Reproductive Health Gateway
Reproductive Health Gateway (http://www.rhgateway.org) is an informa-
tion portal for reproductive health professionals that spiders & in-
dexes over 65 international web sites with content on reproductive
health - providing quick access to over 65,000 html pages, PDF docu-
ments and other files in English, French, Spanish and other lan-
If you don't find what you need on RHGateway, a feature allows you to
repeat your search with a single click in databases which are not
spidered by RHGateway like PubMed, POPLINE, the Combined Health In-
formation Database and the Development Experience Clearinghouse.
RHGateway also includes a calendar of events, links to glossaries,
directories, photo resources, publications etc. - all related to re-
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RHGNews, a monthly e-mail announcement of new features and resources
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New sites recently added include:
- Advance Africa: http://www.advanceafrica.org
- ICRW: http://www.icrw.org
- John Snow International UK: http://www.jsiuk.com
- PAHO: http://www.paho.org
- Partners in Population and Development: http://www.south-south.org
- Development Gateway: http://www.developmentgateway.org
REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH RESOURCES RECENTLY FEATURED ON RHGATEWAY
International Family Planning Perspectives Vol. 28 #2 - June 2002
Should family planning and STI prevention and treatment services be
integrated? International Experts Debate the Pros and Cons.
Understanding the Relationships Between Reproductive Health and Gen-
der Equitable Development
This new on-line discussion provides an opportunity to explore with
others the specific, concrete ways that reproductive health and
women's economic status are interrelated, and how they are affected
by gender roles and expectations.
Selected practice recommendations for contraceptive use
New online. Full text available.
Contraceptive Sterilization: Global Issues and Trend
Voluntary sterilization remains the most prevalent form of contracep-
tion worldwide, according to this new book from EngenderHealth. Well
over 20 percent of couples in 22 countries now use sterilization to
preclude future childbearing. In thirteen of these countries, ster-
ilization prevalence ranges from one third to almost one half of all
couples in their reproductive years.
Synergy Project HIV/AIDS E-Newsletter
This E-Newsletter provides regular updates on USAID cooperating
agency activities, USAID Office of HIV-AIDS initiatives, and global
donor/ government/private sector initiatives to prevent and mitigate
HIV/AIDS. Or send an e-mail to email@example.com .
Abortion Policies: A Global Review
The study is an updated, country-by-country examination of national
policies concerning induced abortion and the context within which
abortion takes place. Comparable information is presented for all
Member and non-member States of the United Nations.
New Manual from WHO
Transforming Health Systems: Gender and Rights in Reproductive
Health, designed to be run as a stand-alone, two or three week
course, contains six teaching modules: three foundation modules on
gender, the social determinants of health, and rights, and three ap-
plication modules on available evidence, on policy, and on the health
systems. Case studies and practical material deal with reproductive
health issues, covering a broad spectrum from sexual début and mater-
nal mortality to HIV/AIDS and sexual violence. The 492-page training
curriculum is also available in a CD-ROM version and will be trans-
lated into Mandarin and Spanish.
Standard Days Method Proven 95% Effective in Clinical Trial
The Institute for Reproductive Health at Georgetown University, an-
nounces the publication of results of the efficacy trial for the
Standard Days Method of family planning in the May issue of Contra-
ception. The Standard Days Method is over 95% effective when used
On-line discussion - "Information and communication technologies
(ICT) and their impact on and use as an instrument for the advance-
ment and empowerment of women"
You are invited to participate in this on-line discussion which will
run from 17 June to 19 July 2002. Visit the website to register.
Programme Brief on Gender and HIV/AIDS, 2002
This short programme brief explores some of the major implications
specific to HIV/AIDS. It also reviews those actions with the greatest
relation to UNFPA's support to country responses to the epidemic.
Gender and Relationships: A Pactical Action Kit for Young People
This kit is designed to help young people facilitating youth pro-
grammes and adults working with young people to integrate gender is-
sues into sexual and reproductive health programmes.
June issue of Adapting to Change Learning Program Electronic Newslet-
Includes up-to-date information about the Adapting to Change Program
and its training activities worldwide.
Internet for Nursing, Midwifery, and Health Visiting
This free online tutorial provides information skills for nurses,
midwives, and health visitors, allowing them to make practical use of
the Internet in their work.
Reproductive Freedom News - June issue
Includes articles on Pakistan's rape laws and other reproductive
JHPIEGO TrainerNews(r), Volume V, Issue 4 (Part I)
Contains articles on transfer of learning and alternative learning
PAI Debuts New Interactive Database on Natural Resources and Popula-
PAI invites you to explore this new database, which includes a click-
able map to retrieve data by country, and also allows you to search
by specific natural resource indicators, including population, arable
land, renewable fresh water, carbon dioxide emissions, and forest
Global Contraceptive Use
About two thirds of all couples around the world - or some 650 mil-
lion people - use some form of contraception, according to these new
statistics released by the United Nations.
Lessons learned of the EC/UNFPA Initiative for Reproductive Health in
This publication summarizes a selection of best practices, success
stories and experiences, resulting from over three years of implemen-
tation of the "Asia Initiative". Altogether 19 lessons learned, with
respect to "Adolescent Reproductive and Sexual Health"; "Quality of
Care" and "Community Based Services" are documented.
Freedom to Love Safely: The IPPF Photographic Competition 2002
IPPF is looking for photographs with a contemporary interpretation of
sexual and reproductive health and rights issues, and the reality of
cultural, social, economical and religious constraints within which
many of the world's poorest still live.
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