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Through the @Hewlett_Found-supported project in West and Central Africa, we partner with @JVSAssociation in Bénin to create an enabling environment for youth access to #SRHR, including safe abortions.

Check out their "My Choice" twitter campaign! ⬇️

In anticipation of International Women’s Day on March 8, we’ll spend the week highlighting programs that are contributing to a more gender equal world. Stay tuned for #InternationalWomensDay Spotlights!

How we're advancing #genderequality through #SRHR: ➡️http://bit.ly/GE-SRHR

Addressing fistula is key to advancing #SRHR.

Since 2005, EngenderHealth has supported over 45,000 fistula repairs thanks to @USAID. Learn about advancements in fistula care across Africa & Asia at our event on March 8: http://bit.ly/FCPlus-Webinar

@fistulacare @USAIDGH #IWD2021

The @USAID-funded @fistulacare project takes a diverse approach to reducing barriers to fistula care. A key component of preventing fistula is expanding access to high-quality sexual and reproductive health services.

➡️Learn more: http://bit.ly/FCPlus-Webinar

#IWD2021 @USAIDGH

EngenderHealth supports capacity building & GBV awareness creation at Arbaminch Hospital, an integrated care center for GBV screening, counseling, treatment, and legal aid in Ethiopia. We were honored to host state officials to learn about successes & challenges in this model.

Yesterday, you heard about fistula from the @USAID-funded @fistulacare Plus project. To learn about how we’ve worked with partners to prevent & treat fistula over 15 years, join @fistulacare & @usaidGH for “Towards a Fistula-Free Future” on March 8!

➡️http://bit.ly/FCPlus-Webinar

Warmest congratulations to Linda Thomas-Greenfield, the new U.S. Ambassador to the @UN. We @UNFPA wish you every success and look forward to working with you to protect the health and advance the rights of women and girls around the world. @LindaT_G @USUN

http://www.nytimes.com/2021/02/23/us/politics/linda-thomas-greenfield-ambassador-united-nations.html

Also, mark your calendars for March 8, 2021! We are hosting a virtual event on #InternationalWomensDay entitled, “Towards a Fistula-Free Future: 15 Years of Breakthroughs and Program Impact.” Register today: http://bit.ly/FCPlus-Webinar

Thanks everyone! The FC+ website is a great place to start for more information and resources on fistula prevention and treatment, including research results, project reports, and stories from providers and clients. http://bit.ly/fistularesources https://twitter.com/EngenderHealth/status/1364608432880443393

Obstetric fistula is a beacon of inequality, as it occurs where women are already living with limited resources and access to healthcare. Additionally, once fistula occurs, women often face significant stigma and isolation which can impact their social and economic wellbeing. https://twitter.com/EngenderHealth/status/1364605591528886273

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Vasectomy – pubs FP

No-Scalpel Vasectomy Curriculum, 2nd Edition
A comprehensive course designed to train vasectomists and vasectomy assistants who provide no-scalpel vasectomy (NSV). Revised and updated to reflect the latest research findings on NSV, as well as global expert opinion and field experience from many countries, the curriculum emphasizes the information needed to provide safe and effective NSV services and provides for extensive practice time. It is designed to be used by trainers who are skilled, experienced NSV providers and who have previously conducted skills training. (Published with support from The ACQUIRE Project.)
(2007) English. Free. MS-18T: Trainer’s Manual, also available as a PDF download; MS-18P: Participant Handbook, also available as a PDF download; MS-18CD: CD-ROM containing Trainer’s Manual and Participant Handbook. Scrotal model: MS-07SM. $6. Order these materials.

Note: The book No-Scalpel Vasectomy: An Illustrated Guide for Surgeons, Third Edition (see below) is required for this course. For information about the curriculum and the surgical instruments and model needed to teach this course, contact EngenderHealth’s Material Resources team.

No-Scalpel Vasectomy: An Illustrated Guide for Surgeons, Third Edition
An updated version of EngenderHealth’s easy-to-use reference book for surgeons who are learning the no-scalpel approach for vasectomy. This latest edition incorporates updated content and revised and improved illustrations, including an expanded description of ligation and excision with fascial interposition, the technique that is now regarded as offering the highest effectiveness. The guide is available in print and on CD-ROM; a trainer’s resource CD-ROM, containing the full text of the guide, a presentation script, and transparency masters, is also available.
(2003) English. Available as a PDF download, or on CD-ROM: MS-14CD. Free. / Trainer’s resource CD-ROM MS-14TRCD. Free. Order the CD.

Contraceptive Sterilization: Global Issues and Trends
A comprehensive, research-based resource on sterilization that includes up-to-date and in-depth explorations of such topics as high-quality service delivery, who uses sterilization and why, sterilization laws and policies around the world, key factors influencing the use and outcomes of sterilization, overviews of female and male options, research gaps, and projections of future needs. An update of EngenderHealth’s landmark 1985 publication Voluntary Sterilization: An International Fact Book.
(2002) EnglishMS-13.$27. Download as PDF.

Factors Affecting Acceptance of Vasectomy in Uttar Pradesh: Insights from Community-Based, Participatory Qualitative Research
The RESPOND Project provided technical assistance to the Government of Uttar Pradesh to expand awareness of, acceptance of, and access to no-scalpel vasectomy (NSV) services. This project brief describes a qualitative anthropological approach used to determine barriers to NSV use, people’s perceptions about NSV and family planning, and how these affect decision making on whether to use this permanent method. This work offers crucial insights for understanding the reasons for the low prevalence of vasectomy in Uttar Pradesh and how to expand awareness about, acceptance of, and access to NSV services in the future.
(2011) Download as a PDF (3MB) from the RESPOND Project

Instruments and Supplies Needed to Provide Clinical Methods of Family Planning
This is a checklist of the minimum number and types of medical instruments and supplies that EngenderHealth recommends as needed for provision of each of the four clinical methods of family planning (hormonal implants, IUDs, female sterilization, and vasectomy).
(2008) English. Download as a PDF (20KB).

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