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Seminars on ‘Demographic Dividend Africa’ and ‘Zika Virus’

Posted in articles by on May 2, 2016

Woman and Child Health Research Centre (W&CHRC) has organized seminars on ‘Demographic Dividend Africa’ by John F. May and on ‘Zika Virus: Confronting a new epidemic’ by Marge Berer for ITM’s Master of Public Health and Short course students. Please follow the links for their full presentations. J. May_Demographic Dividend Africa_ITM_29 March 2016 M. … Read more »

Implementation and effects of demand generation interventions in low- and middle-income family planning programs: A systematic review

Posted in articles by on April 21, 2016

As part of its family planning strategy, the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) has commissioned a systematic review on family planning demand generation interventions in low and middle-income countries (LMIC). The objectives of the review were: to synthesize evidence on the implementation process and costs of demand interventions, and to … Read more »

Burkina Faso introduces free maternal and child healthcare

Posted in articles by on March 24, 2016

The government of Burkina Faso will provide free healthcare for children under-five, pregnant women, deliveries and caesareans, and breast and uterine cancer screening. The promise to make maternal and child healthcare free continues the progress that Burkina Faso and many other countries in the region have been making towards extending coverage … Read more »

A dissemination meeting on ‘gestational diabetes screening and management’ held in Rabat, Morocco

Posted in articles by on March 16, 2016

On February 26th 2016 the results of a study exploring the situation on gestational diabetes screening and management in two provinces of Morocco were presented during a dissemination meeting held at the National School of Public Health (ENSP), Rabat, Morocco. The research has been conceptualized with the support of various … Read more »