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Criminalisation under scrutiny: how constitutional courts are changing their narrative by using public health evidence in abortion cases.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Sexual and reproductive health matters [Sex Reprod Health Matters] 2019 Dec; Vol. 27 (1), pp. 1620552.

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Abstract: This article explains how the strategic use of public health evidence, showing that criminalisation of abortion does not result in lower abortion rates, is changing the way judges are confronting constitutional challenges to abortion regulations. The s...

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Human rights and access to healthcare services for indigenous peoples in Africa.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Global public health [Glob Public Health] 2018 Oct; Vol. 13 (10), pp. 1399-1408. Date of Electronic Publication: 2017 Sep 20.

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Abstract: In September 2015, the United Nations adopted the sustainable development goals (SDGs) to address among others poverty and inequality within and among countries of the world. In particular, the SDGs aim at ameliorating the position of disadvantaged and...

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A Look at Uganda's Early HIV Prevention Strategies Through a Moderate 'African' Communitarian Lens.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Developing world bioethics [Dev World Bioeth] 2018 Jun; Vol. 18 (2), pp. 109-118. Date of Electronic Publication: 2016 Dec 28.

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Abstract: This paper seeks to highlight the benefits of prioritizing moderate African communitarian principles as partly demonstrated in the HIV prevention strategies implemented in Uganda in the late 1980s. Pertinent lessons could be drawn so as to achieve the ...

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Lessons from Africa: developing a global human rights framework for tuberculosis control and prevention.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): BMC international health and human rights [BMC Int Health Hum Rights] 2014 Dec 03; Vol. 14, pp. 34. Date of Electronic Publication: 2014 Dec 03.

Abstract: Background: Tuberculosis is a highly contagious disease, and there has been a rise in recent years of drug-resistant cases no longer responding to standard treatment. In order to address this threat and contain possible transmission of drug-resistant c...

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Mobile sex-tech apps: How use differs across global areas of high and low gender equality.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): PloS one [PLoS One] 2020 Sep 11; Vol. 15 (9), pp. e0238501. Date of Electronic Publication: 2020 Sep 11 (Print Publication: 2020).

Abstract: Digital technologies are increasingly intertwined into people's sexual lives, with growing scholarly interest in the intersection of sex and technology (sex-tech). However, much of the literature is limited by its over emphasis on negative outcomes and...

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The cost of not educating girls in Africa.

Publication Type: Editorial & Opinion

Source(s): Lancet (London, England) [Lancet] 2018 Dec 01; Vol. 392 (10162), pp. 2326.

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Forced migration: health and human rights issues among refugee populations.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Nursing outlook [Nurs Outlook] 2015 Jan-Feb; Vol. 63 (1), pp. 68-76. Date of Electronic Publication: 2014 Nov 04.

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Abstract: Undocumented migration is a global phenomenon that is manifest in diverse contexts. In this article, we examine the situations that precipitate the movement of large numbers of people across several African countries, producing a unique type of undocum...

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COVID-19: Learning from the HIV/AIDS pandemic response in Africa.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): The International journal of health planning and management [Int J Health Plann Manage] 2021 May; Vol. 36 (3), pp. 610-617. Date of Electronic Publication: 2021 Feb 24.

Abstract: About 74.9 million persons were infected during the human immunodeficiency virus/acquired immunodeficiency syndrome HIV/AIDS global pandemic with nearly half of them succumbing to the disease. In 2018 alone, Africa recorded over 400,000 AIDS-related de...

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The Ebola Virus and Human Rights Concerns in Africa.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): African journal of reproductive health [Afr J Reprod Health] 2015 Sep; Vol. 19 (3), pp. 18-26.

Abstract: In the wake of the Ebola virus disease (EVD) that is ravaging parts of Africa certain measures are being taken by governments to prevent the spread of the epidemic within their borders. Some of these measures are drastic and may likely have implication...

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Gender and health social enterprises in Africa: a research agenda.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): International journal for equity in health [Int J Equity Health] 2019 Jun 20; Vol. 18 (1), pp. 95. Date of Electronic Publication: 2019 Jun 20.

Abstract: Background: Health social enterprises in Africa working with community health workers (CHWs) are growing rapidly but understudied. In particular, gender equality issues related to their work has important public health and equity implications.Methods: ...

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