Please note: This archive was last updated in 2005.

RHO archives : Topics : Refugee Reproductive Health

Additional Program Examples Available Online

Guinea: Increasing knowledge of reproductive health as part of a literacy training program by developing a literacy curriculum focusing on safe motherhood, family planning, STIs, HIV/AIDs, and gender-based violence. Available online at www.rhrc.org/pdf/guinea.pdf.

Guinea: Educating adolescent refugees about reproductive health in formal classes for younger children, quarterly health talks for older children, and voluntary after-school health clubs. Available online at www.kit.nl/frameset.asp?/ils/exchange_content/html/2000_2_lessons_from_west_afric.asp&frnr=1&.

Guinea: Assessing need for services addressing gender-based violence in refugee camps and designing and implementing a program to meet those needs. Available online at www.rhrc.org/pdf/h2g007.pdf.

Liberia: Adopting a multi-sectoral approach and building on community participation to respond to and prevent sexual and gender-based violence. Available online at http://rhrc.org/pdf/h2g008.pdf.

Sierra Leone: Assessing knowledge, attitudes, and practices relevant to HIV/AIDS among high-risk populations, including returning refugees and ex-combatants, in order to design, clarify, and prioritize AIDS prevention interventions. Available online at: http://rhrc.org/pdf/ARC.pdf.

Tanzania: Conducting a systematic review of antenatal care, clinic-based obstetric care, referral-level hospitals, and a traditional birth attendant program in order to strengthen safe motherhood services in refugee camps. Available online at http://rhrc.org/pdf/h2g005.pdf.