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Namibia: Enhancing Efficiencies in Integrated Service Delivery

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Namibia has a mature HIV epidemic, with an estimated HIV prevalence of 14 per cent. Key challenges in the health sector include poor maternal mortality and sexual and reproductive health (SRH) indicators. Given that most HIV infections are sexually transmitted, linking SRH and HIV services simply makes sense.

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Lesotho: Creating Stronger Partnerships to Engage Vulnerable Populations

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With support from the SRHR (Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights) and HIV Linkages Project funded by the European Union, and the Governments of Sweden and Norway, Lesotho has forged critical partnerships with a range of civil society organizations. These partnerships have boosted access to integrated services for highly vulnerable populations and strengthened demand for services within communities.

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The Safeguard Young People Programme Annual Report (Phase 1)

Annual Report

Since launching in 2014, UNFPA's Safeguard Young People Programme has achieved significant results. The programme works to scale up comprehensive interventions for adolescents and young people in Southern Africa through a multi-sectoral approach, touching on policy, integrated HIV and youth-friendly sexual and reproductive health services, sexuality education for in- and out-of-school youth as well as youth empowerment. This report reflects on the significant accomplishments made from the programme as well as best practices and lessons learned that is crucial for the continued success of the programme moving forward.

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AU Banjul Plus 10 Newsletter #4

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This newsletter captures the proceedings and highlights of the #AUBanjulPlus10 - Commemoration of the 10th Anniversary of the African Youth Charter - from 21-25 May 2016. The theme of the event was: "Accelerating Youth Development in Africa."

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AU Banjul Plus 10 Newsletter #3

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This newsletter captures the proceedings and highlights of the #AUBanjulPlus10 - Commemoration of the 10th Anniversary of the African Youth Charter - from 21-25 May 2016. The theme of the event was: "Accelerating Youth Development in Africa."

 

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AU Banjul Plus 10 Newsletter #2

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This newsletter captures the proceedings and highlights of the #AUBanjulPlus10 - Commemoration of the 10th Anniversary of the African Youth Charter - from 21-25 May 2016. The theme of the event was: "Accelerating Youth Development in Africa."

 

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AU Banjul Plus 10 Newsletter #1

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This newsletter captures the proceedings and highlights of the #AUBanjulPlus10 - Commemoration of the 10th Anniversary of the African Youth Charter - from 21-25 May 2016. The theme of the event was: "Accelerating Youth Development in Africa."

 

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They are saving our lives

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For Mpopi, 33, travelling 80 km every month to reach the nearest clinic providing access to antiretroviral treatment (ART) was nearly impossible. Read her story.

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Driving Change in East and Southern Africa

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East and Southern Africa has made impressive gains in the reproductive health of its people. Yet, as we count these achievements, we must ensure we maintain the momentum to achieve the new Sustainable Development Goals. With 521 million people, the region’s reproductive health challenges are vast: maternal mortality and morbidity, HIV infection, low contraception use, early marriage, teen pregnancy and gender-based violence, underpinned by gender inequality. Also, gains are quickly reversed during conflict and humanitarian crises. There is no time to lose - together, we need to make change happen.

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UNFPA East and Southern Africa

Annual Report

UNFPA team and partners in the East and Southern Africa region continue to carry out activities aimed at achieving the overall vision: a region where the sexual and reproductive health of women is achieved and the transformative potentials of young people, especially adolescent girls, are fulfilled. This booklet summarizes the region's challenges and our achievements in addressing them in 2014-2015.

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