Please note: This archive was last updated in 2005.

RHO archives : Program Examples

The Americas and the Caribbean

Belize (Planet Youth): Of the Young People, By the Young People, and For the Young People

Bolivia (Maternal and Childhood Program): A national commitment to improve the quality of maternal and child health care.

Bolivia (PROCOSI): Integrating a gender perspective into the delivery of sexual and reproductive health services.

Brazil (Instituto PROMUNDO): Engaging young men in gender-based violence prevention and sexual and reproductive health promotion.

Brazil (Santos): Delivering free condoms, STI treatment, and gynecological services to urban sex workers with a mobile clinic and outreach workers.

Canada (Street Kids International): Developing tools and programs to address the needs of street children and youth around the world.

Chile (Ministry of Health): Challenges and lessons learned from a cervical cancer screening and treatment program.

Colombia (Profamilia): Offering affordable infertility services to low-income couples.

Colombia (Profamilia and the Columbian National League Against Cancer): Challenges and lessons learned from a nationwide cervical cancer control program.

Colombia (Reaching Youth with Peer Education and Teacher Training): Promoting risk awareness and safer sexual behavior among young people in urban Colombia.

Costa Rica (Costa Rican Foundation for Education in Medical Sciences) : Research project investigating the role of HPV infection and its cofactors in the etiology of high-grade cervical neoplasia.

Ecuador (Jambi Husa): Overcoming physical and cultural barriers to family planning and other reproductive health services among indigenous people in remote areas.

El Salvador (Homies Unidos): Reaching adolescent gang members through peer-education and outreach programs.

Guatemala and Colombia (IPPF/WHR): Launching reproductive health hotlines for youth.

· Honduras ( AIDS Documentation and Information Centre [Centro de Documentación e Información en SIDA]): Promoting dialogue and action on HIV/AIDS.

Jamaica (Women's Centre of Jamaica Foundation): Working with young women to prevent second pregnancies and develop life skills.

Latin America and the Caribbean (ASHONPLAFA, BEMFAM, and FAMPLAN): Incorporating sexual health and gender issues in family planning and STI counseling.

Mexico (IPAS): Overcoming judicial and health-service barriers that prevent victims of rape and sexual assault from receiving legal abortion services.

Mexico (Salud y Genero, or "Health and Gender") : Participatory workshops for men focusing on gender issues.

Nicaragua (Adolescent Social Franchise project): Providing adolescent reproductive health services through franchises.

Nicaraugua (Puntos de Encuentro): Reaching youth through a magazine, radio show, and TV drama.

Nicaragua (UNFPA, Military Medical Corps): Sexual and reproductive health services in the Army.

Peru (EHAS): Linking health care providers through telecommunication.

Peru (ReproSalud): Empowering women and their communities to confront gender-based barriers to reproductive health.

Venezuela (PLAFAM): Identifying and treating victims of domestic violence at family planning clinics.

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