Reproductive health

Reproductive health

Network: qualitative research

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

Focuses on the use of qualitative research to improve reproductive health. Highlighted in this issue are selected research initiatives that illustrate how this qualitative approach is expanding our insight into numerous reproductive health areas.

Reproductive questions and answers for cancer survivors: a guide for teens

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Center for Young Women's Health, Children's Hospital Boston
Publication Date: 
1999-2004
Publication Place: 
Boston, MA

Talks about hormones and ovaries, premature ovarie failure, fertility and pregnancy, fertility treatments, other fertility issues, and sexual relationships after cancer. Avaliable in html and pdf.

Reproductive consequences of violence against wives

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English
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Online
Author: 
Berit Schei
Publisher: 
Education Wife Assault
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Discusses the effects of spousal abuse on women's reproductive health. Covers unwanted pregnancy, violence in pregnancy, genital infections, and the role of obstetrician-gynecologists in treating battered women.

American Society for Reproductive Medicine

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NGO - Non Government Organization
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English
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Information provision and referral
Research
Training

Works to advance knowledge and expertise in infertility, reproductive medicine and biology.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
(205) 978-5000
Email Address: 
asrm@asrm.org
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Fax Number: 
(205) 978-5005
Street Address: 
1209 Montgomery Highway
City: 
Birmingham
Province: 
Alabama
Postal/ZIP Code: 
35216-2809

Society for Gynecologic Investigations

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NGO - Non Government Organization
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English
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Information provision and referral
Research

Works to promote excellence in the fields of obstetrics, gynecology, reproductive medicine, and gynecologic oncology.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
202-863-2544
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Fax Number: 
202-863-0739
Street Address: 
409 12th St SW
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Washington
Province: 
District of Columbia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
20024

Reproductive and sexual health

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English
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Online
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Women's Health Matters
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Explores the effects of diabetes on women's reproductive health. Discusses how living with diabetes can influence a woman's sexual experiences both physically and emotionally. Provides information on the effects of diabetes on birth control and menstruation.

Improving reproductive and sexual health: integrating women's empowerment and reproductive rights (Spanish)

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Spanish
Translated Title: 
Mejorando la salud reproductiva: para la emancipación de la mujer y sus derechos reproductivos
Author: 
Isfahan Merali
Publisher: 
Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Provides information, in Spanish, geared toward the health practitioner on the importance of integrating women's empowerment and reproductive rights principles in the delivery of health services.

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Includes bibliographical references.

A reproductive health agenda for women of color

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English
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Paper
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SisterSong Women of Color Reproductive Health Initiative
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Atlanta, GA

Works to lend mutual support in initiating and/or enhancing local reproductive tract infection (RTI) programs to foster increased awareness and access to reproductive health care for women of color.

ISBN/ISSN: 
WOMH.S57 2001

Report from consultations on a Framework for sexual and reproductive health

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English
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Paper
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Health Canada
Publisher: 
Health Canada
Publication Date: 
1999
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Works to create a framework for comprehensive action to maintain, protect, and promote the sexual and reproductive health of people in Canada. Intends to stimulate and guide collaboration by governmental and non governmental partners. Presents a comprehensive assessment of sexual and reproductive health issues in Canada, developed through input from federal, provincial and territorial governments, and non government organizations. Represents the beginning of a national discussion on sexual and reproductive health. Provides a broad strategic foundation upon which more specific initiatives can be built, a basis for future policy, program planning and related decision-making, as well as collaborative action on issues around sexual and reproductive health by all parties involved in its development. Includes principles to guide action, 7 strategic directions focussing on the major determinants of sexual and reproductive health, and suggested initiatives for each of the 7 directions.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
HEAP.H43 1999
ISBN 0662267524

Adding it up: the benefits of investing in sexual and reproductive health care

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Susheela Singh
Jacqueline E. Darroch
Michael Vlassoff
Jennifer Nadeau
Publisher: 
The Alan Guttmacher Institute and UNFPA
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
New York, NY

Makes the case for increased funding for sexual and reproductive health care by illustrating the impact of investments in STI prevention, maternal health, and contraceptive services.

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Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references.
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