Training couples in reproductive health awareness and male involvement in family planning

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Population Council , [Phillipines?]
StatementLita Palma-Selza, Marilou P. Costello, Chona Echavez.
ContributionsPalabrica-Costello, Marilou, 1944-, Echavez, Chona R., Asia and the Near East Operations Research and Technical Assistance Project., Population Council., United States. Agency for International Development.
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LC ClassificationsMLCM 2010/40215
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The importance of involving men in reproductive, maternal and child health programs has gained increasing recognition since the mids when key international conferences in Cairo and Beijing highlighted the tremendous benefits that actively engaging men can have for the health of men, women and children [1–7].In many contexts worldwide, men tend to be the decision makers within Cited by: Male Involvement in Family Planning and Reproductive Health in Rural Central India ACADEMIC DISSERTATION To be presented, with the permission of the board of the School of Health Sciences of the University of Tampere, for public discussion in the Auditorium of School of Health Sciences, Medisiinarinkatu 3.

It emphasizes the importance of using a gender lens when planning and programming men’s engagement in sexual and reproductive health and rights, including family planning – which means engaging men as clients of sexual and reproductive health services, as supportive partners, and as agents of change.

Male Involvement in Reproductive Health, Including Family Planning and Sexual Health” Technical Report, UNFPA.

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Gebreselassie H et al.,() The Magnitude of Abortion Complications in Kenya, British Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology,(9)–) Hill,K. Male involvement in family planning and reproductive health was measured by a simple composite index.

This study revealed that male involvement in family planning is high about percent in. Domains of Male Involvement in International Family Planning and Reproductive Health Programs RH Technical/Programmatic Areas.

Safe motherhood. HIV/AIDS. Gender. Preventing violence against women. Modes and types of assistance. Program planning and evaluation. Training / information transfer / “best practices” Medical equipment. Research suggests that male involvement can increase uptake and continuation of family planning methods by improving spousal communication through pathways of increased knowledge or decreased male opposition [1–5].Yet, despite growing evidence on the benefits of engaging men in reproductive health decision-making, fertility rates and unmet need for family planning.

Effective development and implementation of male-involvement family planning initiatives should address barriers to men's supportive participation in reproductive health. improving awareness. Reproductive Health and Level of Awareness and Wellness Among Selected Schools in Metro Manila: A Correlational Study family planning, safe motherhood, male and female reproductive health, prevention of male involvement andparticipation in rh, (11) prevention and treatment of infertility, and (12) RH education for the youth.

Background. Family planning is regarded as one of the ten greatest public health achievements of the 20 th century [].Despite the far reaching impact of family planning on the health and well-being of children, women, and families [], modern contraceptive use in the developing world, especially in Africa, remains low [].In Mozambique inthe prevalence of any method of modern.

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- Reproductive Health and over view of Family Planning - Male’s reproductive anatomy and physiology - Female’s reproductive anatomy and physiology - Client counselling and sexual health promotion - Fertility and fertility awareness - Contraception - Sexual transmitted diseases (including HIV) and their consequences on.

2 Abstract Context: Research and programs are increasingly recognizing the role of male involvement in family planning decision‐making. Yet limited research has examined how improved condom use and consistency among couples can help reduce high rates of nonmarital pregnancy and childbearing among.

women, with reproductive health care that is "accessible,affordable, acceptable, and convenient. Considerable evidence from Cambodia and elsewhere has shown the benefits of involving male in reproductive health.

Male involvement programs have improved family health in Cambodia • The Ministry of Women Affairs (MoWA). methods were associated with male involvement in the services utilization.

Conclusions: In this study, the level of male involvement was low. Lack of information, inaccessibility to the services and the desire to have more children were found to be the reasons for low male involvement in family planning services utilization.

The involvement of men in reproductive health (RH) matters is important to achieving key millennium development goals (MDGs) including reduction of maternal mortality and the prevalence and impact of HIV/AIDS [].Family-planning (FP) programs have focused attention primarily on women to space and/or limit excessive child-bearing and to reduce maternal and infant mortality; accordingly.

Topics covered include: programming for men in prevention and care of sexually transmitted infections; programming for men in family planning; programming for men in promoting safe motherhood; targeting men for improving the sexual and reproductive health of both partners; and lessons for future programmatic directions.

Journal of Family Planning and Reproductive Health Care A peer reviewed journal that aims to improve reproductive and sexual health nationally and internationally.

The journal publishes material on contraception, abortion, menopause, sexual and reproductive health, sexual dysfunction, sexually transmitted infection, clinical practice, and.

Description Training couples in reproductive health awareness and male involvement in family planning FB2

Reports in this genre include Schehl and Green's report of AVSC International's (now Engenderhealth) ‘Men as Partners Initiative’ (Schehl and Green, ), Clift's (Clift, ) and Wells' (Wells, ) reviews on reproductive and sexual health services for men, and the Johns Hopkins University review of 20 men's family planning programs.

contraceptive use Even when couples do discuss family planning, gender dynamics may give the man greater power in decision making.

For example, increase male involvement Unsurprisingly, as men have not been a awareness of reproductive health and rights issues through group activities, peer education sessions, and youth. Background to the Study. Family planning is a way of thinking and living that is adopted voluntarily on the basis of knowledge, attitude and responsible decision by individuals and couples in order to promote health and welfare of the family, groups and thus contribute effectively to the social development of the country (WHO, ).It involves practices that will enable couples or individuals.

Reproductive Health 5 indeed, set up within the office of the president or the prime minister as a mark of their importance. The ICPD has been marked as the key event in the history of reproductive health. It followed some important occurrences that made the world to think of other ways of approach to reproductive health.

What. Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health Improving the health and futures of adolescents and their communities. Adolescence is one of life's most complex stages, when young people take on new responsibilities and experiment with independence.

When engaged and supported, adolescents thrive and contribute to communities and families. As studies have suggested that male opinions and desires can dominate reproductive health decisions (Duze & Mohammed, ), it is critical that efforts to increase male partner involvement in FP decision-making do not undermine women’s reproductive autonomy.

It is concerning that some providers (though a minority) in our study reported. interviewer was male and the woman was not open about her family planning use socially. The coordinated efforts to increase family planning use have been moderately successful in Bauchi and Sokoto - in large part due to the broad focus of these programs on maternal and child health.

The AWARENESS Project, awarded inwas the second research project focusing on natural family planning awarded by USAID. The project’s goal was to improve and expand natural family planning services and develop new strategies and approaches to increase reproductive health awareness of individuals and communities worldwide.

Male involvement in unfpa country programmes. Within the context of UNFPA Country Programmes and ongoing activities, there are many ways that gender can be mainstreamed into reproductive health activities and programmes A culturally sensitive approach to decision-making and service and information provision can help to improve the quality of UNFPA's support without incurring a great deal of.

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family planning and the wife does not. Scenario 2: A woman is talking to her girlfriend. She is thinking about starting a family planning method, but she has some fears about it.

The friend has been on family planning for many years, and talks abut the benefits she has experienced. Scenario 3: A chief is talking about family planning during a. We are committed to helping countries provide the family planning and reproductive health services their communities need.

And we know that health workers are one of the keys to making this happen. From helping couples space or limit pregnancies to helping adolescents plan their futures, health workers have the power to provide a full range of services for clients at any stage.

The precursor of the concept of Male involvement in the reproductive health programs was seen in the International conference of population development in Cairobut in India very few measures have been taken to encourage male involvement in the their partner’s reproductive health, Maternal and child mortality in the country is yet to.

men and women in family planning discussions at health centers; (iii) establish male-only family planning clinics to encourage men to seek family planning services (iv) to ensure the dissemination of accurate family planning information through various forms of mass, social and print media to enhance use of male methods.Introduction.

Vietnam began its first population and family planning program inand has achieved a high contraceptive prevalence rate of 73% (National Committee for Population and Family Planning, ).However, about one-fourth of couples use unreliable traditional methods such as periodic abstinence or withdrawal, even though many types of modern contraceptives have become available.to target men has weakened the impact of reproductive health programmes.7 From literature review, there is minimal information on male involvement in the management of infertile couples.

Study Design A hospital based cross-sectional descriptive study that involved couples presenting to the KNH Infertilility and Gynaecology clinics.