Sexual and Reproductive Health

Sexual and Reproductive Health

Improving sexual and reproductive health and rights is key to improving the health situation of people in developing and emerging countries in the long term. Expanding sexual and reproductive health services and access to these services improves the health situation of women and expectant mothers, newborn babies and children. Bolstering sexual and reproductive health lays the foundation for social and economic development by societies. (Photo: DFID-UK Department for International Development/flickr)

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Jan 04, 2017

WHO fordert vereinfachten Zugang zu HIV Test

Selbsttests für zu Hause

NZZ Um das Ziel von UNAIDS "90-90-90" bis 2020 zu erreichen, müssen deutlich mehr Menschen Zugang zu einem HIV-Test haben. Das 90-90-90 Konzept sieht vor, dass 90% ...

Jan 02, 2017

Guilty until proven innocent

The contested use of maternal mortality indicators in global health

Critical Public Health "The MMR – maternal mortality ratio – has risen from obscurity to become a major global health indicator, even appearing as an indicator of progress towards ...

Dec 09, 2016

A cellphone is no substitute for a midwife, African tech prodigy warns

The Guardian "Founder of app that helps pregnant women says governments must not rely on technology to plug gaps in basic services. African governments are using ...

Nov 22, 2016

UN calls for urgent action to protect young women from HIV/Aids in Africa

The Guardian Urgent action is needed to help and protect girls and young women from Aids in sub-Saharan Africa, thousands of whom are still being infected with HIV every ...

Nov 16, 2016

WHO recommendations on antenatal care for a positive pregnancy experience

World Health Organisation (WHO) "Endorsed, by the UN Secretary-General, this is a comprehensive WHO guideline on routine ANC for pregnant women and adolescent girls. It aims to complement ...

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