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@EngenderHealth a tenu à soutenir le @MinistereEnfant et toutes les organisations militantes pour les #droits des #femmes en #civ225 lors de l'offensive #orange ce samedi 4 décembre 2021

@CACi225
#OrangeTheWorld
#16JoursDactivismeIci

Today is Intl Day of Persons w/ Disabilities. More than 1 billion people are living with a disability. In Tanzania, we partnered w/ @CCBRTTanzania to ensure supported family planning activities are accessible. Learn more ➡️ http://bit.ly/3gYT6tj
#IDPD #EveryoneIncluded #CRPD

@EngenderHealth’s “Do No Harm” Framework informs @USAID_MOMENTUM’s work with partners in #DRC, #Nigeria, & #Mozambique to integrate #GBV screening into #fistula care. Read more about how this novel approach will keep women safe: http://usaidmomentum.org/making-the-connection-between-gender-based-violence-and-fistula-care

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📣 We're #hiring an experienced Analyst, International Finance and Pricing, to oversee the financial & accounting management of our country offices & support the development & pricing & costing of proposals. Salary & benefits in posting. Apply now ➡️ http://ow.ly/7YFH50H2miT

On Dec. 3, EngenderHealth Country Representative for India Dr. Ajay Khera will participate in a #DigitalHealthWeek panel discussion on digitized Clinical Decision Support to assist frontline healthcare workers in Africa & Asia during COVID-19. Register ➡️ http://ow.ly/ZKSK50H1uf9

According to @UNAIDS, 37.7 million people were living with HIV in 2020. To end the epidemic, we need to focus on community-led solutions, provide equitable access to health services & ensure healthcare workers have training & resources to provide high-quality care. #WorldAIDSDay

Thank you for supporting us on #GivingTuesday! Your generosity will enable us to continue advancing sexual and reproductive health and rights and gender equality. If you couldn’t give yesterday, you can still make a difference by donating today ➡️ http://bit.ly/GivingTuesEH

Today is #GivingTuesday. We’re working with individuals & communities around the globe to make a gender-equal world a reality, but we can’t do it without your help!

Visit http://bit.ly/GivingTuesEH to donate & support this vital work.

We’re excited to introduce our 1st Youth Advisory Council in Ethiopia! The 15 volunteers, ages 14–24, will support youth access to SRH services, ensure #youth participation in projects & contribute youth perspectives to addressing #SRHR issues. #OrangeTheWorld #16Days #EndGBV

Aujourd'hui 24 novembre, veille de la commémoration des #16jours , marque la fin de l'atelier de formation des médias et blogueurs sur les #VBG. Nous tenons à remercier tous nos partenaires qui ont rendu cela possible.
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May 8, 2017

Condoms and Conversations in Togo

Emefa Agotame is a 25-year-old sex worker in Lomé, Togo, with a fiery streak of red running through her hair. Emefa has had five children, but two passed away in their early childhood. After that experience, she started to receive condoms and other forms of contraception from Petite Soeur à Soeur, an organization supported by EngenderHealth’s Agir pour la Planification Familiale (AgirPF) program, which provides counseling on family planning, sexually transmitted infections, and HIV.

May 8, 2017

Multidimensional Approaches to Enhance Access to Reproductive Health in Ethiopia

Over the last 15 years, Ethiopia has expanded access to family planning (FP) services, and the contraceptive prevalence rate (CPR) has quadrupled, from 8% in 2000 to 36% in 2016 (CSA & ORC Macro, 2001; CSA & ICF, 2016). However, unmet need for FP in Ethiopia hovers around 22% (CSA & ICF, 2016), with contraceptive prevalence still relatively low. Ethiopia’s maternal mortality ratio (MMR) has fallen dramatically, from 676 per 100,000 live births in the period since the last Demographic and Health Survey (DHS) in 2011, to 412 deaths in the 2016 DHS, but it is still high. While the share of abortions performed within health facilities in Ethiopia (assumed to be the safest option) increased between 2008 and 2014, the number of women seeking treatment for abortion-related complications still almost doubled over the same time period (Ipas & Guttmacher Institute, 2017), indicating a need for high-quality safe abortion services and postabortion care.

February 15, 2017

Reality Check and Pipeline: Two Complementary Tools for Planning and Contraceptive Forecasting

National commitments to family planning such as those made by dozens of countries as part of the FP2020 global partnership are key to increasing access to family planning for women worldwide. Attaining these commitments requires being able to plan for and ensure a reliable supply of quality contraceptives and adequate financial investment. EngenderHealth and the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) | DELIVER PROJECT are pleased to announce a new resource, Using Reality Check and PipeLine for Contraceptive Forecasting and Supply Planning.

February 15, 2017

Engendering sexual and reproductive rights for all in Côte d’Ivoire

EngenderHealth received a two-year grant from the Hewlett Foundation, the SSRDroits project, to field-test the operationalization of the combined Checkpoints for Choice and Users’ Guide package with policymakers, health service providers, and community stakeholders in Côte d’Ivoire. A national-level workshop on sexual and reproductive health and rights for stakeholders at the individual, community, service provision, and policy levels was held.

February 1, 2017

Ensuring the Right to Quality Hormonal Implant Removal Services

With more women choosing implants as their preferred contraceptive method, the matching need to put in place systems and services to fulfill the right to timely, affordable implant removal is evident. EngenderHealth, including its Expand Family Planning (ExpandFP) project, works with the Global Implant Removals Task Force to assess gaps and review best practices for implant removals. In support of these efforts, ExpandFP has released a new brief, Contraceptive Hormonal Implant Removal Services: Experiences from the ExpandFP Project in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Tanzania, and Uganda. Read more.

December 16, 2016

Taking a Stand: Letting Youth Lead in Ending Violence against Women in Tanzania

Taking a Stand: Letting Youth Lead in Ending Violence against Women in Tanzania Youth aged 18–25 in the Iringa Region marked the 16 Days of Activism to End Gender-based Violence (GBV) against Women campaign. They reflected on the repercussions of violence and wrote bold action statements on what they would do if they encountered GBV in their communities.

December 3, 2016

Research to Action: Intervention to Reduce Barriers to Access Fistula Treatment in Nigeria and Uganda

In 2014, Fistula Care Plus (FC+) partnered with the Population Council to conduct a literature review on barriers affecting women’s access to fistula services in low-income countries. Building on this, FC+ project and Population Council conducted formative, qualitative research in 2015 to better understand the specific barriers faced in Nigeria and Uganda and identify enabling factors that can alleviate the most salient barriers. Findings from these studies informed the design of a comprehensive information, screening and referral intervention aimed at reducing the awareness, financial and transportation barriers that impede women’s access to fistula treatment in Nigeria and Uganda.

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