Reproductive health

Reproductive health

Rethinking differences and rights in sexual and reproductive health: a training manual for health care providers

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

Promotes an approach to sexual and reproductive health care that recognizes different needs and perspectives within a context of respect for the rights and dignity of men and women. Provides health professionals with a framework for examining the quality of care, including the quality of human relations, technical quality, and quality of administration and management of health services.

The application of human rights to reproductive & sexual health: a compilation of the work of international human rights treaty

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English
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Online
Mixed Media
Author: 
Julie Stanchieri
Isfahan Merali
Rebecca J. Cook
Publisher: 
Action Canada for Population Development
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Presents information designed to assist in the preparation of reports on compliance with (and violations of) rights to reproductive and sexual health by government departments and agencies, and non-governmental organizations. Also designed to assist in the development of advocacy manuals, training programs, and research.

Center for Health and Gender Equity

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

Forms an international reproductive health and rights organization that seeks to ensure that the operational policies and practices of international institutions promote informed choices in the delivery of reproductive health technologies, including contraceptive methods, are based on gender-sensitive approaches to the prevention of unwanted pregnancy, unsafe abortion, and sexually transmitted diseases, address gender-based violence and coercion as a key factor in high rates of reproductive morbidity and mortality, and as a violation of women's fundamental human rights, promote the development of equitable health systems through health sector reforms that are responsive to reproductive and sexual rights concerns. Analyzes key operational policies and the involvement of U.S.-supported donor institutions within focus countries conducting field research and demonstration projects to fill critical gaps in information. Develops conceptual frameworks to change the discourse within and across issue areas. Analyzes program design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation. Advocates for changes in budgets and priorities, and in the legal and policy framework of U.S. international assistance.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
(301) 270-1182
Email Address: 
change@genderhealth.org
Fax Number: 
(301) 270-2052
Street Address: 
6930 Carroll Avenue, Suite 910
City: 
Takoma Park
Province: 
Maryland
Postal/ZIP Code: 
20912

Family Health International (FHI 360)

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NGO - Non Government Organization
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English
Français
Arabic
Russian
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Research
Community education/development
Policy development

An organization that operates in collaboration with a worldwide network of government agencies, research institutions, nongovernmental organizations, and private sector entities, and offers a broad spectrum of technical services ranging from clinical research to advising governments on national health policy. Contributes to significant advances in public health through research, training and information to improve family planning and reproductive health service delivery and HIV/AIDS and STD prevention and care programs.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
(919) 544-7040
Email Address: 
services@fhi.org
Website/URL: 
Fax Number: 
(919) 544-7261
Street Address: 
P.O. Box 13950
City: 
Research Triangle Park
Province: 
North Carolina
Postal/ZIP Code: 
27709
Country: 
USA

Boîte à outils pour le milieu rural

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The how to rural toolkit
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Online
Mixed Media
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Support Optique
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Planned Parenthood Federation of Canada
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Provides readers with a wide range of information regarding maintaining or establishing a sexual and reproductive health program or service in their community, including methods of obtaining funding, assessing community needs, and developing and evaluating programs. / Comprend des outils et des ressources pour déterminer les enjeux et les besoins de la collectivité ou du groupe auquel vous voulez adresser, pour bâtir un soutien communautaire et établir des partenariats, et pour obtenir des fonds pour vos activités, programmes et services.

Aboriginal roundtable on sexual and reproductive health

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English
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Online
Author: 
Madeleine Dion Stout
Gregory D. Kipling
Publisher: 
Health Canada
Publication Date: 
1999
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Presents the discussion held at an Aboriginal roundtable on sexual and reproductive health, held February 21-22, 1999. Details recommendations to be incorporated into the federal government's national Action Plan and into the official Canadian position on Cairo+5.

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Reproductive choice and women living with HIV/AIDS

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Paper
Online
Author: 
Maria de Bruyn
Publisher: 
Ipas
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Chapel Hill, NC

Summarizes available information concerning barriers and discrimination that women living with HIV/AIDS face in exercising their full sexual and reproductive rights.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
AIDS.D43 2002

Finding our way: a sexual and reproductive health sourcebook for Aboriginal communities

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English
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Paper
Publisher: 
Aboriginal Nurses Association of Canada
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Offers information about sexual and reproductive health within an Aboriginal cultural context, and looks at traditional teachings and the history of Aboriginal peoples.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ABGN.F56 2002
ISBN 0973119497
Notes: 
Review, Network Winter 2003: Many gaps exist in culturally appropriate materials and services on sexual and reproductive health for Aboriginal people. This sourcebook is a resource for both Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal service providers (nurses, community health representatives, teachers, counselors and other community workers) who work with First Nations, Inuit and Métis individuals and groups in Canada. It offers information about sexual and reproductive health within an Aboriginal cultural context, and looks at traditional teachings and the history of Aboriginal peoples. Other topics covered include, sexuality education for children and youth, healthy pregnancies, teen pregnancies, menopause and sexual abuse.

Gender-based violence and reproductive health & HIV/AIDS: summary of a technical update

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English
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Online
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Interagency Gender Wroking Group
Publisher: 
Interagency Gender Working Group
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Washington, D.C.

Explores if and how gender-based violence (GBV) and reproductive health(RH)/HIV intersect and how best to integrate GBV concerns into RH/HIV programs.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
AIDS.G46 2002

Ipas

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Portuguese
Slovakian
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Training
Community education/development
Advocacy

Works globally to improve women's lives through a focus on reproductive health. Concentrates on preventing unsafe abortion, improving treatment of its complications, and reducing its consequences. Strives to empower women by increasing access to services that enhance their reproductive and sexual health.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
919-967-7052
Email Address: 
ipas@ipas.org
Website/URL: 
Fax Number: 
919-929-0258
Tollfree Phone Number: 
800-334-8446
Street Address: 
200-300 Market St
City: 
Chapel Hill
Province: 
North Carolina
Postal/ZIP Code: 
27516
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