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La salud sexual y reproductiva en tiempos de COVID-19: Evidencias, perspectiva y desafíos en América Latina y el Caribe

Los objetivos de este seminario web fueron presentar la situación de la salud materna, sexual y reproductiva, en los países de Latinoamérica y del Caribe, en el contexto de COVID-19, exponer las recomendaciones de la OPS/OMS para mitigar el riesgo de COVID-19, proveer servicios de salud sexual y reproductiva (SSR) esenciales y brindar una plataforma [more…]

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Preventing Maternal Death in Latin America and the Caribbean: Perspectives from the Caribbean

Every year in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC), more than 7,300 women die from complications related to pregnancy and childbirth. While there have been significant improvements in maternal health in the region, the large majority of these deaths are preventable. In 2003, the GTR (Regional Task Force for the Reduction of Maternal Mortality) led [more…]

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Panorama de la Situación de la Morbilidad y Mortalidad Maternas América Latina y el Caribe: Perspectivas de la Región

Cada año en América Latina y el Caribe (ALC), más de 7,300 mujeres mueren de las complicaciones relacionadas con el embarazo y el parto. Aun logros positivos en la salud materna en la región, la gran mayoría de estas muertes se pueden prevenir. En 2003, el GTR (Grupo de Trabajo Regional para la Reducción de [more…]

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Disability, Poverty & Livelihoods Guidance
Disability, Poverty & Livelihoods Resource

Disabilities can exacerbate poverty by increasing the costs incurred by a household for care and treatment, and negatively impacting earnings if the person with a disability is dependent on others for day-to-day support. In turn, living in poverty can increase the likelihood of disability due to hazardous living and working conditions, inadequate access to treatment, [more…]

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Tackling The Taboo: Sexuality And Gender-transformative Programmes To End Child, Early And Forced Marriage And Unions

Tackling the Taboo focuses on the need to address social control of adolescent girls’ sexuality in the fight against child, early and forced marriage and unions, and highlights the vital role played by gender-transformative program. The report presents findings from a review of 23 organizations that work at the intersection of child marriage and sexuality, [more…]

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High Impact Practices in Family Planning (HIPs)

High Impact Practices (HIPs) are a set of evidence-based family planning practices vetted by experts against specific criteria and documented in an easy-to-use format. Endorsed by more than 30 organizations, HIPs help build consensus around our current understanding of what works in family planning. HIPs are identified based on impact on contraceptive use and potential [more…]

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Good Governance in Civil Society Organizations (eManager)

The concept of good governance has gained prominence in development programs over the past decade. Good governance in the health sector and other sectors that have an impact on health is recognized as essential to achieving the Millennium Development Goals. Ministries of health and donors are increasingly looking to civil society organizations (CSOs) as active [more…]

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QuanTB

QuanTB is an electronic quantification and early warning system designed to improve procurement processes, ordering, and supply planning for TB treatment. Created by the USAID-funded Systems for Improved Access to Pharmaceutical and Services (SIAPS) Program, QuanTB is a downloadable desktop tool that transforms complicated calculations into user-friendly graphs displaying key information for managing medicines. When used on a regular basis (e.g., monthly, quarterly), QuanTB serves as an early warning system, providing information on actual versus planned consumption, potential expiries, and stock outs of medicines.

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Misoprostol for Postpartum Hemorrhage Information Kit

Developed by Family Care International (FCI) and Gynuity Health Projects, the Misoprostol for Postpartum Hemorrhage Information Kit contains a range of informational publications and briefing cards on the potential role of a widely available drug (misoprostol) in reducing deaths from postpartum hemorrhage, the leading cause of maternal death and disability in developing countries.

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Preventing Early Pregnancy and Poor Reproductive Outcomes: A Toolkit

In collaboration with the World Health Organization (WHO) and United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), Family Care International developed this advocacy toolkit, available in English, French, and Spanish, to promote the dissemination of WHO guidelines on Preventing early pregnancy and poor reproductive outcomes among adolescents in developing countries, which focus on key actions that aim to [more…]

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