In Nigeria, orphans, vulnerable children, and young people (OVCYP) are the largest at-risk group amongst the entire population. A vulnerable child is below the age of 18 who is currently or likely to be exposed to adverse conditions, thereby subjected to significant physical, emotional, or mental stress resulting in inhibited socio-economic development.
Adapted from the article “How Enhanced Engagement with The Private Sector Can Expand Access to Family Planning and Bring the World Closer to Universal Health Coverage” developed by Adam Lewis and FP2030.
Introducing our new blog series that highlights local research produced with support from the D4I project, 'Going Local: Strengthening Local Capacity in General Local Data to Solve Local FP/RH Development Challenges.'
We are pleased to introduce our new blog series, FP in UHC, developed and curated by FP2030, Knowledge SUCCESS, PAI, and MSH. The blog series will provide valuable insights into how family planning (FP) contributes to the achievement of Universal Health Coverage (UHC), with perspectives from leading organizations in the field. This is the second post in our series, focusing on engaging the private sector to ensure that FP is included in UHC.
Reproductive health advocates in the Philippines faced a tough 14-year long battle to turn the Responsible Parenthood and Reproductive Health Act of 2012 into a landmark law in December 2012.
This post will highlight nine recommendations presented by UNFPA’s recent “Technical Brief on the Integration of Menstrual Health into Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights Policies and Programmes” that are immediately doable, use tools that many AYSRH initiatives already have at their disposal, and are particularly relevant to adolescents and youth.
As we mark the thirty-fourth World AIDS Day on December 1, 2022, more needs to be done to ensure that HIV is prevented, treated, and eventually eradicated.