sexual and reproductive health

January 25, 2016 to January 28, 2016

APC is playing an active role in the 2016 International Conference on Family Planning (ICFP) in Nusa Dua, Indonesia from January 25-28. Our members will come together with other experts in the family planning community to share best practices, acknowledge past successes and challenges, and plan for the future.

August 03, 2015

APC's grantee, HealthKeepers Network, introduced its youth centered program known as Youth Link Up Program in Ghana to help address the raise in teenage pregnancy and promoting safer sexual practices and increase access to contraceptives for youth.

The Nyanza Reproductive Health Society (NRHS) is active in conducting reproductive health and HIV prevention research and the implementation of HIV intervention services in Kenya. NRHS is comprised of three main projects: The University of Nairobi, Illinois, and Manitoba (UNIM) project, and the Male Circumcision Program (MCP). 

This report describes the background, strategy, accomplishments, and conclusions of the HealthKeepers Network's youth sexual and reproductive health (SRH) program.

Journal Article

This article, contributed to by APC's Leah Elliot, analyzes data from recent Demographic and Health Surveys (DHS) conducted in 21 low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) to examine patterns of interpregnancy intervals, unmet need, pregnancy risk and family planning method use and method mix among women 0–23 months postpartum.

February 25, 2015

Join USAID on Tuesday, March 3, 2015 from 12:30 – 2:00 pm for a lively discussion and demo of three online tools that aggregate data on Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health in Asia, Middle East, and Africa.

The HKN program trains distributors, known as “HealthKeepers,” who directly sell health-promoting products and counsel customers. HKN initiated outreach to work with commercial drivers—known as StationGuards—to promote a healthy lifestyle and provide their peers with reliable access to health protection products and services

Journal Article

This policy analysis argues the policymakers and other stakeholders involved in negotiating the post-2015 development agenda should heed the overwhelming evidence that investing in sexual and reproductive health is effective and cost-effective. 

February 09, 2015

This article describes the issue of teenage pregnancy in Ghana and how the Health Keepers Network is educating community members, especially youth, and providing them with lifesaving health products to bridge the knowledge gap and help improve sexual and reproductive health in the area. 

Clínica de Familia is helping to ensure that the men who are highest risk for acquiring HIV and other STIs have access to unique, high quality, male-friendly health services in the eastern Dominican Republic.