Reproductive health

Reproductive health

National Family Planning and Reproductive Health Association

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Advocacy

Membership based organization in the US that represents the domestic family planning field, including clinicians, administrators, researchers, educators, advocates and consumers. Works to assure access to voluntary family planning and reproductive health care services and to support reproductive freedom for all. Website includes latest information on reproductive health and politics in the US, membership information, an activist toolkit, and available health services by region etc.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
(202) 293-3114
Email Address: 
info@nfprha.org
Street Address: 
1627 K St NW, 12th Floor
City: 
Washington
Province: 
District of Columbia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
20006

Medical Students for Choice – Toronto

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Health promotion
Advocacy

Ensures that training is available for new medical doctors in all aspects of reproductive health, including abortion, through raising awareness of practitioner shortage, the lack of abortion education in medical schools, and escalating violence against abortion providers. Represents students at medical schools across the United States and Canada. Website contains information and statistics about reproduction, a newsletter, and reproductive training opportunities for medical students. Medical Students for Choice (MSFC) is dedicated to ensuring that women receive the full range of reproductive health care choices. MSFC recognizes that one of the greatest obstacles to safe and legal abortion is the absence of trained providers. As medical students, we work to make reproductive health care, including abortion, a part of standard medical education and residency training.

Contact Info
Email Address: 
msfctoronto@hotmail.com

Cómo satisfacer las necesidades de salud de la mujer después de un aborto

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Spanish
Translated Title: 
Meeting women's health care needs after abortion (Spanish)
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Paper
Online
Publisher: 
Fronteras de la Salud Reproductiva, Population Council
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
México, México

Provides an overview of major research findings on ways of introducing, institutionalizing, and improving postabortion care.

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Meeting women's health care needs after abortion

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English
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Paper
Online
Publisher: 
Frontiers in Reproductive Health, Population Council
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Washington, D.C.

Provides an overview of major research findings on ways of introducing, institutionalizing, and improving postabortion care.

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A report on the sexual and reproductive health needs of a sample of young men, young African Nova Scotian women and women over 5

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English
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Paper
Author: 
Joanna Jodrey
Maki Motapanyane
Aaron Clark Smith
Publisher: 
Planned Parenthood Metro Clinic
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Halifax, NS

Examines the sexual and reproductive health needs of young men, young African Nova Scotian women, and older women. Highlights the socio-demographic characteristics and the sexual and reproductive health status of these groups.

ISBN/ISSN: 
HEAD.J63 2001

Network: reproductive health after pregnancy

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English
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Paper
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Family Health International
Publisher: 
Family Health International
Publication Date: 
1997
Publication Place: 
Research Triangle Park, NC

Gives information on how in many countries, reproductive health services, such as family planning counselling, contraception and maternal health care, are not readily available for postpartum or postabortion women.

Network: reproductive life stages

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English
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Paper
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Author: 
Family Health International
Publisher: 
Family Health International
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Research Triangle Park, NC

Gives information on various stages of a woman's reproductive life, characterized by different priorities for contraception and disease protection, as well as different needs for reproductive health information.

Network: improving reproductive health services

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English
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Paper
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Author: 
Family Health International
Publisher: 
Family Health International
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Research Triangle Park, NC

Gives information on improving reproductive health services. Explains how throughout the world, many women are denied contraceptive methods du to health concerns that have no scientific basis. Highlights various initiatives, tools, and research in use to address these ongoing problems.

Network: ethics and reproductive health

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English
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Paper
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Author: 
Family Health International
Publisher: 
Family Health International
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Research Triangle Park, NC

Aims to cover the evolution of basic ethical principles, ethical dilemmas that service providers regularly face, distinctions between informed choice and informed consent, and emerging reproductive health technologies that raise ethical concerns.

Network: adolescent reproductive health

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English
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Online
Author: 
Family Health International
Publisher: 
Family Health International
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Research Triangle Park. CA

Gives information on sex education and other services for young adults to help reduce their risks of an unplanned pregnancy or infection from a sexually transmitted disease.

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