successfully moved for a ban on dual party membership by Greens. (wikipedia.org)
  • children
  • According to the article, the findings of several new studies published in Pediatrics suggest that, 'Efforts to improve what children eat should begin before they even learn to walk. (parents.com)
  • weight
  • The decrease in weight at first service and at first kidding was statistically insignificant. (lrrd.org)
  • In addition to your food and eating-related choices, you can also support your weight loss and dieting efforts by making healthy lifestyle choices, without resorting to extremes such as gastric-bypass surgery. (southernadventistuniversity.org)
  • active
  • The U.N. independent expert on the implications for human rights of the environmentally sound management and disposal of hazardous substances and wastes today urged the World Health Organization to 'play a much larger, more active role' in protecting people from the negative impacts of toxic pollution…" (5/20). (kff.org)
  • Before you become active in this effort, you need to understand the facts and the challenges of teen parents. (studentsforlife.org)
  • source
  • The breed was developed by crossing and grading-up of the East African goat using the German Alpine buck in an effort to providing alternative source of income to small scale farmers' in Kenya. (lrrd.org)