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Volume 18 Supplement 1

ASRH for all in SSA: are inequalities reducing?


The Supplement benefitted from two author workshops which were supported by a grant from the Canadian Partnership for Women and Children’s Health (CanWaCH). The Supplement was produced as part of the work of the Countdown to 2030 for Women's, Children's and Adolescents' Health which is funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. Information about the source of funding for publication charges can be found in the individual articles. The articles have undergone the journal's standard peer review process for supplements. Supplement Editors were not involved in the peer review for any article that they co-authored. The Supplement Editors declare that they have no other competing interests.

Edited by Cheikh Mbacké Faye, Ties Boerma and Venkatraman Chandra-Mouli.

  1. Adolescent sexual and reproductive health (ASRH) is a major public health concern in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). However, inequalities in ASRH have received less attention than many other public health priority ...

    Authors: Dessalegn Y. Melesse, Réka M. Cane, Aveneni Mangombe, Macellina Y. Ijadunola, Adom Manu, Eniola Bamgboye, Abdu Mohiddin, Rornald M. Kananura, Elsie Akwara, Elsabé du Plessis, Yohannes D. Wado, Martin K. Mutua, Wubegzier Mekonnen, Cheikh M. Faye, Sarah Neal and Ties Boerma
    Citation: Reproductive Health 2021 18(Suppl 1):117
  2. The use of modern contraception has increased in much of sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). However, the extent to which changes have occurred across the wealth spectrum among adolescents is not well known. We examine ...

    Authors: Martin K. Mutua, Yohannes D. Wado, Monica Malata, Caroline W. Kabiru, Elsie Akwara, Dessalegn Y. Melesse, Ndèye Awa Fall, Carolina V. N. Coll, Cheikh Faye and Aluisio J. D. Barros
    Citation: Reproductive Health 2021 18(Suppl 1):116
  3. In sub-Saharan Africa HIV transmission is a major challenge in adolescents, especially among girls and those living in urban settings. Major international efforts have aimed at reducing sexual transmission of ...

    Authors: Réka Maulide Cane, Dessalegn Y. Melesse, Nkomba Kayeyi, Adom Manu, Yohannes Dibaba Wado, Aluisio Barros and Ties Boerma
    Citation: Reproductive Health 2021 18(Suppl 1):120
  4. Intimate partner violence (IPV) is a global public health and human rights issue that affects millions of women and girls. While disaggregated national statistics are crucial to assess inequalities, little evi...

    Authors: Yohannes Dibaba Wado, Martin K. Mutua, Abdu Mohiddin, Macellina Y. Ijadunola, Cheikh Faye, Carolina V. N. Coll, Aluisio J. D. Barros and Caroline W. Kabiru
    Citation: Reproductive Health 2021 18(Suppl 1):119
  5. The annual collection of fertility, marriage, sexual behaviour, and contraceptive use data in the nationally representative rounds of Performance Monitoring and Accountability (PMA) surveys in sub-Saharan Afri...

    Authors: Rornald Muhumuza Kananura, Peter Waiswa, Dessalegn Y. Melesse, Cheikh Faye and Ties Boerma
    Citation: Reproductive Health 2021 18(Suppl 1):121
  6. The Global Financing Facility (GFF) offers an opportunity to close the financing gap that holds back gains in women, children’s and adolescent health. However, very little work exists examining GFF practice, p...

    Authors: Asha S. George, Tanya Jacobs, Mary V. Kinney, Annie Haakenstad, Neha S. Singh, Kumanan Rasanathan and Mickey Chopra
    Citation: Reproductive Health 2021 18(Suppl 1):124

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