Gender and Sexual and Reproductive Health 101

Gender and Sexual and Reproductive Health 101

  Gender and sexual and reproductive health are inherently connected and must be examined together to bring about better health outcomes and more gender equitable societies. This course seeks to provide learners with an introduction to the links between gender and sexual and reproductive health and introduce the basics of gender integration in sexual and reproductive health programs. Objective At the end of the course, learners will be able to: Define gender and related concepts Understand the importance…

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Confronting the Challenge of Reproductive Health in Africa: A Textbook for students and development practitioners

Confronting the Challenge of Reproductive Health in Africa: A Textbook for students and development practitioners

by Friday Okonofua (Editor) (1,5) Ogu Rosemary, (5) Ezeoma Tessy, (2)Agboghoroma C.O., (3,5) Ezeanochie M., (4,5) Olagbuji N., (1) Okpani A.O., (3,5) Okonofua F.E. Departments of Obstetrics and Gynecology, (1)University of Port Harcourt, (2) National Hospital, Abuja,(3) University of Benin, and (4) Ekiti State University Teaching Hospital; and the (5) Women’s Health and Action Research Centre, Benin Background: The lack of a standard textbook is currently one of the challenges facing the integration of sexual and reproductive health into development frameworks in Africa.  This also accounts…

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Confronting the Challenge of Reproductive Health in Africa: A Textbook for students and development practitioners

Confronting the Challenge of Reproductive Health in Africa: A Textbook for students and development practitioners

  by Friday Okonofua (Editor) Departments of Obstetrics and Gynecology, (1)University of Port Harcourt, (2) National Hospital, Abuja, (3) University of Benin, and (4) Ekiti State University Teaching Hospital; and the (5) Women’s Health and Action Research Centre, Benin Background: The lack of a standard textbook is currently one of the challenges facing the integration of sexual and reproductive health into development frameworks in Africa.  This also accounts for the current dearth of indigenous practitioners able to program effectively on…

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AAA – Prevention: AIDS opportunistic diseases, Ebola, Cholera, Diarrhorea, and Malaria!

    Mrs Effa Esther, Deputy Mayor of Yaoundé 6, Cameroon (in kaba ngondo and bleu hat – see pictures) says:  “We are mobilizing and sensitizing our people.  Our motto is”: CLEAN Environment! CLEAN Hands! Entire bodies CLEAN!  And the Mayor adds: “We work with schools and University students not only to draw their attention on the link between being clean and being healthy, but also to help them become community Agents of Change within…

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YVZ: Advance Sexual Reproductive Health Rights Agenda

    YOUTH Vision Zambia (YVZ) says Government should work towards advancing the Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights (SRHR) agenda which is essential to achieve human well-being and sustainable development. YVZ director Amos Mwale said his organisation was working to ensure that the Zambian Government was making progress in advancing the SRHR agenda in line with the post 2015 development framework. Mr Mwale said in a statement in Lusaka yesterday that there was need to base…

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