Research on Reproductive Health at WHO
Pushing the Frontiers of Knowledge. Biennial Report 2002-2003
Nonserial Publication
World Health Organization
ISBN-13    9789241562744 ISBN-10    9241562749
Order Number    11500597   
Price    CHF    25.00 / US$    30.00 Developing countries:    CHF    12.50
English     2004        43   pages
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This report presents an overview of the Special Programme of Research, Development and Research Training in Human Reproduction's (HRP) work over the biennium 2002-2003.
Chapter 1 looks at activities in the area of family planning. Chapter 2 outlines research activities carried out in the context of WHO's Making Pregnancy Safer initiative. Research on the control of sexually transmitted infections, including HIV, is described in Chapter 3. HRP's work on preventing unsafe abortion, which responds to the recommendations of the International Conference on Population and Development, is described in Chapter 4 and addressing the sexual and reproductive health needs of young people, particularly in developing countries, is outlined in Chapter 5. Finally, Chapter 6 describes how HRP works directly with countries to strengthen their capacity to undertake research in reproductive health.