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    Peer Reviewed

    Strategies to expand contraception coverage: another tool in the box.

    Godfrey EM

    Contraception. 2011 Oct; 84(4):339-41.

    This editorial focuses on a strategy to expand contraceptive coverage through the development of a numerical International Statistical Classifications of Diseases (ICD) code for "unwanted fertility." It explains how this strategy would work, how to make the strategy happen through a revision process, and defining unwanted fertility as a medical problem. Copyright © 2011 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
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    Eliminating health inequities. Every woman and every child counts.

    International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies; Partnership for Maternal, Newborn and Child Health

    Geneva, Switzerland, International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, 2011. [44] p.

    This report calls for barriers to health services to be removed. The report contains a set of concrete recommendations for action by different stakeholders, including government, donors and civil society, to improve access to quality care and health information, and greater gender equality. The recommendations take a holistic approach, linking health inequities to poverty, gender bias, and human rights violations, which in turn impact on education, transport, health, agriculture and overall well-being. Success stories of social and political action in 10 countries around the world, including Egypt, Bangladesh, Malawi, Ecuador, Afghanistan, Cameroon, Democratic Republic of Congo, Austria, Democratic People's Republic of Korea, and Eritrea, are also highlighted.
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    Analysing commitments to advance the Global Strategy for Women’s and Children’s Health. The PMNCH 2011 report.

    World Health Organization [WHO]. Partnership for Maternal, Newborn and Child Health

    Geneva, Switzerland, WHO, Partnership for Maternal, Newborn and Child Health, 2011. [60] p.

    The overall objective of this report is to present an introductory analysis of the commitments to inform discussion and action on the following topics: 1. Accomplishments of the Global Strategy and the Every Woman, Every Child effort, in terms of the commitments to date; 2. Opportunities and challenges in advancing Global Strategy commitments; 3. Stakeholders' perceptions about the added value of the Global Strategy; and 4. Next steps to strengthen advocacy, action and accountability, taking forward the recommendations of the Commission on Information and Accountability for Women's and Children's Health. (Excerpt)
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