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Safer Conception Services
Posted: Apr 6, 2020
Category: Safer Conception Services

Safer Conception Services

These resources are part of the Safer Conception Services Implementation Guide and Training Toolkit, a package of materials developed by Wits Reproductive Health and HIV Institute to respond to the need for HIV-affected couples to be able to access reproductive healthcare services and plan for a healthy pregnancy with minimal risks of horizontal or vertical HIV transmission.

Information from these documents may be copied and distributed freely, for non-commercial purposes. It is requested that the Safer Conception Service resources be referenced appropriately when used and that the original source is acknowledged where materials are adapted for use in different local contexts.

Reference: Safer Conception Services Implementation Guide and Training Toolkit, September 2018, Johannesburg, South Africa: 2018. Published by Wits Reproductive Health and HIV Institute (Wits RHI)

Implementation Guide for Programme Managers and Health Care Providers  >>> DOWNLOAD

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Pursuing Youth-Powered, Transdisciplinary Programming for Contraceptive Service Delivery across Three Countries
Posted: Jan 24, 2019
Category: Contraception

Pursuing Youth-Powered, Transdisciplinary Programming for Contraceptive Service Delivery across Three Countries

This technical brief analyzes A360’s strategy and lessons learned to date, presenting a case study of the A360 experience in Tanzania, and offering considerations for similar AYSRH implementation in future settings.

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Learn Before You Leap: The Catalytic Power of a Learning Network
Posted: Oct 9, 2018
Category: Multipurpose Prevention Technologies

Learn Before You Leap: The Catalytic Power of a Learning Network

“Learn Before You Leap: The Catalytic Power of a Learning Network” was published in the Stanford Social Innovation Review. Written by IMPT collaborators David Ehrlichman and David Sawyer, this article profiles the IMPT as an example of how learning networks can advance progress in the health and social sectors.

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A strategic action framework for multipurpose prevention technologies combining contraceptive hormones and antiretroviral drugs to prevent pregnancy and HIV
Posted: Oct 9, 2018
Category: Multipurpose Prevention Technologies

A strategic action framework for multipurpose prevention technologies combining contraceptive hormones and antiretroviral drugs to prevent pregnancy and HIV

“A strategic action framework for multipurpose prevention technologies (MPTs) combining contraceptive hormones and antiretroviral drugs to prevent pregnancy and HIV” was published in the European Journal of Contraception and Reproductive Health Care. This article outlines a framework that was developed as an outcome of a series of expert meetings held between 2014 and 2016 which focused on identifying opportunities and challenges for MPTs that combine hormonal contraception (HC) with antiretroviral drugs into single products. The framework aims to present an actionable strategy, by addressing key research gaps and outlining the key areas for progress, to guide current and future HC MPT development.

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She knows best: Engaging girls in adolescent programming
Posted: Apr 20, 2018
Category: Health and rights

She knows best: Engaging girls in adolescent programming

With the support of the David & Lucile Packard Foundation, the International Rescue Committee piloted a new approach to increase access to sexual and reproductive health (SRH) care for adolescents in Goma, Democratic Republic of Congo. The report “She knows best: Engaging girls in adolescent programming” highlights the strategy developed to address foundational facility and community-level barriers that prevent adolescents from accessing and receiving quality SRH services.

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