Actions for improved clinical and prevention services and choices preventing HIV and other sexually transmitted infections among women and girls using contraceptive services in contexts with high HIV incidence

According to the recent Evidence for Contraceptive Options and HIV Outcomes Study (ECHO) (Box 1) (1), the incidence of HIV infection and other sexually transmitted infections (STIs) remains high among adolescent girls and women in parts of East and Southern Africa. But, there and elsewhere, contraceptive services offer limited choices for HIV prevention and for contraception.

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Interactive map: Projects implementing High Impact Practices (HIPs)

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Johns Hopkins University

Use this interactive map to connect with other programs implementing HIPs and to learn from each other’s successes and challenges. Developed with support from the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Knowledge for Health (K4Health) Project, the map includes any relevant family planning program, whether funded by USAID or other donors or governments.

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My 30 years of hope, empowerment, and politics in reproductive health

Jane Hutchings is retiring as director of the Reproductive Health Program after 30-plus years at PATH. Here she speaks on building up women’s health, family planning, and tearing down barriers to contraceptive access.

Departures often serve to kick-start reflection. After more than 30 years, I will be retiring from PATH and have been thinking about the “then,” when I joined PATH in 1983, and the “now” as I clearly see the conclusion of my time here.

Jane Hutchings

Webinar: MPT Acceptability in Uganda, Nigeria and South Africa


Meeting Description:

We invite you to join this exciting live webinar, co-hosted by CAMI Health and AVAC:

MPT Acceptability in Uganda, Nigeria and South Africa

Summary of Market Research Data by Ipsos Healthcare, with support from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Live webinar featuring:

Moushira El-Sahn - Social and Public Healthcare Research Associate Director

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