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Volume 16 Supplement 1

Effective Integration of Sexual Reproductive Health and HIV Prevention, Treatment, and Care Services across sub-Saharan Africa: Where is the evidence for program implementation?


The journal supplement is made possible by the generous support of the American People through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) in partnership with United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and The Joint United Nations Program on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS). The articles have undergone the journal's standard peer review process for supplements. The Supplement Editors declare they have no competing interests.

Edited by Sheila Mensah, Abdul Bala, Hugues Guidigbi, Didier Mbayi Kangudie and Richard Delate.

These articles are part of a joint supplement publication with BMC Public Health

The full contents can be found here

Translations in French and Portuguese are attached to each article, as additional files.Continent resized​​​​​​​​​​​

  1. Extensive documentation exists on a range of negative sexual and reproductive health outcomes and rights violations occurring during humanitarian emergencies. We explore two central questions: Do existing poli...

    Authors: Uchechi Roxo, M. Linda Mobula, Damilola Walker, Allison Ficht and Sarah Yeiser
    Citation: Reproductive Health 2019 16(Suppl 1):57
  2. Despite being a priority population for HIV prevention and harm reduction programs, the sexual and reproductive health (SRH) needs of women who inject drugs are being overlooked. Furthermore, models for provid...

    Authors: Sylvia Ayon, Fatma Jeneby, Faizah Hamid, Abdalla Badhrus, Taib Abdulrahman and Gitau Mburu
    Citation: Reproductive Health 2019 16(Suppl 1):59
  3. The integration of family planning (FP) and HIV-related services is common in sub-Saharan Africa. Little research has examined how FP quality of care differs between integrated and non-integrated facilities. U...

    Authors: Michael A. Close, Janine Barden-O’Fallon and Carolina Mejia
    Citation: Reproductive Health 2019 16(Suppl 1):58
  4. Integrating family planning (FP) with HIV care and treatment programs is a strategy to expand FP service delivery and prevent unintended pregnancies among women living with HIV. However, little is known about ...

    Authors: Mufaro Kanyangarara, Kwame Sakyi and Amos Laar
    Citation: Reproductive Health 2019 16(Suppl 1):60
  5. Despite significant interest in integrating sexual and reproductive health (SRH) services into HIV services, less attention has been paid to linkages in the other direction. Where women and girls are at risk o...

    Authors: Manjulaa Narasimhan, Ping Teresa Yeh, Sabina Haberlen, Charlotte E. Warren and Caitlin E. Kennedy
    Citation: Reproductive Health 2019 16(Suppl 1):61
  6. Kenya has made remarkable progress in integrating a range of reproductive health services with HIV/AIDS services over the past decade. This study describes a sub-set of outcomes from the Bill & Melinda Gates F...

    Authors: Raymond Mutisya, Jonesmus Wambua, Paul Nyachae, Mercy Kamau, Shalmali Radha Karnad and Mark Kabue
    Citation: Reproductive Health 2019 16(Suppl 1):62
  7. Late presentation combined with limited engagement in antenatal care (ANC) increases risk of vertical transmission among mothers living with HIV. Female sex workers (FSW) have more than four times greater burd...

    Authors: Lauren Parmley, Amrita Rao, Zamakayise Kose, Andy Lambert, Ryan Max, Nancy Phaswana-Mafuya, Mfezi Mcingana, Harry Hausler, Stefan Baral and Sheree Schwartz
    Citation: Reproductive Health 2019 16(Suppl 1):63
  8. Many people living with HIV would like to have children but family planning (FP) services often focus on only contraception. Availability of safer conception services is still very low in most low income count...

    Authors: Violet Gwokyalya, Jolly Beyeza-Kashesya, John Baptist Bwanika, Joseph K. B. Matovu, Shaban Mugerwa, Jim Arinaitwe, Dickson Kasozi, Justine Bukenya, Rosemary Kindyomunda, Glenn J. Wagner, Fredrick E. Makumbi and Rhoda K. Wanyenze
    Citation: Reproductive Health 2019 16(Suppl 1):64
  9. Safer conception services promote the reproductive health and rights of families, while minimizing HIV transmission risks between partners trying to conceive, as well vertical transmission risks. Implementatio...

    Authors: Sheree Schwartz, Natasha Davies, Nicolette Naidoo, Diantha Pillay, Nokuthula Makhoba and Saiqa Mullick
    Citation: Reproductive Health 2019 16(Suppl 1):65

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