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February 16, 2017

GREAT Project How-To Guide

The Gender Roles, Equality, and Transformations (GREAT) Project is an evidence-based international development intervention that succeeded in improving gender norms related to sexual and reproductive...

February 16, 2017

HOPE LVB Toolkit

The Health of People and the Environment in the Lake Victoria Basin (HoPE-LVB) toolkit has been developed to share lessons learned and best practices from the HoPE-LVB project - described as one of...

February 14, 2017

How Do Community Health Workers Contribute to Better Nutrition? - Advocacy Tools

This set of advocacy resources is intended to help government ministry staff and other in-country stakeholders to advocate for increased involvement of community health workers (CHW) in promoting...

February 14, 2017

The Impact of Gender on Advanced Maternal Age and High-Parity Pregnancy in Niger and Togo

“When we go to a prenatal or pediatric exam, they advise us about FP methods for spacing the births…at home, when we tell our husbands, they refuse under the pretext that these methods create...

February 13, 2017

The Soul Beat 266 - Promoting the Sexual and Reproductive Health of Young People in Africa

Soul Beat Africa The Soul Beat 266 - Promoting the Sexual and Reproductive Health of Young People in Africa February 14 2017

February 9, 2017

Nutrition and Hygiene for Orphans and Vulnerable Children in Nigeria - A Training Guide for Community-Based Organizations

The Nutrition and Hygiene for Orphans and Vulnerable Children in Nigeria training package is designed to provide basic technical knowledge on nutrition and hygiene needs for children who are 2–17...

February 6, 2017

Advanced Maternal Age and High-Parity Pregnancy – The Role of Culture and Community Support in Family Planning in Togo and Niger

“Having many children is a prevalent, if not expected, reproductive norm in Niger and Togo, but socio-cultural norms around large families vary slightly according to context. In urban Togo, for...

February 2, 2017

Advanced Maternal Age and High-Parity Pregnancy - Perceived Risks and Associated Provider Communication Barriers in Togo and Niger

“A woman is considered to be of advanced maternal age (AMA) when she is age 35 or older, and she is considered high parity (HP) when she has had five or more pregnancies”.

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This guide is designed to empower the media in South Africa to help dispel the many negative beliefs that surround mental health. As stated in the...

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