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1139 Arrow Publications
Published in 2020
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to escalate in the United States, concerns have been raised that persons of lower socioeconomic status, especially in urban environments, may be at greater risk of complications. Getting medications to this group, however, highlights additional disparities that must be addressed for there to be meaningful chance that these medications can help […]
To advance health equity during a novel communicable disease outbreak, public health practitioners must continue to be attentive to social and political circumstances that inform poor health. Such efforts are especially needed for populations who are exposed to numerous social and political factors that structure health inequity, such as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, or otherwise-queer […]
Source: The Lancet
Global responses to the COVID-19 pandemic are converging with pervasive, existing sexual and reproductive health and justice inequities to disproportionately impact the health, wellbeing, and economic stability of women, girls, and vulnerable populations. This comment piece highlights the importance of a sexual and reproductive health and justice framework for monitoring and addressing the inequitable gender, health, and social […]
This newly-released research by UNFPA analyses how the COVID-19 pandemic could critically undermine progress made towards achieving these goals: Ending unmet need for family planning, ending gender-based violence including harmful practices such as female genital mutilation and child marriage, and ending all preventable maternal deaths.
Source: The New England Journal of Medicine
Access to safe abortion care is time sensitive and vitally important. This journal article highlights that the COVID-19 outbreak has illuminated several weaknesses in the US health care system. One lesson should be that the system of abortion care delivery must be strengthened in ways that prevent abortion access from being so easily rescinded in times […]
The UNFPA response to the COVID-19 pandemic within maternity care involves a 3-pronged approach: 1. Protect maternity care providers and the maternal health workforce 2. Provide safe and effective maternity care to women 3. Maintain and protect maternal health systems. In this technical brief, detailed practical recommendations across these 3 prongs are outlined for antenatal […]
The COVID-19 pandemic compounds existing gender inequalities, and increases risks of gender-based violence. This technical brief by UNFPA offers a comprehensive list of interventions to address gender-based discrimination in outbreak response.
Source: Taylor & Francis Online
MERS & SARS along with other outbreaks in the early 2000’s have witnessed a negative impact towards the sexual reproductive health and rights of many in various ways, at individual, systems and societal levels. The current focus on the efforts containing COVID-19 might create imbalances in healthcare, including SRHR. This journal article specifically focuses on maternal […]
Published in 2018
Source: Guttmacher Institute
This fact sheet summarizes the findings of a study titled Unintended Pregnancy and Abortion in India, which provides the first comprehensive estimates of the incidence of abortion and unintended pregnancy and of the provision of induced abortion and postabortion services in Assam, Bihar, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh and Tamil Nadu.
Published in 2017
Source: Action for Global Health and Countdown 2030 Europe
This updated paper seeks to show how the World Health Organisation (WHO) definition of universal health coverage (UHC) and its vision of the social determinants of health underpinning UHC relate to SRHR and the enabling factors which affect SRHR. It argues that UHC cannot be truly achieved without addressing SRHR as a matter of priority, […]