The value of integrating HIV prevention and contraceptive services
5 June 2020 ¦ In 2019, the ECHO trial reminded the world of the very high HIV incidence among women in parts of southern Africa. Those high levels of HIV, and of sexually transmitted infections, were found among women accessing routine contraceptive services. A new joint report by the World Health Organization and UNAIDS sets out the steps needed to improve and integrate HIV prevention and contraceptive services in order to reduce new HIV infections among women.
10 March 2020 | New evidence on the relationship between sexual health and social context finds a strong association between gender equality, education and family planning. Now, researchers have created a dataset which brings together national surveys from 74 countries, representing 3 million women. For the first time, it allows them to describe trends in demand/use of modern contraceptives alongside social and economic indicators.
29 August 2019 ¦ WHO has changed its recommendations for progestogen-only injectables and intrauterine devices (IUDs) for women at high risk of HIV from a Category 2 to a Category 1. Additional clarifications are provided for the IUD recommendation.
13 June 2019 ¦ A large clinical research study conducted in four African countries found no significant difference in risk of HIV infection among women using one of three highly effective, reversible contraceptive methods. Published today in the Lancet, the study showed that each method had high levels of safety and effectiveness in preventing pregnancy, with all methods well-accepted by the women using them.
7 December 2018在线观看|影视免费观看vip ¦ WHO has launched a new tool intended for front-line health care providers to help women initiate contraception in humanitarian and emergency settings. The tool provides guidance regarding “who” can use contraceptive methods and “how” to use these methods safely and effectively. It also includes a checklist for users on how to be reasonably certain that a woman is not pregnant, as well as a clear graphic that compares the effectiveness of different contraceptive methods.
12 November 2018在线观看|影视免费观看vip ¦ WHO has launched an App for its Medical Eligibility Criteria for Contraceptive Use. This digital tool will facilitate the task of family planning providers in recommending safe, effective and acceptable contraception methods for women with medical conditions or medically-relevant characteristics.
The 5th International Conference on Family Planning (ICFP) from 12-15 October 2018 will convene some 3700 high-level policy-makers, scientists, researchers, programme managers, civic leaders, youth, and diverse organisations from over 120 countries around the world to share their best research and practices and to use their knowledge to expand access to family planning services.
WHO and HRP staff will be presenting over 50 pre-congress and conference sessions. If you are in Kigali, please join us or visit the Cyberstation to see our latest interactive tools include the new app for medical eligibility criteria for contraceptive use
26 September 2018在线观看|影视免费观看vip: On this year’s World Contraception Day, WHO Department of Reproductive Health and Research and HRP are shining a spotlight on the importance of ensuring the provision of a choice of high-quality postpartum contraceptive methods – to prevent unintended pregnancies through the first 12 months following childbirth – to women and their partners.
13 February 2018: Crucial to the success of family planning efforts worldwide is a well-educated and trained health workforce, and for whom, this new edition of Family Planning: A Global Handbook for Providers在线观看|影视免费观看vip, commonly known as the FP Global Handbook has been published today.