Saving Lives & Value for Money

Saving Lives & Value for Money

Political commitment is needed to turn research into action, to capitalise on the potential efficiency and effectiveness of integrating sexual and reproductive health (SRH) and HIV services. Saving lives and using investment effectively is a top global health priority around

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Pioneering research: integrated services can enhance global HIV and family planning efforts

Pioneering research: integrated services can enhance global HIV and family planning efforts

A five year research project that looked into the cost, quality, health benefits and stigma reduction with integrated HIV and sexual and reproductive health service delivery in Africa shows that there are benefits to integration. Key findings include: –  Integration

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Best Practice and Success from Swaziland: Celebrating Integrated SRH HIV Services

Best Practice and Success from Swaziland: Celebrating Integrated SRH HIV Services

Integration of Sexual and Reproductive Health and HIV services means better services for clients and health care providers. A new report celebrating “Best Practices in Linking HIV and Sexual Reproductive Health Rights” highlights Siphofaneni Clinic in Swaziland as a centre

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Integrated Facility Assessment Toolkit

Integrated Facility Assessment Toolkit

This toolkit comes from the assessment of integrated sexual and reproductive health (ARHR) & HIV/AIDS facilities in Malawi. To learn more about the project, funded by the European Union and UNFPA, visit the SRHR & HIV Linkages project page. An

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International Innovation: Dr Susannah Mayhew addressing the Integra Initiative

International Innovation: Dr Susannah Mayhew addressing the Integra Initiative

Dr Susannah Mayhew, one of the principal investigators of the Integra Initiative, joins International Innovation to discuss the Integra Initiative, which has delivered tangible policy recommendations to improve the delivery of services for women at risk of or living with HIV

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Linkages project achieves good results – Review confirms that linking sexual and reproductive health with HIV improves services.

Linkages project achieves good results – Review confirms that linking sexual and reproductive health with HIV improves services.

Significant progress has been made in all seven countries where the joint UNFPA/UNAIDS regional project on Linking SRHR and HIV in Southern Africa” or “SRHR and HIV Linkages Project”, since 2011. In Botswana, for instance, a 30 per cent increase in women

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Integra Initiative Newsletter: Issue 6

Integra Initiative Newsletter: Issue 6

Issue 6 – August 2013: The 6th issue of Integra newsletter highlights the key research findings from the five year pioneering research project, the ‘Integra Initiative’, with a specific focus on cost and efficiency and on clients’ perspectives and preferences for integrated services. This

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National Dissemination Event of Integra Initiative Research Findings in Swaziland

National Dissemination Event of Integra Initiative Research Findings in Swaziland

On the 4th of July 2013, the Integra initiative team has launched – in coordination and organization with the Family Life Association of Swaziland (FLAS) – the key findings from a pioneering five-year operations research initiative on SRH and HIV integration at the national

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Integra Initiative: National Dissemination Meeting in Kenya

Integra Initiative: National Dissemination Meeting in Kenya

Today 25 June 2013, the Integra initiative team has launched the key findings from a pioneering five-year operations research initiative on SRH and HIV integration at the national dissemination meeting in Kenya, at Panafric Hotel in Nairobi. Kenya is one of the

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Hand-Over Ceremony of the SRHR and HIV Linkages Project in Botswana

Hand-Over Ceremony of the SRHR and HIV Linkages Project in Botswana

A handover ceremony of medical equipment was launched in Mochudi, Botswana, as part of the ‘SRHR and HIV Linkages Project’ which is supported by the European Union in seven South African countries. The project’s overall aim is helping these countries

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