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Recent developments in health practices that were once in the full control of healthcare professionals and can now be safely self-administered have created a shift in thinking about how individuals engage in self-care. To support this evolution the Self-Care Trailblazer Group partnered with HealthEnabled to facilitate the development of a framework to provide practical guidance for effectively designed, implemented and researched digital health in support of self-care.
Download Resource This document provides the research insights developed by Dahlberg Design for Kenyan social marketing of Sayana Press through pharmacies. The study consisted of
Download Resource This study was undertaken among 700 Bangladeshi drug sellers (including regulated pharmacists and unregulated drug sellers) to understand their knowledge of Misoprostal and
Download Resource This study details the impact of the introduction of Sayana Press in Madagascar a CIFF funded project, which began in 2015. Within the
Download Resource This case study describes how evidence generated by the STEP UP consortium about medical abortion self-management has informed practice at Marie Stopes International.
Using Digital Technology for Sexual and Reproductive Health: Are Programs Adequately Considering Risk?
Download Resource This commentary follows the publication of MSI’s randomised control trial in Bangladesh which showed that mHealth to promote contraceptive use increased women’s report
Medical Abortion Provision by Pharmacies and Drug Sellers in Low- and Middle-Income Countries: A Systematic Review
Download Resource This review summarises how pharmacies and drug sellers are revolutionising access to safe abortion in low- and middle-income countries. Studies from Africa, Asia
Download Resource This study highlights the importance of hotlines, combi-packs and clear packaging for ensuring that people can safely self-administer reproductive health medications. The analysis
Download Resource Establishing self-care as a global policy priority to improve health outcomes and address the sustainability of health systems around the world is both
Download English Roadmap Download French Roadmap This roadmap is the result of a series of in-country advocacy workshops and consultations held between July 2019 and
WHO consolidated guideline on self-care interventions for health: sexual and reproductive health and rights
Download Resource Self-care interventions are among the most promising and exciting new approaches to improve health and well-being, both from a health systems perspective and
A Policy Brief – Self-Care: A Cost Effective Solution for Maternal, Newborn and Child Health for All
Download Resource As a means to meet global maternal, newborn and child health (MNCH) targets, self-care has enormous potential. When promoted throughout the lifecycle and