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  • Abortion Rights Web - many links to abortion including US Supreme Court decisions, collected by Laurie Mann

  • Association of Reproductive Health Professionals (USA) - "an interdisciplinary medical professional association composed of obstetrician/gynecologists and other physicians, advanced practice clinicians, researchers, educators, and other professionals in reproductive health"

  • Australian Reproductive Health Alliance (ARHA)

  • Center for Communication Programs (USA) - "part of the Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene and Public Health. The Center works with many international agencies, foundations, governments, and nongovernmental organizations in the US and overseas to promote healthy behavior"

  • Consortium for Emergency Contraception - "an international collaboration among eight organizations committed to making a dedicated product for emergency contraception a standard part of reproductive health care around the world. Member organizations are: The Concept Foundation (Bangkok); International Planned Parenthood Federation (London); Pacific Institute for Women's Health (Los Angeles); Pathfinder International (Boston); Population Council (New York); Population Services International (Washington, DC); Program for Appropriate Technology in Health (PATH); and UNDP/UNFPA/WHO/World Bank Special Programme of Research, Development and Research Training in Human Reproduction (Geneva)"

  • EC/UNFPA Initiative for Reproductive Health in Asia - "intends to provide financial support over a period of 4 years to reproductive health activities and services in Asia, as a result of the 1994 International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD), held in Cairo. What makes the Initiative stand out from other projects and programmes is its main strategy to involve international, regional and local non-profit organizations in its implementation and have these work together towards a common goal. With this approach the Initiative hopes to bring reproductive health services within reach of populations in South and South-East Asia that are thus far not or under-served. In the context of the EC collaboration with UNFPA, this Asia RH Initiative represents the largest sum that the EC has yet committed to population programmes"

  • European NGOs for Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights, Population and Development - "seek to translate the commitments of the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD, Cairo 1994) into international cooperative programmes in the field of sexual and reproductive health in developing countries"

  • Family Health International - "a not-for profit organization committed to helping women and men have access to safe, effective, acceptable and affordable family planning methods; preventing the spread of AIDS and other sexually transmitted diseases (STDs); and improving the health of women and children" - the site offers French, Spanish and Russian language versions

    • A Guide to Research Findings on the Cairo Consensus - "produced by the Population Reference Bureau and the Population Council for the Task Force on Communicating Research Findings, U.S. NGOs in Support of the Cairo Consensus" - "This guide to research findings on the implementation of the Cairo Consensus provides delegates, NGO participants, the media, and others with a handy tool for locating some of the many materials published since 1994 on the major issues outlined in the ICPD Programme of Action. The topics included in the guide are: adolescents; aging; migration; mobilizing public and private resources; population, environment, and sustainable development; reproductive health/family planning; reproductive health in emergency situations; reproductive rights/human rights; and the role of the private sector. The guide contains roughly 180 summaries of research, reports, and fact sheets on these topics"

  • Feminist Women's Health Center (USA) - "We have a vision of a world where all women freely make their own decisions regarding their bodies, reproduction and sexuality - a world where women can fulfill their own unique potential and live healthy whole lives"

  • Global Reproductive Health Forum - located at Harvard University (USA), "aims to encourage the proliferation of critical, democratic discussions about reproductive health, rights, and gender on the net"

  • International Family Health - "provides support to partner organisations to implement innovative projects which integrate sexual and reproductive health care, through technical assistance, fundraising, consultancy and contract management

  • IPAS - "works collaboratively with government officials, health care providers and administrators, and NGO representatives throughout the world to develop and implement high quality, sustainable programs in reproductive health and abortion-related care. Over the last decade, Ipas has worked with colleagues in over 30 countries to assist in designing organizational or country-wide workplans that address reproductive health needs. At the local level we help respond to policy changes and integrate program plans into existing health care services"

  • Marie Stopes International - "specialised in family planning since 1921 and is the leading organisation in this field. In the UK Marie Stopes International has become a major provider of reproductive health services including termination of pregnancy, female sterilisation and vasectomy, well woman and man programmes and a range of family planning services. We work extensively with individual clients, Health Authorities, GPs and GP Fundholders"

  • Media/Materials Clearinghouse, Johns Hopkins University (USA) - "an international resource for health professionals who seek media/materials which promote family planning, reproductive health and related health issues. The M/MC is funded by the United States Agency for International Development to improve the quality of reproductive health communication in developing countries. The M/MC is the largest clearinghouse of its kind, collecting and disseminating many thousands of health communication materials in a great variety of media: Audiotapes, Films, Flipcharts, Novelty Items, Pamphlets, Posters, Teaching Aids, and Videotapes"

  • Online Birth Center: Midwifery, Pregnancy, Birth and Breastfeeding - excellent resources

  • ParenthoodWeb - everything for parents and those who wish to become one, rich resource on reproductive health in its broadest sense

  • Physicians for Reproductive Choice and Health (USA) - "to enable concerned physicians to take a more active and visible role in support of universal reproductive health. PRCH is committed to ensuring that all people have the knowledge, access to quality services, and freedom of choice to make their own reproductive health decisions"

  • Population Action International - "PAI advocates the expansion of voluntary family planning, other reproductive health services, and educational and economic opportunities for girls and women. These strategies promise to improve the lives of individual women and their families while slowing the world's population growth

  • Population and Reproductive Health - comprehensive resources on the relation between reproductive health and population health

  • Population Council - "a nonprofit, nongovernmental research organization established in 1952, seeks to improve the wellbeing and reproductive health of current and future generations around the world and to help achieve a humane, equitable, and sustainable balance between people and resources"

  • Population Reference Bureau (USA) - "founded in 1929 and is America's oldest population organization. We are a nonprofit, nonadvocacy, educational organization. We work with both public and private sector partners to increase the amount, accuracy and usefulness of information concerning changes in population and the impact those changes may have"

  • Reproductive Health Gateway - "Relevant, reliable information for reproductive health professionals. Search quickly through specifically selected websites. Your queries are answered with links straight to the information you seek. Reproductive Health Gateway is a project of the Population and Health Materials Working Group"

  • ReproLine - Reproductive Health Online (USA) - "was developed by JHPIEGO, an affiliate of Johns Hopkins University. JHPIEGO, a nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the health of women and families throughout the world, works to increase the number of qualified health professionals trained in modern reproductive healthcare, especially family planning"

  • Reproductive Health Outlook - "provides summaries of up-to-date information, links to the best in-depth reproductive health information on the web, and the chance to communicate with international experts and peers through our Community Forum message boards. RHO is especially designed for reproductive health program managers and decision makers working in low-resource settings"

  • UNDP UNFPA WHO World Bank Special Program on Research, Development and Research Training in Human Reproduction

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