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GHF2014 – PS14 – Integrating Sexual and Reproductive Health Care in Humanitarian Interventions

16:00 17:30 PS14 TUESDAY, 15 APRIL 2014 ROOM: 18 Integrating Sexual and Reproductive Health Care in Humanitarian Interventions MODERATOR: Dr. Doris Schopper Professor at the medical faculty of the University of Geneva and director of CERAH, Switzerland SPEAKERS: Dr. Anne Golaz Lecturer and researcher at CERAH, Switzerland Ms. Wilma Doedens Technical Adviser on Reproductive Health […]

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Family Planning Practice in Unintended Pregnancy: Rural Women in Bangladesh

This article explores how family planning methods has been contributing to unintended pregnancy among the rural women in Bangladesh. The study was a cross-sectional survey of 3,300 women. Findings suggest that among the respondents about 29 percent of the pregnancies were unintended. Analysis was found that those who did not use contraceptive methods before their […]

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Lessons from the Commercial Sector: How Integration Can Transform Public Health Supply Chains

Successful health programs require an uninterrupted supply of health products provided by a well-designed, well-operated and well maintained supply chain. By applying a new approach to end-to-end integration, adapted from the commercial sector, health managers can ensure that public health supply chains deliver an adequate supply of essential health commodities to the clients who need […]

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Provider Initiative Approach to Enhance Family Planning Uptake in Women of Reproductive Age in Rural Communities in Osun State, Nigeria.

Despite decades of progress in improving the delivery and availability of family planning services, high levels of unmet need for family planning still exist in many countries. This suggests that novel approaches are needed to extend access to family planning services to women and couples who desire to limit or space their childbearing but are […]

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Childbearing, Unintended Pregnancy and Contraceptive Use among South Asian Married Female Adolescents

This study examined the childbearing status, unintended pregnancy and contraceptive use among married female adolescents of four South Asian countries using the nationally representative survey data. Findings show that, the initiation of childbearing ranges from 57% in Pakistan to 67% in Nepal. The incidence of unintended pregnancy was more frequent in Nepalese adolescents. The use […]

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The Effect of Unintended Pregnancy on Maternal Health Care Service Utilisation in South Asia.

This study examines the effect of unintended pregnancy on maternal health care services utilization among women of four South Asian countries using nationally representative survey data conducted between 2005 and 2011. The prevalence of unintended pregnancy ranges from 25% in India to 32% in Bangladesh. Overall, the Indian women sought more skilled services for maternity […]

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Gender Inequality and HIV/AIDS: Double Jeopardy of Women

Current statistics indicate that 6.1 million people in South Asia are infected with Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV). HIV is an extraordinary kind of crisis. It requires an exceptional response that remains flexible, creative and vigilant on the one hand and on the other hand those who are affected need a multi-dimensional approach to their lives.

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Cultural Competences Help to Improve Healthcare among Indigenous Populations

Every three minutes, a neonatal death occurs in Latin America. The poorer urban and rural populations are the most affected and within them, in Guatemala, the indigenous population has also the lowest levels of access to basic infrastructure and insufficient coverage to essential maternal and neonatal health services.

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