Fact sheet, presents facts about young adolescent pregnancies and answers the question: What needs to be done to promote the sexual and reproductive health of adolescents and to prevent adolescent mothers and their babies from dying in pregnancy?
Dr. Angela Obasi, Rachael Thomson and Dr. Rachel Tolhurst of the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine (LSTM) were recently awarded £150,000 by the Medical Research Council Public Health Intervention Development Scheme (PHIND) to investigate novel interventions aimed at delaying early marriage and pregnancy in Eastern Sudan. The project is to be run in conjunction with… Read more
The Sphere Humanitarian Charter states that: All people should have access to health services that are prioritised to address the main causes of excess mortality and morbidity. There are a number of handbooks to aid prioritisation in crisis situations (highlighted in section 2 of this report): The Johns Hopkins and Red Cross Red Crescent public… Read more