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  • This book has been in the making since 2002, when the Ford Foundation generously gave a grant to the International Center for Research on Women (ICRW) for a project to explore the linkages between trade liberalization, women’s employment, and reproductive health and rights at the macro- and micro-levels.

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  • - They can be used individually or as a package. They are cross-referenced with each other for ease of use. Countries may wish to go through each of the modules systematically or may use a specific module when the emphasis is on a particular area of mental health. For example, countries wishing to address mental health legislation may find the module entitled Mental Health Legislation and Human Rights useful for this purpose. - They can be used as a training package for mental health policy-makers, planners and others involved in organizing, delivering and funding mental health services.

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  • Mental health advocacy is a relatively new concept, developed with a view to reducing stigma and discrimination, and promoting the human rights of people with mental disorders. It consists of various actions aimed at changing the major structural and attitudinal barriers to achieving positive mental health outcomes in populations. This module draws attention to the importance of advocacy in mental health policy and service development. The roles of various mental health groups in advocacy are outlined.

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  • While important progress on the MDGs has been made, it has been uneven between and within countries. Gender disparities remain manifested in many sectors with progress differing by region and country. The growing number and diversity of actors, approaches and flows in development cooperation in recent years have also significantly impacted progress on the MDGs and other IADGs.

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  • This book is about the promises and failures of community mental health. It is also about hope and recovery. During the past 50 years, the treatment of persons with serious mental illness has undergone a radical transformation. Significant advances in research and the influence of a growing consumer advocacy movement are forcefully shaping a brave new world in community mental health. At the same time, tremendous suffering persists for those afflicted by serious mental illness.

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  • the nonprofit health advocacy organization that publishes the world’s largest-circulation nutrition newsletter, Nutrition Action Healthletter. CSPI advocates nutritious and safe diets and campaigns for policies to protect the public health and environment.

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  • Advocacy efforts recognize that, in order to build support for family planning and other reproductive health, a variety of different audiences and approaches must be used. To increase men’s participation in reproductive health, advocacy activities can be used to address a variety of legislative, institutional, religious, and cultural barriers. At the commu- nity level, opinion leaders and religious leaders often have negative perceptions of family planning.

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  • This upcoming two year masters program aims to promote health systems and public health research and implementing solutions in institutional and fi eld settings. It will prepare health professionals to work in socially, culturally and economically diverse populations by being attentive to needs of vulnerable and disadvantaged groups. It will work towards imparting qualities of leadership among public health professionals and eff ectively use communication skills for health advocacy.

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  • Mounting evidence suggests that antecedents of adult mental disorders can be detected in children and adolescents. The development of policies and programmes for child and adolescent mental health have lagged those for adult mental disorders. The reasons for the lag are many, including widespread lack of knowledge about child development and childhood mental disorders, relatively weak advocacy, lack of training and in many parts of the world, absent fi nancial and professional resources for programme development and implementation.

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  • Tham khảo sách 'topics on cervical cancer with an advocacy for prevention edited by rajamanickam rajkumar', y tế - sức khoẻ, y học thường thức phục vụ nhu cầu học tập, nghiên cứu và làm việc hiệu quả

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  • I have spent most of my professional career since the 1980s working on reproductive and sexual health programs, but I first developed a passion for these issues while working on a project in Chile from 1972 to 1973 at the time of Salvador Allende’s government. A multinational group of women friends got together to adapt Our Bodies Ourselves1 for a Chilean audience, which was to appear in the government’s women’s magazine, Paloma.

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  • In 2005, the baseline country studies pointed to a lack of connection between advocacy for reduction of maternal mortality in national-level planning and the necessary linkage to effective programmatic responses through resource allocation, capacity- building and human-resource development. The 2011 case-studies suggest that this problem persists: despite a closing of the gap between policy and programmes, the limited progress with improving health outcomes has shown the importance of strengthening health systems – particularly for maternal and newborn health.

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  • In September 2006, as a result of advocacy by international and national non-governmental organisations (NGOs), the United Nations (UN) General Assembly finally adopted the target of universal access to reproductive health. This health key issues guide explores issues relating to universal access to sexual and reproductive health (SRH) services using a rights-based approach. The guide examines factors that inhibit access to and use of SRH services, and discusses methods for removing barriers to care and improving access.

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  • Differentiated thyroid cancer is the fastest‐growing cancer in women; it increased 2.4% per year during 1980 to 1997 and 6.5% per year during 1997 to 2006 in the USA according to the National Cancer Instituteʹs Surveillance Epidemiology and End Results (SEER). On the other hand, the refinement of new approaches for surveillance of patients with an established diagnosis of thyroid cancer is leading to the observation that many patients, previously thought to be cured, have evidence of minimal residual disease, a condition with which we still do not know how to manage properly....

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  • As indicated above, while YouthAIDS highlighted PSI’s ability to manage consumer brands, this same discipline had not been applied to the corporate “PSI brand.” PSI’s core audience was defined as those who influence resource decisions for public health investments in developing countries. As a result, PSI had focused its branding and outreach efforts with multi- and bi- lateral government donors. PSI had not been historically marketed to a broader audience and was not well-known to the general public.

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  • In the last 20 years, national and international interest has become increasingly focused on Women’s Health. Throughout the world, this important health care discipline has traditionally been underserved and specifi c conditions undertreated. The National Women Health Network (1975), the Women’s Health Initiative of the National Institutes of Health (1991), and the Global Alliance for Women’s Health of the United Nations (1994) are a few examples of the many comprehensive efforts to increase education, advocacy, research, and resources for Women’s Health issues....

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  • Both international and national agencies have invested in women's programs for almost a decade, and several offer sound field-based experience and have qualified female staff, who worked illegally under burqas and with mahrams throughout the years of women's exclusion from all public life. Such women today represent a new category of working women, many of whom have the important experience of working effectively in rural areas.

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  • The overall theme was to identify obstacles standing between men and their participation in reproductive health and to examine strategies for overcoming these obstacles. Another cen- tral theme was to encourage men’s participation in reproductive health by building on men’s decision-making traditions in French-speaking African countries.

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  • How can the obstacles to men’s participation be overcome? How can policy-makers and program managers encourage men’s participation? Most people who have studied the sub- ject agree that the two major avenues to increasing men’s participation are communication and advocacy.

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  • In addition to reducing the risks and costs associated with multiple births, insurance coverage for infertility would provide oversight and quality controls. Payers, both public and private, generally set eligibility criteria for who may receive or perform certain procedures. Such criteria could recommend a limit on the number of embryos transferred in ART. The most efficient method to accomplish this would be to require adherence to ASRM guidelines, which are updated periodically.

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