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A qualitative study to explore the barriers and enablers for young people with disabilities to access sexual and reproductive health services in Senegal
Abstract Use of sexual and reproductive health (SRH) services is low amongst young people in Senegal. Although the evidence base on young people’s SRH needs is growing, research on access to SRHExpand
Youth Voucher Program in Madagascar Increases Access to Voluntary Family Planning and STI Services for Young People
Program accomplishments during the first 18 months: More than 58,000 free vouchers distributed to young people, of which 74% were redeemed. 79% chose long-acting reversible contraceptives (LARCs) andExpand
Experiences of being, and working with, young people with disabilities as peer researchers in Senegal: The impact on data quality, analysis, and well-being
The ‘insider’ status of peer researchers can increase access to study informants, enhance data quality and empower them, but comes with challenges related to their ability to collect and analyseExpand
Knowledge and provision of misoprostol among pharmacy workers in Senegal: a cross sectional study
BackgroundMaking misoprostol widely available for management of postpartum haemorrhage (PPH) and post abortion care (PAC) is essential for reducing maternal mortality. Private pharmacies (thereafterExpand
Increasing Access to Family Planning Choices Through Public-Sector Social Franchising: The Experience of Marie Stopes International in Mali
While social franchising has been highly successful with private-sector providers, in Mali the approach was expanded to public-sector community health clinics. From 2012 to 2015, these clinics servedExpand
Helping Postpartum Women in Mali Achieve Their Fertility Intentions: Perspectives From Introduction of the Dedicated Postpartum IUD Inserter
In this pilot introduction setting, trained providers reported higher acceptance and preference for the dedicated inserter compared with the conventional postpartum insertion with forceps, suggestingExpand
Increasing access to voluntary family planning and STI services for young people. The youth voucher program in Madagascar.
In 2013 with support from USAID and UNFPA in response to high rates of pregnancy early marriage and low contraceptive use amongst 15-19 year olds in Madagascar Marie Stopes Madagascar (MSM) piloted aExpand
Understanding ICT Behaviors among Health Workers in Sub-Saharan Africa: A Cross-Sectional Study for Laboratory Persons in Uganda
A cross-sectional survey to ascertain the capacity of laboratory persons in using ICTs was conducted in 15 Ugandan districts (July-August 2013). A self-administered questionnaire served as dataExpand
From Cool Girl to Dead Girl: Gone Girl and the Allure of Female Victimhood
This chapter focuses on Gillian Flynn’s most recent novel, Gone Girl (2012), and the fetishisation of female victimhood as a cultural phenomenon. This novel centres on a female protagonist whoseExpand