Sidas publikationer 2002

  • 2002-10-21 Publikation

    Policy for Development Cooperation. Health Sector.

    Major public health problems are related to poverty and has to be tackled by actions against the causes of poverty. Lack of water, malnutrition, environmental hazards are issues that require cooperation between different sectors on the national level. On the international level Sida will support common initiatives in these areas between UN organisations and other international actors. ...................................................... ...

    Department for Democracy , Social Development. Health Division.

  • 2002-10-21 Publikation

    Befolkning, utveckling och samarbete.

    Avdelningen för demokrati , social utveckling. Hälsoenheten

  • 2002-10-21 Publikation

    Strategy for Development Cooperation - Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights

    This strategy is based on recommendations emerging from several UN conferences during the 1990's, on Sweden's experience nationally and internationally, and on Sida's overarching development strategies. The strategy covers the following issues: Human rights and gender equality, maternal health and newborn care, fertility regulation, abortion, hiv/aids and other sexually transmitted diseases (STD), ...

  • 2002-10-21 Publikation

    Handbook for mainstreaming, A Gender Perspective in the Health Sector

    This overview is intended as a starting point or stimulus for consideration of gender issues in relation to health and the health sector. It does not aim to be comprehensive but to suggest ways in in which gender-based differences and inequalities are relevant to health status and access to health care. The implications of these factors are briefly explored in relation to broad themes in health sector ...

    Johanna Schalkwyk

  • 2002-10-21 Publikation

    Salud y Derechos Sexuales y Reproductivos

    Nuevas perspectivas sobre sexualidad y reproducción, construidas sobre sólidos fundamentos éticos y en derechos humanos, aparecieron en numerosas conferencias de la Organización de las Naciones Unidas (ONU) durante la década del 90. Esta Estrategia de Asdi para promover la Salud y los Derechos Sexuales y Reproductivos en la cooperación para el desarrollo está basada en las recomendaciones emanadas ...

    Departamento de Democracia y Condiciones Sociales División de Salud

  • 2002-10-18 Publikation

    Maternal Health Care. Issue Paper

    The magnitude of the problem Of an estimated world total of 2.8 billion women of all ages, about half are in the reproductive age range (12-49 years). About half of these women are estimated to lack access to modern health care during pregnancy and delivery.

    Staffan Bergström

  • 2002-10-18 Publikation

    Supporting Midwifery. Issue Paper

    This document aims to describe the role of the nurse-midwife in reproductive health care, especially in less developed countries, as a basis for further development of Swedish health care co-operation in the area of reproductive health.

    Jerker Liljestrand

  • 2002-10-18 Publikation


    Abortion is one of the most serious and neglected health problems in the world today. In many developing countries, between 20 and 40 percent of maternal deaths are the result of illegal and/or unsafe abortions. However, the striking disparity in terms of abortion related mortality and morbidity between and within countries indicate that the situation can be changed. Maternal mortality and morbidity ...

    Kajsa Sundström

  • 2002-10-18 Publikation

    Healthcare of the Newborn

    Improved newborn health depends to a considerable extent on the health of the mother before and during pregnancy. Antenatal care with proper home-based maternal cards as well as prenatal care with monitoring of maternal nutrition and foetal growth and well-being are thus of importance for detecting babies at risk for growth retardation and perinatal asphyxia. The most important thing is not monitoring ...

    Ragnar Thunell

  • 2002-10-18 Publikation

    Men, Sexuality and Reproductive Health

    The field of population and family planning has long centred its attention on women in efforts to reduce high fertility rates. In the now more inclusive field of sexual and reproductive health, as articulated in the international conferences in Cairo 1994 and in Beijing 1995, the individual needs, choices and rights feature more centrally. The inclusive of mens reproductive health and rights concerns ...

    Beth Maina-Ahlberg

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