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A renewed commitment to family planning

2009 A renewed commitment to family planning The International Conference on Family Planning in Kampala, Uganda, from 15-18 November will draw more than 1,000 family planning researchers and experts, program managers and health

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Oxfam: Will leaders act now to save lives and make health care free in poor countries?

2009 Oxfam: Will leaders act now to save lives and make health care free in poor countries? User fees for health care are a life or death issue for millions of people in poor countries. Too poor to pay, women and children are paying with their lives. For those who do pay, over 100 million are

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IPPF: Speech at ECOSOC Ministerial Review

2010 UN Economic and Social Council - Annual Ministerial Review8 July 2009Speech by Dr Gill Greer, Director-GeneralThank you for this opportunity to speak to you today on behalf of the 148 community-based Member Associations affiliated to the International Planned Parenthood Federation working in 170 countries.

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Abortion

Adolescents and Youth

ICPD

Investing in Maternal, Newborn and Child Health: the Case for Asia and the Pacific

2010 A new report calls for increased investment in the health of mothers and children in Asia and the Pacific. Authors of 'Investing in Maternal, Newborn and Child Health – the Case for Asia and the Pacific' warn that global financial and economic crisis must not derail investment in the world’s poorest region.

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Findings from the UN Millennium Project

2010 The UN Millennium Project found that sexual and reproductive health is crucial for the achievement of the MDGs. Access to family planning services; safe motherhood; prevention efforts as well as treatment of

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HIV/AIDS

Adding it Up: The Benefits of SRH Care

2010 Published by the Alan Guttmacher Institute (AGI) and UNFPA, this report makes the case for increased funding for sexual and reproductive health services — particularly in resource-poor countries — by illustrating unusually broad societal and individual impact of investments in sexual and reproductive health.

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Advocacy

Access to Sexual & Reproductive Health Services is Key to the MDGs

2010 US-based APA member, Population Action International argues the case for sexual & reproductive health, looking specifically at 6 of the 8 MDGs. The Fact Sheet includes a summary of major issues with country examples, and some key recommendations.http://www.populationaction.org/Publications/Fact_Sheets/FS31/Summary.shtml

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Background documents on ICPD

2010 State of World Population 2004: The Cairo Consensus at 10: Population, Reproductive Health, and the Global Effort to End Poverty Report from UNFPA

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ICPD

FCI briefing cards on MDGs

2010 FCI briefing cards on MDGs and SRH Family Care International has produced briefing cards on the Millennium Development Goals and sexual and reproductive health to raise awareness among governments, NGOs and others of the

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Advocacy

Ranking the Rich: First Annual CGD/FP Commitment to Development Index

2010 Ranking the Rich: First Annual CGD/FP Commitment to Development Index In a groundbreaking new ranking, Foreign Policy teamed up with the Center for Global Development to create the first annual CGD/FP Commitment to Development Index, which grades 21 rich nations

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National Advocacy - Small grant activities in 2009

2010 APA provides support to national advocacy campaigns by members, primarily through small grants. The program allows members to plan in-country advocacy activities based on national priorities. In 2009, APA's Small Grants Program entered its eighth cycle. Each country was allocated USD 25,000 to implement activities.

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Advocacy

HIV/AIDS

US Secretary of States renews commitment to reproductive health and ICPD

2010 In a speech on 9 January at the State Department, Secretary Hilary Rodham Clinton renewed the US government's support and dedication to meeting the health and development goals laid out in the International Conference on Population Development (ICPD) and other related UN agreements, including the Millennium Development Goals.

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ICPD

Australia and UNFPA strengthen cooperation

2010 4 December 2009AusAID Media ReleaseMINISTER FOR FOREIGN AFFAIRS STEPHEN SMITHToday I signed a new partnership agreement with Dr Thoraya Obaid, Executive Director of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA).

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HIV/AIDS

New Global Consensus on Maternal, Newborn and Child Health to save over 10 million lives

2009 New Global Consensus on Maternal, Newborn and Child Health to save over 10 million lives World leaders commit to new funding for women's and children's health... More is neededA new Consensus for Maternal, Newborn and Child Health, setting out five key action steps to save the lives of more than 10 million women and children by 2015, was launched yesterday at a high-level

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EU surpasses US as top donor in population assistance

2010 The collective efforts of the European Union (EU) have made it the single greatest donor of population assistance worldwide, as a joint study of the German Foundation for World Population (DSW) and the

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Australia: new guidelines for international family planning

2010 By Farah Farouque, The Age newspaper21 August 2009Australian overseas aid can now be used to fund abortions of foetuses of up to 20 weeks in countries where it is legal.

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Financing Global Health 2009

2009 Financing Global Health 2009 provides a comprehensive picture of the total amount of funding for global health projects spanning two decades. It takes into account funding from aid agencies in 22

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Global health funding: how much, where it comes from and where it goes

2010 By David McCoy, Sudeep Chand and Devi SridharHealth Policy and Planning AbstractGlobal health funding has increased in recent years. This has been accompanied by a proliferation in the number of global health actors and initiatives. This paper describes the state of global heath finance, taking into account government and private sources of finance, and raises and discusses a number of policy issues related to global health governance. A schematic describing the different actors and three global health finance functions is used to organize the data presented, most of which are secondary data from the published literature and annual reports of relevant actors. In two cases, we also refer to currently

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Financing global health: tracking development assistance for health from 1990 to 2007

2010 The Lancet, Volume 373, Issue 9681, Pages 2113 - 212420 June 2009By Nirmala Ravishankar PhD, Paul Gubbins BA, Rebecca J Cooley MED, Katherine Leach-Kemon MPH, Catherine M Michaud MD, Prof Dean T Jamison PhD, Prof Christopher JL Murray MD Background The need for timely and reliable information about global health resource flows to low-income and middle-income countries is widely recognised. We aimed to provide a comprehensive assessment of development assistance for health (DAH) from 1990 to 2007.

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HIV/AIDS

HIV and AIDS Programs: How they Support Health System Strengthening

2010 Funding for disease-specific interventions or programs have traditionally been channeled vertically, however with the growing recognition of the role of strong health systems to effectively implement these programs has caused many funders to explore how funding can be used to improve service delivery in weak health systems. In this paper, funded by UNAIDS, the US-based Results for Development Institute explores the importance of how funding for AIDS has helped to strengthen health systems in the past and the role it can play in the next 25 years in improving the delivery of interventions while simultaneously helping to improve overall system performance.  

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HIV/AIDS


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