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Rwanda National Rapid Assessment for Sexual Reproductive Health and HIV Linkages and Integration

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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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Rwanda: First Time Young Mothers: Baseline Study

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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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An Assessment of the Impact of the El Niño-Induced Drought on Children, Youth, and Pregnant Women and Lactating Mothers in Swaziland

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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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Swaziland: Survey on the Availability of Contraceptives and Life-Saving Maternal Health Drugs in Service Delivery Points

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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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Swaziland: State of the Youth Report

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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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Improving the Quality of Maternal and Neonatal Health Services in Swaziland: A Situational Analysis (2011)

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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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Rwanda: Interagency Gender Assessment of Refugee Camps (2017)

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This report looks at how women in Rwandan refugee camps fare in comparison to men in the economic, health, educational and political spheres. The aim of the assessment was to provide a sound gender baseline that will inform gender equality Programming in Policy and Operational decisions.

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Barriers to and motivation for modern contraceptives use in East and Southern Africa

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Why is progress in modern contraceptives uptake slower or stagnant in some countries but progressing in others? What facilitates or hampers progress? What can countries learn from each other?

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Total Marketing Approach Studies in 10 ESA Countries

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These studies were conducted in 10 countries in order to apply the total market approach principles and methodologies to a range of contraceptives to help design more effective family planning programmes that better meet the contraception needs of all and contribute to universal health coverage. The ultimate aim was to rationalize the provision of family planning services for long-term sustainability.

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Increasing Access to Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights for Young Persons with Disabilities in East and Southern Africa

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To develop an evidence-informed regional strategy to increase access to Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) information and services for young people living with dis­abilities (YPWD) in ESA, three complementary pieces of research were conducted.

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