Category: Reproductive Health

  • An Evaluation of Effect of Outreach on Cervical Cancer Prevention Efforts in Rural Ghana
    • This report describes results of an effort to increase participation in cervical cancer prevention services at a semi-rural health center in Ghana where community health nurses were trained to deliver educational messages and schedule appointments with women for a visual inspection with acetic acid (VIA) test. Results of these activities include the effect of outreach on the number of women tested, male participation and locality-specific coverage.
  • Client-Centered Approach to Reproductive Health
    • This manual provides useful information to help the trainer conduct a training program in the client-centered approach to reproductive health. In addition to the modules covering the step-by-step activities that will help participants master different concepts, the information presented ranges from a practical listing of the tools required to short presentations on topics that the trainer will want to be familiar with during the training.
  • Comprehensive Cervical Cancer Control: Guide to Essential Practice
    • This is the pdf version of the WHOís guide to cervical cancer. It is a large file that contains comprehensive coverage of recommended guidelines and practices.
  • Female Genital Mutilation
    • Explains what FGM is, along with the harm it can cause and works to prevent FGM
  • Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting (FGM/C)
    • At the end of this course learners will be able to define female genital mutilation/cutting (FGM/C), describe the different types, and understand the affected population and the reasons for the practice; understand the global prevalence of FGM/C; understand the socio-economic factors contributing to the prevalence rates; identify the immediate and long-term health complications from FGM/C; identify human rights legal instruments that can be used in advocacy efforts to eliminate FGM/C practice; learn from successful country-led initiatives and case studies about the critical programmatic elements that encourage abandonment of FGM/C.
  • How Babies are Made
    • Produced by Medical Aid Films, this movie covers how your body changes in puberty and how babies are made. This video may take several minutes to fully load and requires Quicktime to play, which can be found in the eGranary.
  • Improving the Safety and Effectiveness of Contraception in China, 2008
    • This case-study addresses one example of this long, multi-faceted collaboration: HRPís assistance in improving the safety and effectiveness of Chinaís locally produced contraceptives. The terms of reference for this case-study called for examination of HRPís role in the withdrawal of less effective IUDs (stainless-steel and copper rings) and the once-amonth oral contraceptive, in particular.
  • Improving Women's Sexual Lives
    • Most sexual health education focuses on topics like how a womanís body works, how to practice safer sex, or how to use a family planning method. This type of education is important, but women need more than facts about health to lead healthy, satisfying sexual lives. To improve womenís lives, health workers and communities must address the complicated reasons why women have difficulty asking for what they want and need in their sexual relationships.
  • Manual on Reproductive Health
    • Provides essential knowledge and skills that will help to provide routine reproductive health services. The manual has considered special needs and skills of each category of health professional that belonged to the health center team such as the health officer, the nurse and the environmental health technician, and to some extent the midwife.
  • Preventing Cervical Cancer in Low-Resource Settings: From Research to Practice
    • This report summarizes a regional conference on cervical cancer prevention hosted by Jhpiego in collaboration with Chulalongkorn University and with the support of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Held from 4 to 7 December 2005 in Bangkok, Thailand, the conference reviewed the evidence for approaches to preventing cervical cancer and explored strategies for scaling up interventions in the field. The overall goal of the conference was to move evidence-based interventions for preventing cervical cancer into common practice.
  • Programming for Training: A Resource Package for Trainers, Program Managers, and Supervisors of Reproductive Health and Family Planning Programs
    • This resource package provides an overall approach to programming for training, as well as information, methods, and tools for designing, developing, planning, implementing, and evaluating training. It also provides tools and information for strengthening training systems.
  • Reproductive Health
    • Developed in Ethiopia and intended for health sciences students
  • RHO Cervical Cancer
    • The RHO Cervical Cancer website is designed to provide easy access to science-based information for health program managers and decision-makers seeking to prevent cervical cancer in developing countries and low-resource settings.
  • Safety, Acceptability, and Feasibility of a Single Visit Approach to Cervical Cancer Prevention: Results from a Demonstration Project in Ghana
    • This project assessed the value of a single visit approach (SVA) using a combination of visual inspection of the cervix with acetic acid (VIA) and cryotherapy in an urban area of Ghana (Accra). Data were collected measuring safety, acceptability, feasibility and program effort (SAFE); project findings are described in this report.
  • Sexual and Reproductive Health for HIV-Positive Women and Adolescent Girls: A Manual for Trainers and Programme
    • This manual provides information and a structure for a four-day training and a two-day planning workshop that will enable program managers and health workers to provide comprehensive, nonjudgmental, and high-quality SRH care and support to HIV-positive women and adolescent girls. The manual is designed for a local context with limited resources and is available in PDF format in English, French, Portuguese, Russian, and Spanish.
  • Sexual Health, HIV and Aids: Teaching Young Children and Adolescents
    • This booklet provides information and ideas for teaching children and young people about sexual health, HIV and AIDS. The main aim is to protect children and young people from the many risks of early sex. The booklet is for teachers, health workers and other development workers involved in teaching children and young people about sexual health, HIV and AIDS. It is also useful for those caring for children from families affected by HIV and AIDS.