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A Better Future For Rural Girls: Manager's Briefing Kit - - Un Meilleur Avenir pour les Filles rurales : Kit du Responsable de programmes
 

Family Care International and UNFPA conducted participatory research with girls, boys, their families and local leaders in three rural communities, and developed the A Better Future for Rural Girls: Manager's Briefing Kit. All of the content from this resource is available online in PDF.

Advocacy, Approval, Access: Misoprostol for Postpartum Hemorrhage A Guide for Effective Advocacy
 

This publication provides guidance to national advocates and civil society organizations in conducting effective advocacy for the successful uptake of misoprostol for prevention and treatment of postpartum hemorrhage (PPH). Through case studies and an Advocacy for Access Framework, this publication provides concrete examples to support misoprostol’s availability and use at the national level.

Countdown 2015: Advocacy Toolkit CD-ROM
 
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Includes all content from the Countdown 2015 magazine in French, Spanish, and English on one CD-ROM

Countdown 2015: Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights for All
 
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A magazine describing progress made and challenges ahead in implimenting the 1994 International Conference on Population and Development Programme of Action by 2015.

Curriculum de Formation des Parents: Communication avec les Enfants, Adolescent(e)s et Jeunes en matière de Santé Sexuelle et Reproductive
 

Ces publications, développées par FCI-Mali en collaboration avec le Ministère de la Santé de la République du Mali, fournissent aux facilitateurs un curriculum pour aider les parents maliens, à travers des petits groupes de travail, à apprendre à parler avec leurs enfants, adolescent(e)s et jeunes de la contraception et d’autres sujets de santé sexuelle et reproductive. Les documents sont disponibles en français, en arabe et en bambara (bamanankan), les trois langues principales du Mali.

This set of publications (Curriculum for Training Parents: Communicating with Children, Adolescents, and Young People about Sexual and Reproductive Health), developed by FCI-Mali in collaboration with the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Mali, provides facilitators with a curriculum for helping Malian parents, through small group workshops, to learn to talk with their children and adolescents about contraception and other reproductive health issues. It is available in French, Arabic, and Bambara (Bamanankan), Mali’s three most common languages.

Education communautaire pour une meilleure santé de la reproduction : Un guide de formation (Community-based Education for Better Reproductive Health: A Training Guide)
 
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Education communautaire pour une meilleure santé de la reproduction : Un guide de formation
6-day training curriculum to strengthen practical skills of health workers working in the community.

Essential Medicines for Maternal Health: Ensuring Equitable Access for All
 

A set of seven briefs, available in English, French, and Spanish, that outline challenges and solutions for increasing the availability and use of three essential maternal health medicines (oxytocin, misoprostol and magnesium sulfate), drawing on lessons and experience from reproductive health supplies.

Focus on 5: Women's Health and the MDGs
 
Focus on 5 briefing cards

The Focus on 5 briefing cards, produced by Women Deliver in consultation with Family Care International, outline why decision-makers should prioritize saving mothers’ and newborns’ lives and the key investments they should make in order to achieve that goal. Designed for use by policymakers, civil society groups, and advocates, Focus on 5 details why the world needs to invest now in maternal, newborn, and reproductive health and the strategic actions needed to improve vital health services for mothers and their newborns in the developing world.

Estas fichas informativas, producidas por Women Deliver en colaboración con Family Care International, esbozan por qué los y las que toman las decisiones deben dar prioridad a salvar las vidas de las madres y los recién nacidos, y las inversiones clave que deberán realizar para lograr ese objetivo. Diseñado para ser usado por legisladores, grupos de la sociedad civil y activistas, Apuntar al 5 detalla por qué el mundo necesita invertir ahora en salud materna, neonatal y reproductiva, y las acciones estratégicas requeridas para mejorar los servicios de salud vitales para las madres y sus recién nacidos en el mundo en desarrollo.

Ces fiches d’information, conçu par Les Femmes Donnent la Vie (Women Deliver) en consultation avec Family Care International, permettent d’exposer les raisons pour lesquelles les décideurs doivent donner la priorité aux vies des mères et des nouveaux nés ainsi qu’à des investissements clefs qu’ils pourraient mettre en oeuvre pour atteindre cet objectif. Destinés aux responsables politiques, associations de la société civile et aux défenseurs, Focalisons Nous Sur le 5 explique en détail pourquoi le monde doit miser dès maintenant sur la santé maternelle, néonatale et reproductive de même que sur les actions stratégiques nécessaires à l’amélioration des services sanitaires vitaux pour les mères et les nouveaux nés dans les pays en voie de développement.

Get the Facts: A Flipchart for Adolescents
 

Flip chart addresses changes during puberty, STIs including HIV/AIDS, early pregnancy, and unsafe abortion, as well as negotiating condom use, building healthy relationships, and communicating with parents.

Getting the Message Out: Designing an Information Campaign on Women's Health
 
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Step-by-step guide to help local organizations develop, produce, and evaluate educational materials and messages for their communities. Includes sample messages, checklists and questionnaires, and a list of resources.

Harmoniser les services de santé Sauver des vies grâce à l’intégration des programmes de santé reproductive, maternelle, néonatale et infantile avec ceux relatifs au VIH/SIDA, à la tuberculose et au paludisme
 
Ces fiches d’information pour Harmoniser les services de Santé, publié en 2012 par la FCI et Population Action International dans le cadre de The Integration Partnership, présentent des informations sur l’intégration des services pour le VIH/SIDA, la tuberculose et le paludisme
(VTP) tout au long du cycle continu des soins de la  santé reproductive, maternelle, néonatale et infantile (SRMNI). Disponible en français et en anglais, elles mettent en exergue les avantages liés à l’intégration, notamment la façon dont l’intégration peut contribuer à renforcer les systèmes de santé et les systèmes communautaires, à économiser de l’argent et à autonomiser les femmes en leur permettant d’avoir accès aux services SRMNI/VTP dont elles ont besoin et auxquels elles ont droit en réduisant la stigmatisation. Ces fiches présentent également des possibilités d’intégration SRMNI/VTP et des exemples de programmes dans différents pays africains qui ont réussi cette intégration.

Harmonizing Health Services: Saving Lives through Integration of Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn & Child Health and HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis & Malaria Programs
 

These briefing cards, published in 2012 by FCI and Population Action International as part of The Integration Partnership, provide information on integrating AIDS, TB, and malaria services across the reproductive, maternal, newborn, and child health continuum of care. Available in both English and French, they highlight how integration can strengthen health and community systems, save money, and empower women to access the services they need and deserve.

Healthy Women, Healthy Mothers: An Information Guide - - Femmes en Bonne Sante, Meres en Bonne Sante
 
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290-page resource book on women’s health needs and problems in Africa. Designed for use by health workers and others who provide information and counseling to women at the community level.

Improving Access to Safe Abortion: Guidance on Making High Quality Services Available CD-ROM
 
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This CD-ROM, created by Family Care International and Ipas, is a comprehensive advocacy and information tool that includes everything needed to learn about unsafe abortion and make presentations on this topic.

L'Avenir Appartient á Celles Qui Se Lévent Tôt (Seize the Future: A Flipchart for Rural Girls)
 

L'Avenir Appartient á Celles Qui Se Lévent Tôt Flipchart includes 12 themes addressing the specific health-related and socioeconomic concerns of rural girls.

Le misoprostol pour l’hémorragie post-partum: Intervenir auprès des femmes où qu’elles accouchent
 

De nombreux pays s’attaquent à ces problèmes et ont réalisé des progrès importants pour introduire et encourager l’utilisation du misoprostol pour l'hémorragie post-partum (HPP). Cette publication, disponible en  français et anglais, présente l’expérience de trois pays – le Bangladesh, le Népal et la Zambie – qui sont à la fois une source d’inspiration et un exemple pour d’autres qui cherchent à élargir l’accès au misoprostol et met en exergue le rôle essentiel d’un engagement et d’un appui au niveau national pour le développement de programmes efficaces.

Pour plus d'informations, cliquez ici.

Living Testimony: Obstetric Fistula and Inequities in Maternal Health - - Témoignage Vivant: La Fistule Obstétricale et les Inegalités en Santé Maternelle
 

This advocacy publication, produced in 2007 by FCI and UNFPA for the Campaign to End Fistula, presents promising practices and strategic recommendations for policy makers, programmers, and researchers seeking strengthen fistula prevention and treatment programmes in affected countries. 
A toolkit with additional advocacy tools (communications/strategic messaging guide, detailed descriptions of promising practices, multimedia resources, and Powerpoint presentation) was published in CD-ROM format in 2010 — most of those tools are also available for download here.

 

Making the Case for Midwifery: A Toolkit for Using Evidence from the State of the World’s Midwifery 2014 Report to Create Policy Change at the Country Level
 

This toolkit, available now in English, as well as in a preliminary draft version and French, is designed to enhance the knowledge, skills, and capacity of midwives, and of their national midwifery associations, to conduct advocacy for positive policy change. using evidence published in The State of the World's Midwifery (SoWMy) 2014 report. Final versions in French and Spanish will be available later in 2014.

 

Mapping Misoprostol for Postpartum Hemorrhage: Regional Reports
 

In 2010 and 2011, Family Care International conducted mappings in five regions: Francophone West Africa, East Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC), Middle East and North Africa (MENA), and South Asia. These mappings identified the major policy challenges and opportunities related to introducing and improving access to misoprostol for preventing and/or treating postpartum hemorrhage (PPH). Each document is available in English; when relevant to the region, they are available in French and Spanish as well.

Médicaments essentiels de santé maternelle: garantir un accès équitable pour tous
 

Un ensemble de sept abrégés décrivant les enjeux et les solutions pour augmenter la disponibilité et l'utilisation de trois médicaments essentiels de santé maternelle (l’ocytocine, le misoprostol et le sulfate de magnésium), en s'appuyant sur les leçons et les expériences des produits de santé reproductive.

Misoprostol for Postpartum Hemorrhage Information Kit
 
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Developed by Family Care International and Gynuity Health Projects, the Misoprostol for Postpartum Hemorrhage Information Kit contains a range of informational publications and briefing cards on the potential role of a widely available drug (misoprostol) in reducing deaths from postpartum hemorrhage, the leading cause of maternal death and disability in developing countries. All publications are available in English, French, and Spanish.

Misoprostol for Postpartum Hemorrhage: Reaching women wherever they give birth
 

This publication, available in English and French, presents case studies from three countries — Bangladesh, Nepal, and Zambia — that have introduced and scaled up the use of misoprostol for postpartum hemorrhage (PPH). These country examples highlight the essential role of high-level commitment and support in initiating and implementing national programs, and provide inspiration and guidance for policy makers and partners seeking to expand access to misoprostol for PPH.

Passer à la vitesse supérieure pour le misoprostol pour l’hémorragie post-partum : des preuves à l’action
 

Cette note d’information stratégique, publié par la FCI en partenariat avec Gynuity Health Projects, PATH, et la FIGO, explore des stratégies pour aider les gouvernements et les partenaires améliorer la santé maternelle en élargissant l'accès au misoprostol pour l'hémorragie du post-partum (HPP), l'une des principales causes de mortalité maternelle.

Disponible en anglais et en français.

Preventing Early Pregnancy and Poor Reproductive Outcomes: A Toolkit
 

Nearly 16 million girls between 15 and 19 give birth annually, almost all of them in developing countries. After a systematic review of the evidence, WHO has developed guidelines on Preventing early pregnancy and poor reproductive outcomes among adolescents in developing countries, which focus on key actions that aim to reduce the number of adolescent pregnancies in developing countries. In 2012, in collaboration with WHO and UNFPA, FCI developed this advocacy toolkit, available in English, French, and Spanish, to promote the dissemination of the guidelines’ recommendations to policy makers and program planners globally. Designed for advocates, the toolkit encourages and enables evidence-based action among decision-makers, opinion leaders, medical personnel, researchers, and affected communities to prevent early pregnancy and poor reproductive outcomes among adolescent girls.

Safe Motherhood In The Community: A Flipchart (Une Maternité Sure Pour la Communauté)
 
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Focuses on care during pregnancy, delivery, and the post-partum period, as well as signs of complications. Each of the 15 illustrations is accompanied by key information points and questions to encourage discussion. For use in face-to-face counseling and group education settings.

Scaling up Misoprostol for Postpartum Hemorrhage: Moving from Evidence to Action
 

This policy brief, available in English and French, explores strategies to help governments and partners improve maternal health by expanding access to misoprostol for treatment and prevention of postpartum hemorrhage (PPH), one of the leading causes of maternal death.

Cette note d’information stratégique, disponible en anglais et en français, explore des stratégies pour aider les gouvernements et les partenaires améliorer la santé maternelle en élargissant l'accès au misoprostol pour le traitement et la prévention de l'hémorragie du post-partum (HPP), l'une des principales causes de mortalité maternelle.

Sexual and Reproductive Health and MDGs: from Statement to Action- a Niger overview"
 

FCI Niger and local partner NGOs Bunkasa Ged and Youth Leaders Network have developed this advocacy document to build capacity and link sexual and reproductive health (SRH) to Millennium Developing Goals (MDG).

Sexual and Reproductive Health Briefing Cards
 
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Set of 9 easy to use reference cards covering key issues in sexual and reproductive health and rights. Each includes a definition, a quote from the ICPD Programme of Action or Fourth World Conference on Women, basic facts, and “areas for action.”

Skilled Care During Childbirth: Information Kit
 
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A comprehensive resource for individuals and organizations working to ensure that every woman has access to skilled care during childbirth. Contains a Policy Brief, Information Booklet, and Country Profiles. English, French, Spanish.

Skilled Care Initiative Materials
 
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Newsletters, programming resources, project descriptions, and other documents sharing the progress of the Skilled Care Initiative. Available in English, French, and Spanish.

Strengthening Communications Skills for Women's Health: A Training Guide
 
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5-day training curriculum to improve the communication and interpersonal skills of health workers. Focuses on strengthening key skills such as active listening, using visual aids, and developing a client-responsive approach. Uses role plays and other practical approaches adapted to adult learners.

The Lancet Executive Summary of the Lancet Maternal Survival Series
 

The Lancet, a premiere health journal, produced two special editions in 2006 on the important topics of Maternal Survival and Sexual and Reproductive Health. FCI also produced an Executive Summary for the Maternal Survival Series.

You, Your Life, Your Dreams: A Book for Adolescents
 
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Helps young people make informed decisions about their sexual lives by providing comprehensive information for adolescents on changes during puberty, sexuality and sexual health, pregnancy and contraception, STIs including HIV/ AIDS, sexual coercion and violence, substance abuse, building healthy relationships, communicating with parents, and planning for the future. The manual has been developed in fivelanguages and six different versions reflecting the regional contexts and the unique challenges facing adolescents in Sub-Saharan Africa, Latin America, and the Caribbean.


 
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