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January 16, 2018

International Technical Guidance on Sexuality Education: An Evidence-Informed Approach

"Countries are increasingly acknowledging the importance of equipping young people with the knowledge and skills to make responsible choices in their lives, particularly in a context where they have...

January 12, 2018

Rights-Based Family Planning: 15 Resources to Guide Programming

Noting the availability of an abundance of resources on rights-based programming for family planning (FP), which vary in purpose, structure, scope, and detail, the Evidence Project compiled this...

January 12, 2018

Communicating Risk in Public Health Emergencies

Created by the World Health Organization (WHO) Department of Infectious Hazard Management in collaboration with the WHO Department of Communications, the recommendations in this resource provide...

January 11, 2018

Changing the National Family Planning Policy in Niger: an urgent imperative?

Author: Balkissa Harouna, January 11 2018 - NIGER: a landlocked country in West Africa, with about 17 million inhabitants, holding the world record of the strongest fertility rate: 8 children on...

January 9, 2018

The Father Factor: How Community Video Encourages Male Involvement for Better Nutrition and Hygiene Behaviors in Niger

"In Niger, where the Strengthening Partnerships, Results, and Innovations in Nutrition Globally (SPRING) project has worked to improve nutrition since 2015, MIYCN [maternal, infant, and young child...

January 8, 2018

The Benefit of the Doubt or Doubts over Benefits? A Systematic Literature Review of Perceived Risks of Vaccines in European Populations

"In addition to identifying concerns about vaccination in Europe, this study confirmed the notion that individuals have many safety concerns about vaccination and often believe that the risks of...

January 8, 2018

Immunization Effects of a Communication Intervention to Promote Preteen HPV Vaccination in Primary Care Practices

"The Protect Them study shows promise for practice-based communication strategies - including age-appropriate discussion of HPV as a preventable STI - to be effective in promoting preteen HPV...

January 8, 2018

Tailoring Immunization Programmes for Seasonal Influenza (TIP FLU): A Guide for Increasing Pregnant Women's Uptake of Seasonal Influenza Vaccination

"The TIP approach is an adaptable, people-centred approach to immunization programmes, engaging individuals and communities in shaping how vaccination services are provided, in order to achieve and...

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January 2, 2018

Launched in 2012 by the Indian organisation ZMQ Development, MIRA Channel is an integrated mobile phone service providing communication and...

January 2, 2018

Derived from the fields of medical ethics, human rights, and human development, the concept of responsiveness entails the social actions by health...

December 26, 2017

"The Global Sexual and Reproductive Health Service Package... aims to increase the range and quality of sexual and reproductive services provided...

December 21, 2017

"Acknowledging the need for targeted health services for adolescents and youth, the Ethiopian Government has scaled-up and institutionalized youth...

December 19, 2017

Civil society organisations (CSOs) are often involved in expanding services, raising awareness, generating demand, and advocating for an improved...

December 19, 2017

This article synthesises lessons learned and determinants of success from human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine demonstration projects and national...

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