Reproductive Health and COVID-19

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1/11/2022 Deputy Director, Technical at fhi 360 Location: Country OfficeSupervisor: Director, Prevention, Care and Treatment (PCT)Basic Function:Under the supervision of the Director (PCT), the Deputy Director-Technical provides leadership and technical support to the EPIC Activity 2 project team in HIV clinical care and reproductive health with primary focus on implementation of comprehensive HIV-COVID integration. S/he will lead a coordinated, strategic response to overcome the COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on ...
1/11/2022 Last Mile Assurance Internship Last Mile Assurance InternshipLocation: UNFPA HQ in NY or remotely (pending COVID-19 circumstances)Full/Part-time: Part/Full-time (approximately 15-40 hours per week)Duration: 3 to 6 months (starting as from February ... The Position:UNFPA is the largest public sector distributor of reproductive health commodities in the world, working with Ministries of Health and international family planning NGOs in 90+ countries to fulfill our mandate.In order ...
12/22/2021 Speaker calls for health panel ... Covid-19, a strategy to protect health especially from infectious diseases is necessary and a committee of members should be constituted in this regard, which should be in touch with the concerned stakeholders in future and work.He said this during discussion on 'Use of the power of MPs and MLAs for the improvement of reproductive health services during and after Covid-19 in India' was organized by the World ...
12/20/2021 Mobile health units are saving lives in Libya ... COVID-19 pandemic have increased pressure on maternal and reproductive health services -- already in short supply -- disproportionately impacting the lives of women and girls. In remote areas like Ghat, in the western part of the country near the Algerian border, services are even harder to access.Since 2018, UNFPA and its partners have deployed mobile health units throughout the country, consisting of a medical team leader, two specialized obstetricians/gynaecologists ...
12/1/2021 World: The effects of COVID-19 on Sexual and Reproductive Health: A Case Study of Six Countries The effects of COVID-19 on Sexual and Reproductive Health: A Case Study of Six CountriesAttachmentsExecutive SummaryGlobal responses to the COVID-19 pandemic are intersecting with pre-existing pervasive sexual and reproductive health inequities which disproportionately impact vulnerable populations. While COVID-19 has a severe, and in some cases, devastating impact on health systems around the world, studies show that people whose human rights are least protected ...
11/28/2021 Voter Suppression Is Affecting All of Us ‚Äî but We Have the Power to Stop It ... COVID-19 pandemic to the human-rights crisis at our border. And if 2016 and 2020 taught us anything, we learned just how important every single vote is in determining the future of our country and our communities. It couldn‚Aot be clearer in Texas as women fight for the freedom to make their own decisions about their reproductive health; in California when voters had to make a critical decision ...
10/18/2021 Ways People Are Leading War against COVID-19 Pandemic With the world continuing to grapple with COVID-19 pandemic challenges, there are people in the community who are trying to help fight the pandemic. According to the recent revelation of a new UN plan ... help take action against the COVID-19 pandemic Offering essential reproductive health services With several countries resorting to implementing lockdown, there are women who are finding it difficult to access contraception and safe absorption. To ...
10/8/2021 Texas health organizations have a responsibility to promote vaccines ... joined more than 50 other medical advocacy organizations calling for health facilities to require their employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19. It is the only state-level organization to add their name to the ... organizations that have been outspoken on issues as diverse as reproductive health, reducing the number of uninsured and expanding the mental health workforce. But when it comes to the biggest public health emergency of our ...
10/6/2021 What does gender equality look like today? ... COVID-19 pandemic, struggling with disproportionately high job and livelihood losses, education disruptions and increased burdens of unpaid care work. Women‚Aos health services, poorly funded even before the pandemic, faced major disruptions, undermining women‚Aos sexual and reproductive health. And despite women‚Aos central role in responding to COVID-19, including as front-line health workers, they are still largely bypassed for leadership positions they deserve.UN Women‚Aos ...
10/6/2021 Yes, experts say pregnant women should be vaccinated After the first injection became available in December last year, false information about the COVID-19 vaccine and female reproductive health spread rapidly. Since then, the general myth that the COVID-19 vaccine causes complications of infertility, miscarriage and childbirth has been uncovered by health agencies and professionals across the country. However, many women are still hesitant to get vaccinated, and many choose not to get vaccinated at all. In ...
9/30/2021 Sexual and reproductive health brought closer to communities Sexual and reproductive health brought closer to communities The Ondangwa Adolescent and Youth Health Centre, in collaboration with the Society of Family Health, has implemented mobile health clinics in northern Namibia to bring sexual and ... the mobile clinics, we are conducting HIV tests, screening for Covid-19, handing out condoms and providing education on family planning. All of this is done at no cost,‚Au Memory Saller, chairperson of African ...
9/29/2021 Planned Parenthood Celebrates Kingston Reopening ... COVID-19 pandemic. During that time PPGNY consolidated clinical resources, including staff and critical PPE across its network to preserve the future of quality, affordable sexual and reproductive health care. Joy Calloway, Interim CEO, Planned Parenthood of Greater New York stated, ‚AuWe are so pleased to welcome patients back into our Kingston health center. With the pace of the pandemic waning and more people receiving lifesaving COVID-19 vaccinations, we ...
9/29/2021 Sexual and reproductive health brought closer to the communities Sexual and reproductive health brought closer to the communities The Ondangwa Adolescent and Youth Health Centre, in collaboration with the Society of Family Health, has implemented mobile health clinics in northern Namibia to bring sexual ... the mobile clinics, we are conducting HIV tests, screening for Covid-19, handing out condoms and providing education on family planning. All of this is done at no extra cost,‚Au says Memory Saller, chairperson ...
9/27/2021 How Mississippi Leveraged the Pandemic to Further Decimate Reproductive Health Access Investigations Family PlanningHow Mississippi Leveraged the Pandemic to Further Decimate Reproductive Health AccessMississippi diverted federal funds for family planning into the state's pandemic response, leaving clinics without staff and patients without health care.Reproductive health-care access across the country was decimated last year. Between COVID-19 interuptions to routine care and then-President Donald Trump‚Aos ‚Augag rule,‚Au which kicked family planning clinics that provided or ...
9/24/2021 Posts Spread Dubious Claim About Ivermectin and Male Fertility ... COVID-19, social media posts have claimed that the medication ‚Ai which has not been proven to be effective against the disease ‚Ai could impact the reproductive health of men. ‚AuTIL Ivermectin apparently sterilizes the majority (85%) of men that take it,‚Au reads a since-deleted Sept. 5 tweet that was turned into an image and shared on Facebook, for example. Another Facebook post commenting on the drug included ...
9/24/2021 Posts Spread Dubious Claim About Ivermectin and Male Fertility Posts Spread Dubious Claim About Ivermectin and Male Fertility As an increasing number of people in the U.S. have turned to the antiparasitic drug ivermectin to try to prevent or treat COVID-19, social media posts have claimed that the medication ‚Ai which has not been proven to be effective against the disease ‚Ai could impact the reproductive health of men.‚AuTIL Ivermectin apparently sterilizes the majority (85%) of men ...
9/23/2021 Symposium 10/15 Reproducing Injustice: Covid-19, Reproduction, and the Law Reproducing Injustice: Covid-19, Reproduction, and the Law , Drexel Law School, Oct. 15 Reproductive rights are under attack in the United States, with a record number of restrictive abortion bills introduced in state legislatures this ... What kinds of trends do we see as we consider reproductive health and rights through the lens of the pandemic? How can lessons from the COVID-19 era inform future efforts to increase access to ...
9/20/2021 U.S. Congress Adds Fresh Ammunition to Corporate Climate Fight ... COVID-19 response , diversity training and women‚Aos reproductive health , among others. Nevertheless, Democrats do hold a slim majority in Congress, and they have just launched a public relations campaign aimed at forcing the hand of legislators who oppose climate action. It started last week , when the Democrat-controlled Oversight and Reform Committee in the House of Representatives issued a press release and public documents that detail how fossil fuel ...
9/18/2021 Some Women Reported Menstrual Changes after COVID-19 Vaccination There is growing evidence of small changes in the menstrual cycle in some women after receiving their COVID-19 vaccines, according to Herald Sun. In the United States, at least 6,000 women have reported that ... British Medical Journal, ‚AuPrimary care clinicians and those working in reproductive health are increasingly approached by people who have experienced [changes to periods and unexpected vaginal bleeding] shortly after vaccination.‚Au ‚AuMost people who report ...
9/18/2021 We‚Äôve Never Felt Ruth Bader Ginsburg's Absence More These past two weeks, the stories I‚Aove heard from Texas have broken my heart. A woman with COVID-19 whose mandated quarantine will put her pregnancy past the state‚Aos new six-week abortion ... the cost. To many who don‚Aot live and breathe reproductive health like we do at Planned Parenthood, Texas‚Aos blatantly unconstitutional S.B. 8, which bans abortion at about six weeks of pregnancy‚Aijust two ...
9/18/2021 We‚Äôve Never Felt Ruth Bader Ginsburg's Absence More These past two weeks, the stories I‚Aove heard from Texas have broken my heart. A woman with COVID-19 whose mandated quarantine will put her pregnancy past the state‚Aos new six-week abortion ... the cost. To many who don‚Aot live and breathe reproductive health like we do at Planned Parenthood, Texas‚Aos blatantly unconstitutional S.B. 8, which bans abortion at about six weeks of pregnancy‚Aijust two ...
9/17/2021 Job Openings at Breakthrough ACTION/Nigeria ... reproductive health; TB; priority zoonotic diseases; and the COVID-19 response. In addition, Breakthrough ACTION supports capacity strengthening of key stakeholders to design, implement, and evaluate SBC activities. With recently awarded funding from USAID, BA-Nigeria is recruiting positions to lead and implement Risk Communication and Community Engagement (RCCE), Global Health Security Agency (GHSA), and COVID-19 activities. Summary This position will provide technical guidance and capacity strengthening for SBC ...
9/16/2021 Thousands of women reported changes to their period after Covid jabs ‚Äì and they‚Äôre finally being listened to - NewsBreak It‚Aos taken more than 30,000 women in Britain reporting disruption to their periods after Covid-19 vaccinations, but it seems they‚Aore finally being heard.An opinion piece written by Dr Victoria Male, a ... But, she says, ‚Auprimary care clinicians and those working in reproductive health are increasingly approached by people who have experienced these events shortly after vaccination.‚AuMore than 30, 000 reports of these events had been ...
9/15/2021 Unvaccinated children suffering COVID impact, Americas health agency warns BRASILIA (Reuters) ‚Ai As more adults get their COVID-19 vaccines, children who are not yet eligible for vaccination in most countries are representing a larger percentage of hospitalizations and even deaths, the Pan American ... person schooling. The COVID pandemic has also disrupted sexual and reproductive health services across more than half of the region‚Aos countries, helping to fuel one of the largest jumps in teenage pregnancy seen in ...
9/15/2021 Unvaccinated children suffering COVID impact, Americas health agency warns By Anthony Boadle BRASILIA (Reuters) ‚Ai As more adults get their COVID-19 vaccines, children who are not yet eligible for vaccination in most countries are representing a larger percentage of hospitalizations and even deaths ... person schooling. The COVID pandemic has also disrupted sexual and reproductive health services across more than half of the region‚Aos countries, helping to fuel one of the largest jumps in teenage pregnancy seen in ...