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Clinical Updates in Reproductive Health

Alice Mark, Eds.: IPAS, (2016)


The publication is designed to provide Ipas staff, trainers, partners and other health-care providers with access to up-to-date, evidence-based recommendations. In general, the recommendations are the same as those in the World Health Organization’s 2012 Safe Abortion: Technical and Policy Guidance for Health Systems, Second edition. In rare cases, the recommendations have been modified due to the settings where Ipas works. In addition, if there is more current evidence to inform the recommendations, they will be updated here.
http://www.ipas.org/es-MX/Resources/Ipas%20Publica...


Common Threads, Common Practice Best Practice Guide: Working with Immigrant and Refugee Women in Sexual and Reproductive Health

Multicultural Centre for Women’s Health, (2012)


Common Threads, Common Practice provides a concise, easy to use reference guide for best practice when working with immigrant and refugee women in sexual and reproductive health.
http://www.mcwh.com.au/downloads/publications/MCWH...


Guidelines for integrating gender-based violence interventions in humanitarian action: reducing risk, promoting resilience and aiding recovery

Inter-Agency Standing Committee, (2015)


These guidelines provide practical guidance and effective tools for humanitarians and communities affected by armed conflict, natural disasters and other humanitarian emergencies to coordinate, plan, implement, monitor and evaluate essential actions for the prevention and mitigation of gender-based violence (GBV), accross all stages of disaster and emergency management: from preparedness to recovery.
http://gbvguidelines.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/0...


Medical eligibility criteria for contraceptive use (5 edition)

World Health Organization WHO, (2015)


This document is part of the process for improving the quality of care in family planning. Medical eligibility criteria for contraceptive use (MEC), the first edition of which was published in 1996, prsents current World Health Organization (WHO) guidance on the safety of various contraceptive e- methods for use in the context of specific health conditions and characteristics. This is the fifth edtion of the MEC –the latest in the series of periodic updates
http://apps.who.int/iris/bitstream/10665/181468/1/...


Taking Stock of Reproductive Health in Humanitarian Settings: 2012-2014 Inter-agency Working Group on Reproductive Health in Crises' Global Review

Chen Reis, Ruwan Ratnayake, (2015)


Conflict and Health, vol. 9 Supplment 1. Free download of all articles at: http://www.conflictandhealth.com/supplements/9/S1 The IAWG has undertaken an updated review to identify services, quantify progress, document gaps and determine future directions for programs, advocacy and funding priorities. The 2014 review clearly highlights that humanitarian and development actors must identify and develop effective strategies to meaningfully engage affected communities to icrease use of reproductive health services, meet their reproductive health needs, and augment participation in the programs that affect their lives
http://www.conflictandhealth.com/supplements/9/S1


Health worker roles in providing safe abortion care and post-abortion contraception

World Health Organization, (2015)


Planned and regulated task shifting and task sharing can have a range of benefits. It can ensure a rational optimization of the available health workforce, address health system shortages of specialized health-care professionals, improve equity in access to health care and increase the acceptability of health services for those receiving them. This guideline provides a range of options for expanding of health worker roles in the provision of safe abortion care, the management of complications of abortion (also known as post-abortion care in some settings and provided as part of emergency obstetric care) and for post-abortion contraception provision.
http://www.who.int/reproductivehealth/publications...


"I See That It Is Possible" Gender-based Violence Disability Toolkit

(2015)


This toolkit is intended to support GBV staff to build disability inclusion into their work, and to strengthen the capacity of GBV practitioners to use a survivor-centered approach when providing services to survivors with disabilities. The tools are designed to complement existing guidelines, protocols and tools for GBV prevention and response, and should not be used in isolation from these. GBV practitioners are encouraged to adapt the tools to their individual programs and contexts, and to integrate pieces into standard GBV tools and resources. You can download from the Website different languages
https://womensrefugeecommission.org/?option=com_zd...


Safe abortion: technical and policy guidance for health systems

World Health Organization, (2012)


2nd edition. This new edition provides policy-makers, programme managers and health-service providers with the latest evidence-based guidance on clinical care. It includes information on how to establish and strengthen services, and outlines a human-rights-based approach to laws and policies on safe, comprehensive abortion care. This guidelines is available in English; French, Spanish; Japanese; Russian; Portuguese; Romanian and Ukrainian
http://www.who.int/reproductivehealth/publications...


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