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At 26 per cent, HIV prevalence amongst youth in Swaziland is high. This report features results from a rapid assessment of condom needs, availability, access and use among young people in Swaziland.

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Family planning variables had a mildly protective effect on teenage pregnancy in Namibia, which has some of the highest rates of teenage pregnancy in the East and Southern Africa region. This study examines the social and behavioural reasons for Namibia’s high rates of teenage fertility.

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This study assesses the prospects for harnessing the demographic dividend in Zambia and demonstrates policy options for optimizing the possibility of a demographic dividend.

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Mozambique did not achieve its MDG targets for maternal and child mortality, but has made significant progress in provision of the sexual, reproductive, maternal, and newborn health workforce. This study is an assessment of the SRMNH workforce with a view to meeting 47 per cent of its needs by 2030.

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This assessment aimed to evaluate sexual and reproductive health and HIV bi-directional linkages at the policy, systems and service delivery levels.

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This baseline study explored first-time young mothers' use and perception of health services and their social and economic living conditions and needs.

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The overall objective of this assessment was to generate information on, and ascertain the impact of the drought, the lives of children, youth (particularly girls), and pregnant and lactating women.

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This report assesses availability and stock-outs of contraceptives and reproductive health commodities. The survey was aimed at assessing supply chains (including cold chains), staff training and supervision, availability of guidelines and protocols, Information Communication Technology, methods of waste disposal and user fees.

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This report provides a comprehensive overview of the current status of young people across a variety of sectors. The conclusions and recommendations contained in this report can serve as a roadmap for investing in the youth population.

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This assessment seeks to provide critical information on the current status of the provision of emergency obstetric and neonatal care (EmONC) at health facilities; help identify deficient areas for targeted interventions to improve maternal and neonatal health outcomes in Swaziland; and provide baseline data for the EmONC component of the Ministry of Health’s HIV & AIDS and TB Project, which aims to improve EmONC in Swaziland. 

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