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Public Health on Call Podcast

Johns Hopkins University’s Bloomberg School of Public Health presents a podcast with evidence and experts to help listeners understand today’s public health news. Start listening to the podcast below: Episode 316 – Nepal’s Growing COVID-19 Crisis Nepal is suffering from a growing humanitarian crisis. Less than 4% of the country is vaccinated, test positivity rates [more…]

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Adolescent Family Planning and Sexual & Reproductive Health: A Health Systems Perspective
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Two areas of our work have evolved significantly in recent years—health systems and AYSRH-responsive services. In response to these changes, it is an opportunity to bring together these two important fields. It’s time to answer the call of young people for health systems that are more responsive to their diverse needs. In this webinar, hear [more…]

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Patterns & Meaning Podcast

The Patterns & Meaning Podcast features thought-provoking conversations with health professionals from across Africa who are at the front lines of providing care in their communities but are often left out of global health conversations and decision-making. Through their stories, we find meaning in patterns; connect history to the present; and illuminate the way forward [more…]

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Family Planning and Reproductive Health Indicators Database
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The Family Planning and Reproductive Health Indicators Database provides a comprehensive listing of the most widely used indicators for evaluating family planning and reproductive health programs in developing countries. The database contains definitions, data requirements, data sources, purposes, and issues for core indicators along with links to other websites and documents containing additional family planning [more…]

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DO’s & DON’Ts for Engaging Men & Boys

Men and boys have their own distinct health needs and vulnerabilities, and engaging men can benefit everyone—including women and girls. What should you do, and not do, when engaging men & boys in health promotion and gender equity? Developed by the USAID Interagency Gender Working Group’s Male Engagement Taskforce, this 2-page fact sheet brings together [more…]

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A Checklist for Gender Considerations for Pharmaceutical Systems

Gender disparities vary across health systems and affect access to and use of pharmaceutical products and services. This checklist guides pharmaceutical systems program managers and implementers to assess how gender relates to program goals and objectives. The checklist is intended to catalyze discussion on how to apply strategic, intentional, and resourced technical support for gender [more…]

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Minimum Standards for Mainstreaming Gender Equality

Addressing gender equality is key for successfully achieving sustainable development outcomes and creating a more equal world. Gender equality mainstreaming is the process or means by which unequal conditions are addressed to achieve the goal of gender equality. This means ensuring a gender lens is applied to all organizational and programmatic activities, including a focus on promoting gender equality and empowering women and girls.

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First, Do No Harm: Considerations for mitigating social harm risk in rolling out HIV index testing among AGYW

Partner notification linked with HIV index testing has been recommended for adolescent girls and young women (AGYW) in low and middle income countries to support global efforts to reach 95-95-95 goals and achieve epidemic control. While HIV index testing and partner notification services have the potential to reach AGYW aged 15-24 and their sexual partners [more…]

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