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Women and HIV : questions answered

RICHEY, Catherine
SHETTY, Vidya
August 2007

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Questions and answers are grouped into 4 sections: basic facts about HIV; family planning and HIV; health of mother and infant; and mother-to-child transmission of HIV

HIV and young children : an annotated bibliography on psychosocial perspectives

SHERR, Lorraine
February 2005

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This annotated bibliography offers a practical guide to the content of the references which informed the literature review presented in BVLF Working Paper 33 (Young Children and HIV/AIDS: Mapping the Field). It is intended to help readers who want to go deeper into the issues and explore the original source material. The bibliography presents the references - mostly to peer-reviewed medical or psychology journals - under subject headings such as "disclosure", "interventions", "parentless children", "social development", and more

Female genital mutilation : a teacher's guide : integrating the prevention and the management of the health complications into the curricula of nursing and midwifery

WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION, Department of Gender and Women's Health
WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION, Department of Reproductive Health and Research
WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION, Family and Community Health
2001

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This manual is part of a set of training tools (which includes a teacher's guide, a student's manual and policy guidelines), which have been produced to build the capacity of health personnel to prevent and to manage the health complications of FGM. They aim to bring FGM into mainstream education for health professionals will increase the pressure for the elimination of the practice. The teacher's manual contains four modules. The first module gives an introductory overview of the problem, considering cultural, ethical and human right implications of the practice. Module 2 looks at ways of involving the communities, and policy makers, in the prevention of FGM. Module 3 explains how to provide support, both medical and psychological, to girls and women with FGM complications. Module 4 looks at the implications of FGM during pregnancy, labour, delivery and post-partum period and at ways to manage complications. This is a useful tool for nursery and midwifery teachers, for community and health workers, and for those willing to raise awareness around the issue of female genital mutilation

Malaria in pregnancy resource package

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This resource package provides tools including training resources, programming resources, and reference materials to help implement programs that will reduce malaria in pregnancy and provide effective treatment for pregnant women with malaria. It is intended for for policymakers, public health professionals, and managers

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