This is an information sheet for consumers about the hormonal contraceptive known as Depo-Provera (DMPA) and the WHO grading system for contraceptives explains key issues in plain language.
Running from September 2014 to December 2017, the Obulamu Campaign in Uganda forms a multi-channel communication platform using the standard greeting "How’s Life" as its umbrella slogan to integrate six health areas: HIV/AIDS, family planning, malaria, maternal and child health, nutrition and TB.
The Zambian government launched a Community Health Assistant (CHA) program in 2010. The Ministry’s goal was to train 5,000 new CHAs by 2017—a massive investment in a country with only 6,000 nurses.
This guideline is meant to help countries to more effectively and efficiently plan, develop and monitor programmes and services that promote gender equality and human rights and hence are more acceptable and appropriate for women living with HIV, taking into account the national and local epidemiological context. It discusses implementation issues that health interventions and service delivery must address to achieve gender equality and support human rights.
This is a short video (about 1.5 minutes) about getting tested for HIV. It encourages the viewer to stop caring about what others think, and get tested so that they know the truth about their health status and can take action.
This is a reference guide for family planning counseling of individuals, couples, and special groups by train VCT counselors. It lists various types of contraception, and then divides the audience by men, d women and couples and for each offers guidance depending on whether the individual being counseled is HIV positive or HIV negative.
African Transformation is a set of participatory activities designed to foster gender equity in communities and societies.
The Communication for Healthy Living initiative was implemented on a national scale as well as in underserved communities, using a full spectrum of communication approaches from mass media and publicity events, to community mobilization and empowerment, to client-provider counseling support.
This video explains the basics of HTSP in a short animated form.
Healthy Timing and Spacing of Pregnancies (HTSP) is an approach to helping couples time their pregnancies to occur during a mother’s healthiest years (ages 18-34) and space pregnancies by 3 to 5 years, improving both maternal and child health.