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Taking Stock of Reproductive Health in Humanitarian Settings: 2012-2014 Inter-agency Working Group on Reproductive Health in Crises' Global Review

Chen Reis, Ruwan Ratnayake, (2015)


Conflict and Health, vol. 9 Supplment 1. Free download of all articles at: http://www.conflictandhealth.com/supplements/9/S1 The IAWG has undertaken an updated review to identify services, quantify progress, document gaps and determine future directions for programs, advocacy and funding priorities. The 2014 review clearly highlights that humanitarian and development actors must identify and develop effective strategies to meaningfully engage affected communities to icrease use of reproductive health services, meet their reproductive health needs, and augment participation in the programs that affect their lives
http://www.conflictandhealth.com/supplements/9/S1


Health worker roles in providing safe abortion care and post-abortion contraception

World Health Organization, (2015)


Planned and regulated task shifting and task sharing can have a range of benefits. It can ensure a rational optimization of the available health workforce, address health system shortages of specialized health-care professionals, improve equity in access to health care and increase the acceptability of health services for those receiving them. This guideline provides a range of options for expanding of health worker roles in the provision of safe abortion care, the management of complications of abortion (also known as post-abortion care in some settings and provided as part of emergency obstetric care) and for post-abortion contraception provision.
http://www.who.int/reproductivehealth/publications...


Safe abortion: technical and policy guidance for health systems

World Health Organization, (2012)


2nd edition. This new edition provides policy-makers, programme managers and health-service providers with the latest evidence-based guidance on clinical care. It includes information on how to establish and strengthen services, and outlines a human-rights-based approach to laws and policies on safe, comprehensive abortion care. This guidelines is available in English; French, Spanish; Japanese; Russian; Portuguese; Romanian and Ukrainian
http://www.who.int/reproductivehealth/publications...


Medical eligibility criteria for contraceptive use

World Health Organization, (2015)


This executive summary contains all the new recommendations that will be incorporated into the fifth edition of the Medical eligibility criteria (MEC) for contraceptive use. In addition to the recommendations themselves, the summary provides an introduction to the guideline, a description of the methods used to develop the recommendations for this fifth edition, and a summary of changes (from the fourth edition to the fifth edition of the MEC).
http://apps.who.int/iris/bitstream/10665/172915/1/...


Medical Eligibility Criteria Wheel for Contraceptive Use 2015

World Health Organization, (2015)


This 2015 edition not only updates important changes published in the MEC fifth edition, but also includes several user-friendly features and additional supplemental information, in response to requests WHO has received from stakeholders and partners.
http://apps.who.int/iris/bitstream/10665/173585/1/...


Youth Sexual and Reproductive Health E-learning Course

Global Health elearning Center, (2014)


This course has two main goals. The first is to provide an introduction to key sexual and reproductive health issues of youth, including the relationship between gender norms and health. The second is to present an overview of the best programmatic approaches for improving young people’s sexual and reproductive health - See more at: http://www.globalhealthlearning.org/course/youth-sexual-and-reproductive-health-update#sthash.hWLzTUQt.dpuf
http://www.globalhealthlearning.org/course/youth-s...


WHO Guidelines on Preventing Early Pregnancy and Poor Reproductive Outcomes Among Adolescents in Developing Countries

WHO, (2011)


Recommendations on action and research for: a) preventing early pregnancy b) preventing poor reproductive outcomes
http://whqlibdoc.who.int/publications/2011/9789241...


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