reproductive health


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reproductive health

Those measures intended to reduce unwanted pregnancy and risk of sexually transmitted infections. According to the World Health Organization, reproductive and sexual ill-health accounts for 20% of the global burden of ill-health for women, and 14% for men.
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Ritsu Nacken, UNFPA Representative added: 'Universal access to sexual and reproductive health services and information, such as family planning, is at the heart of UNFPA's mandate.
She said that the department provided family planning facilities through its 72 Reproductive Health Service 'A' Centres, 961 Family Welfare Centres, 72 Mobile Service Units, five NSV centres and 1,250 Social Male Mobilisers.
2017, including those on the reproductive health rights of youth and women, the discrepancies in reproductive health services in the Kingdom's governorates, understanding reproductive health needs of Jordanian and Syrian youth, and family planning through behavioral economics.
Speaking in the same vein, co-Chairman of the joint committee, Honourable Wumi Oladeji, lamented that due to poor access to adequate reproductive health and maternal services in the state, many women suffered casualties during child bearing, hence the need for a regulation.
The Guttmacher-Lancet Commission builds on previous definitions, such as those from the World Health Organization, and defines sexual and reproductive health and rights in a bold new way.
The campaign also helped draw visitors to the country's 94 'reproductive health rooms' - specialized clinics where people can receive sensitive and accurate family planning counselling, as well as other reproductive health services.
PHE consultant Dr Sue Mann said: "There is still stigma associated with talking about reproductive health issues."
According to a recentUN Population Fund survey of six Asia-Pacific countries, gaps in coverage for sexual and reproductive health services might be hurting broader development objectives, even in countries with more advanced health-care policies.
These statistics show the need for urgent action and awareness to enable the youth to manage their sexual and reproductive health. Estimates from developing countries indicate that pregnancy and delivery complications, including unsafe abortions, are the second leading causes of death for girls below 20 years.
The study was launched by National Commission on the Status of Women (NCSW), identifying the gaps and possible solutions for strengthening health governance for women's reproductive health and rights.
She was speaking at a launching ceremony of a study titled 'Strengthening Governance in Health System for Reproductive Health and Rights (RHR) in Pakistan by National Commission on the Status of Women (NCSW).

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