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    Posted on: April 10, 2014

    Behavior Change Communication: A requirement for effective health programming

    of the top 20 health risk factors in sub-Saharan Africa are predominantly behavioral, and the other five ... of Disease 2010: Top 20 Risk Factors, Sub-Saharan Africa. Source: Lim et al. Global Burden of Disease 2010: ... Top 20 Risk Factors, Sub-Saharan Africa. Source: Lim et al. (see fn. 1) Date Taken:  Thursday, April ...

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    Posted on: April 24, 2018

    Success Story: eLearning Platform Fosters a New Career in Public Health

            Related Countries:  Africa, Central Africa, East Africa, North Africa, Southern Africa, Sub-Saharan ... Africa, West Sophie Weiner Topic(s):  Contraceptive Methods ... I was finally accepted into the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC). The one-year gap was actually a blessing ...

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    Posted on: September 22, 2014

    Task sharing in family planning: Four easy actions you can take to help the health worker shortage

    challenges to the health workforce. [1] PROGRESS Three Successful Sub-Saharan Africa Family Planning ... in Family Planning 44(1) March 2013 [3] PROGRESS Three Successful Sub-Saharan Africa Family Planning ... Programs. 2012. [4] PROGRESS Three Successful Sub-Saharan Africa Family Planning Programs. 2012. [5] ...

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    Posted on: January 08, 2018

    Building a Better Future through Improved Case Management of Childhood Illnesses

    of the world. Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia account for more than 80%, while Sub-Saharan Africa remains ... that 1 in 13 children die before their 5th birthday in Sub-Saharan Africa, compared to 1 in 189 children ... complementary components: Improvement of health worker skills Strengthening of health systems Improvement ...

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    Posted on: December 01, 2016

    Evidence over Ideology: HIV Interventions that Work

    HIV infections in adolescent girls and young women in 10 countries within sub-Saharan Africa ... . Adolescent girls and young women are at the heart of the epidemic in sub-Saharan Africa, constituting 90% ... are at the heart of the HIV epidemic in sub-Saharan Africa, there is still a shortage of programs that focus ...

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    Posted on: April 08, 2013

    1 Million Community Health Workers by 2015—Is Family Planning the Missing Ingredient?

    Enable Zoom:  In rural areas of sub-Saharan Africa, CHWs have for many years provided selected rural ... systems, and the reluctance of trained health personnel to work in rural areas, a New Solutions Initiative ... more successful, according to a recent report, (PDF), “How Effective Are Community Health Workers?” ...

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    Posted on: July 23, 2012

    From Evidence to Action: What Works for Women and Girls

    “Lesotho clearly illustrates the nature of the epidemic in sub-Saharan Africa, where 60% of those living ... of the epidemic in sub-Saharan Africa, where 60% of those living with HIV are women. In the nine countries ... ensure that the available evidence helps us to maximize the benefits so that we can, finally, turn ...

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    Posted on: January 04, 2017

    “Game-Changing” Contraceptive Approved for Self-Injection in Nigeria

    and acceptable among women participating in the first such research study conducted in sub-Saharan Africa ... injectable contraceptive that combines the drug and needle in a Uniject™ injection system. It is small, ... Press works. PATH, which helped develop the Uniject™ injection system, has coordinated pilot ...

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    Posted on: March 22, 2017

    The Total Market for Family Planning Comes Together in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

    countries in sub-Saharan Africa to undertake a total market approach for all family planning products. Many ... sectors can help to solve the inequities in our current system—where many poor women can’t access ... stakeholders have recognized that our current public-sector family planning system alone cannot meet the needs ...

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    Posted on: December 11, 2013

    Ethiopia: An Emerging Family Planning Success Story

    family planning assistance in sub-Saharan Africa. International donors have provided continuous support ... 2013 issue of Studies in Family Planning, is available online in full text and PDF. Women at a clinic ... with the monitoring and evaluation system. Our article in  Studies in Family Planning  highlights lessons learned ...