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Maputo Plan of Action

(African Union Commission)

 

The Maputo Plan of Action, 2006-2010, is an ambitious roadmap for Africa to achieve the ICPD goal of universal access to reproductive health by 2015. By formally ratifying the Maputo Plan, African leaders agreed to change how they addressed reproductive health in their policies and to radically strengthen health systems to tackle maternal mortality and other reproductive health crises. The Plan includes clear goals, outcomes, and outputs with target indicators, timelines, and costing, but the method of attaining the goals is left up to each country.

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Young People Today, Time To Act Now

On the 6th and 7th of December 2013, Ministers of Education and Health and their technical representatives from 20 countries in Eastern and Southern Africa met in Cape Town, South Africa to affirm their commitment to strengthening HIV prevention efforts and fostering positive health outcomes through improved access to quality, comprehensive sexuality education (CSE) as well as sexual and reproductive health (SRH) services for young people in the region. This 8 partnership allowed the key Ministries to jointly agree on how best to develop and deliver the information, education and services needed to reverse the HIV and AIDS epidemic, promote healthy lifestyles through CSE as well as related sexual health services. As a result of their deliberations, a new commitment titled; ‘Young People Today, Time To Act Now’ was endorsed to provide a framework for strengthening access to Comprehensive Sexuality Education and Sexual and Reproductive Health Services for young people.

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2019 PSH Annual Report

Celebrating 10 Years of Empowering Communities

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Will Sexual and Reproductive Health services buckle under the pressure caused by COVID-19?

Millions of young South African women and girls seeking Sexual and Reproductive Health (SRH) services will be left stranded, as COVID-19 gobbles up all the public health resources. Siyakwazi Youth Network has noted with concern the limitations that the COVID-19 pandemic has brought on young women and girls’ access to SRH services. COVID-19 has had an enormous impact on women and girls’ sexual and reproductive health because health facilities are focusing more on the Coronavirus. This has resulted in little or no assistance for the young women seeking SRH services where the attention and resources are reprioritised towards the management of this pandemic. The lockdown has further restricted

PSH Training Manuals
  • Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights Manual

 

  • Sex Worker Peer Educator Training Manual

 

  • Intergenerational Communication on Adolescent and Youth Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights - Participants Handbook

 

  • Intergenerational Communication on Adolescent and Youth Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights - Facilitator's Handbook

 

The above listed training manuals are not available here but can be requested from our Training Unit at: [email protected]

WHO WE ARE

 

Partners in Sexual Health (PSH) is an evidence-based non-profit organisation that provides and advocates for Sexual and Reproductive Health & Rights (SRHR) services - including HIV/AIDS services - to men, women and particularly adolescents and youth.

Our vision is an empowered society on SRHR.

Registration Number: 067-206-NPO & PBO

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