Call for RHL Contributors
Available in multiple languages, WHO’ Reproductive Health Library (RHL) is visited over 200,000 times a month by reproductive health providers worldwide. The WHO Reproductive Health Library includes high-quality summaries of systematic reviews relevant to reproductive health providers, WHO recommendations on reproductive health practice, and how-to videos of key reproductive health procedures.
- Have experience in reproductive health practice and/or research
- Are interested in opportunities for international collaboration and knowledge translation
- Are keen to work with WHO on improving the quality of reproductive health care worldwide
- Have good writing and scientific skills
All expressions of interest can be sent to RHL@who.int.
Call for intention of interest:
The HRP Special Programme submits its research projects for consideration, comment, guidance and approval to an established advisory body of international experts to assess each project’s scientific design, as well as technical and financial/budgetary aspects. HRP research projects cover all topic areas of sexual and reproductive health and includes projects that involve human participants, involve biological material obtained from human participants, obtain information from human participants, access records on human participants or involve experiments in animals. The type of research under consideration is not restricted and includes: basic, biomedical, epidemiological, social science, as well as operations, implementation, health systems and programme development research. If you are currently, or have recently served on a research proposal/protocol review body technically assessing projects in sexual and reproductive health, and you are interested in being considered as a member of the HRP Research Project Review Panel, please submit your interest via e-mail to (firstname.lastname@example.org) with your e-mail subject line reading “HRP Research Project Review Panel”. Please include a recent consolidated C.V, including a publication list as appropriate.
What is the optimal rate of caesarean section at population level? A systematic review of ecologic studies
Accelerating dual elimination of Mother-To-Child Transmission of Syphilis and HIV through use of new diagnostic tools
Comparing effectiveness of two client follow-up approaches in sustaining the use of Long Acting Reversible Contraceptives (LARC) among the underserved in rural Punjab, Pakistan: a study protocol and participants’ profile
For every woman, every child, everywhere: a universal agenda for the health of women, children, and adolescents
Uterotonic agents for preventing postpartum haemorrhage: a network meta-analysis
Formative research and development of innovative tools for “Better Outcomes in Labour Difficulty” (BOLD): study protocol
The development of a Simplified, Effective, Labour Monitoring-to-Action (SELMA) tool for Better Outcomes in Labour Difficulty (BOLD): study protocol
WHO Better Outcomes in Labour Difficulty (BOLD) project: innovating to improve quality of care around the time of childbirth
When getting there is not enough: a nationwide cross-sectional study of 998 maternal deaths and 1451 near-misses in public tertiary hospitals in a low-income country
A temperature-monitoring vaginal ring for measuring adherence
Burden of obstetric fistula: from measurement to action
Combined hormonal contraceptive use among breastfeeding women: an updated systematic review
Superficial venous disease and combined hormonal contraceptives: a systematic review
Safety of the progesterone-releasing vaginal ring (PVR) among lactating women: a systematic review
Hormonal contraceptive methods and risk of HIV acquisition in women: a systematic review of epidemiological evidence
- Sexual health, human rights and the law
Recommendations for Augmentation of Labour
Safe abortion: Technical & policy guidance for health systems
- A practical guide for engaging with mobile operators in mHealth for RMNCH
Brief sexuality-related communication
- A tool for strengthening STI surveillance at the country level
Ensuring human rights within contraceptive service delivery
Medical eligibility criteria for contraceptive use
Orientaciones mundiales sobre los criterios y procesos para la validación de la eliminación de la transmisión maternoinfantil del VIH y la sífilis
Aspectos destacados de 2014
Élimination de la transmission mère-enfant du VIH et de la syphilis
Événements marquants de l’année 2014
Diagnóstico laboratorial de doenças sexualmente transmissíveis, incluindo o vírus da imunodeficiência humana
La Prevenzione ed eliminazione dell’abuso e della mancanza di rispetto durante l’assistenza al parto presso le strutture ospedaliere
International Council of Nurses and Council of National Representatives International Conference Theme: Global Citizen, Global Nursing
18-23 June 2015 – Seoul, Republic of Korea
This meeting will bring together nurses from all over the world to advance and improve the coverage and quality of health services, demonstrate the nursing contribution to the health of individuals, families and communities and provide opportunities for nurses to disseminate knowledge and expertise within the international community.
ICM Asia Pacific Regional Conference Theme: Midwifery care for every mother and their newborn
19-22 July 2015 – Yokohama, Japan
The Japanese Nursing Association in conjunction with the Japanese Midwives Association and Japan Academy of Midwifery will be hosting the International Confederation of Midwives Asia Pacific Regional Conference. This is a conference that takes place every three years and offers a platform to share technical skills and scientific knowledge related to midwifery in addition to promoting the role of midwifery as a specialist profession.
1st ECOWAS (Economic Community Of West African States) Good Practices Forum in Health
Theme of Forum: Ending Preventable Mother and Child Deaths in West Africa - What works in Reproductive Health and Family Planning
The West African Health Organization, in collaboration with Member States and partners, are in the process of organizing the 1st ECOWAS Good Practices Forum in Health (FBPS) that will be held on 29-31 July 2015 in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso.
The forum will bring together senior officials from ministries of health, regional health experts, researchers and managers of training and research institutions, major local, regional and international NGOs, managers of private companies involved in the health sector, as well as partners in the region and elsewhere.
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