If, When and Whom to Marry: Young Women Choosing Their Best Future of Health

It is perhaps easy to envision what should constitute quality health care for all people. What about choice in what quality health care means per person, according to what one wants for their lives? When a person reaches the age of adolescence, they become more aware of how their surroundings and choices affect their future.…

Countdown to 2015 – 2014 Report

Countdown launched its 2014 Report on June 30, 2014, at the Partners’ Forum of the Partnership for Maternal, Newborn & Child Health (PMNCH), held in Johannesburg, South Africa. Countdown was a co-sponsor of the Forum, together with PMNCH, A Promise Renewed, and the independent Expert Review Group (iERG). THP is a member of PMNCH and…

CSW58 Women’s Health in Conflict Areas

Isis-WICCE Model on Comprehensive access to Healing and development Editor’s note: THP organized a parallel event on the opening day of the 58th Session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women, co-sponsored by the Center for Health and Gender Equality (CHANGE) and BRAC. What follows is the presentation by Ruth Ochieng, brought here…

2013 Report on Children and AIDS

Unicef reports that “More progress has been made between 2009 and 2012 than during the previous decade, according to 2012 data, which show a 35 per cent decline in new HIV infections among children under the age of 15 years, compared with 2009.2 In 2012, coverage of antiretroviral drugs (ARVs) for pregnant women living with HIV…