Sexual and reproductive health

Current HRP projects

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HRP* contributes to global work to help people lead healthy sexual and reproductive lives by supporting and coordinating research on a global scale and conducting research in partnership with countries to provide the high-quality information needed to achieve universal access to effective care and to enable people to protect and promote their own health.

HRP currently runs projects in the following thematic areas:


*HRP (the UNDP/UNFPA/UNICEF/WHO/World Bank Special programme of research, development and research training in human reproduction) is the only body within the United Nations system with a global mandate to lead research in sexual and reproductive health and rights and to conduct research capacity strengthening as a core activity.