Research Papers
Labour Migration, Gender and Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights
The purposes of this article, the focus is on the international women migrant workers, specifically those who work within temporary contractual arrangements. Gender issues permeate all aspects of migration, including health. For women migrant workers, sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) are key domains where gender and migration intersect. SRHR of women migrant workers are subject to regulation by both countries of origin and destination.
Arrow .
01 Jan 2013
ARROW – Championing Women’s Sexual and Reproductive Rights
Gender Power Dynamics in Sexual and Reproductive Health
This paper presents perspectives of men regarding abortion, contraceptive use and sexuality. Contrary to what we had expected, men expressed anxiety over abortion and contraceptive use, not because the issues concerned women’s health, but rather because men associated them with extramarital sexual activity they thought women were concealing. To understand the meanings of sexuality and factors shaping these meanings appeared to be a necessary step in promoting women’s health.
Jeremiah Chikovore
01 Aug 2014
Umeå University - Sweden
Human Papillomavirus and Related Diseases Report
This report provides key information for Less developed regions on: cervical cancer; other anogenital cancers and head and neck cancers; HPV-related statistics; factors contributing to cervical cancer; cervical cancer screening practises; HPV vaccine introduction; and other relevant immunization indicators. The report is intended to strengthen the guidance for health policy implementation of primary and secondary cervical cancer prevention strategies in the region.
HPV Information Centre
01 Jan 2017
HPV Information Centre
Cervical Cancer Screening and Treatment in Low-Resource Settings
From 2006 to 2011, PATH conducted HPV vaccination demonstration projects in four low- to middle-income countries—India, Peru, Uganda, and Vietnam—to provide evidence for decision making about public-sector introduction of human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccines. The Cervical Cancer Prevention: Practical Experience Series of five units summarizes lessons learned that can help guide future cervical cancer prevention program planning, especially in low-resource settings around the globe. In conducting
Program for Appropriate Technology in Health (PATH)
01 Jan 2013
Program for Appropriate Technology in Health (PATH)
Immigrant Women and Cervical Cancer Prevention in the United States
This policy brief is intended to help program managers and clinicians better understand the barriers to care that foreign-born women face regarding cervical cancer screening and treatment, and the current best practice interventions to help alleviate these barriers. The brief begins with a general overview of the current demographic changes within the US population and current cervical cancer screening rates, incidence and mortality for the specific foreign-born populations at risk. The next sec
Ellen Schleicher
01 Jan 2007
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health (JHBSPH)
Predictors of Cervical Cancer Screening Among Hispanic Women in the United States
The purpose of this study was to examine the association between compliance with cervical cancer screening and acculturation, socioeconomic status, and sexual activity among U.S. Hispanic women. The framework for investigating the extent of association between these identified barriers and willingness to comply with screening was the behavioral model for vulnerable populations.
Benedicta Ngozi Ilouno
01 Jan 2015
Walden University
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