Month archive: February, 2018

Adolescents want to be taken seriously in sexual and reproductive health care

Sexual health is still taboo in many African countries. So how can we transform health care in such a way that adolescents can benefit from this care as best as possible? At the Global Health Cafe on March 16th, speakers from African countries and the Netherlands will discuss sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR). The debate, facilitated by Petra Stienen, will be the second event in the Global Health Cafes series, which Wemos co-organizes with Vice Versa and other organizations.

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Reaching parts that others can’t?

Corinne Hinlopen

There is uproar in global health circles. The Global Fund to fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria and Dutch beer brewer HEINEKEN have entered into a partnership: HEINEKEN will pair supply chain experts with logistics planners at the Global Fund. HIV medication will thus reach their destination faster and in better condition, also covering the so-called ‘last mile’: those places in low- and middle-income countries that are notoriously hard to reach.

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