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Under the covers with men's sexual health issues

Irish Times - ‎12 hours ago‎
Do a quick Google search for women's health. You'll receive approximately 152 million results. Do the same for men's health and you will get 22.3 million. Is this sexism in another guise, or is it purely indicative of male reluctance to discuss their ...

Uganda: Sexual Health Services Arrive On Three Wheels - ‎May 27, 2016‎
In Uganda, tuk tuks are helping healthcare workers reach young people who are most vulnerable to HIV with sexual and reproductive health services. Marie Stopes Uganda, through the Link Up project, is using the three-wheeled motorcycle taxis to reach ...

Tasmanian sex workers appeal to save funding for sexual health awareness project

ABC Online - ‎May 18, 2016‎
Tasmanian sex workers are writing to Health Minister Michael Ferguson asking him to reverse his decision to stop funding a sexual health program. The Tasmanian Sex Worker project supports local and fly-in, fly-out sex workers with information and ...
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Sexual health gets little attention in a crisis, with devastating results

The Guardian - ‎May 22, 2016‎
One thing often overlooked when a conflict, natural disaster, or crisis strikes is a comprehensive and responsive approach to health. Sexual and reproductive health often gets little attention, with devastating consequences. That's why we will be ...

Uganda: Project Helps Young People With Sexual Health Info and Rights - ‎May 26, 2016‎
In Uganda, many young people lack access to quality information on sexual and reproductive health, but a project called Link Up is helping to change this.

Africa: Sexual Health Problems Ravage African Communities - ‎May 25, 2016‎
Women and girls in Africa, south of the Sahara, are mostly affected by fistula as well as other illness from sexual and reproductive health causes. The mix of young girls being subjected to child marriages, getting pregnant and going through childbirth ...
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Unsafe Sex Is Now The Biggest Health Risk Among Women Worldwide

Refinery29 - ‎May 28, 2016‎
It's safe to say your teenage years probably aren't the time when you're most worried about your health, but according to the authors of a new report, what happens during adolescence can play a huge role in determining your health for the rest of your ...

Sexual health training for school pupils

Worcester News - ‎May 24, 2016‎
STUDENTS at a Worcester school have been educating fellow pupils of the importance of sexual health as part of a training programme run by Worcestershire Health and Care NHS Trust.

Seminar on sexual health and reproductive rights held - ‎May 29, 2016‎
Imphal, May 29 2016: A one day 'Judicial Colloquium on Sexual Health and Reproductive Rights' organized by Human Rights Law Network (HRLN) and Manipur State Legal Services Authority (MSLSA) was held at the conference hall of Classic Grande, ...

Make the Pledge to #GetOnTop of Your Sexual Health & Help Millennials Have Safe Sex

Huffington Post - ‎May 24, 2016‎
When I was younger, I wasn't always on top of my sexual health, and it really took a toll on me - worrying about sexual health can be really, really stressful! Once I took control over that part of my life, I was able to focus my mental energy ...
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Government Accused Of “Stalling” Over HPV Vaccine For Men

BuzzFeed News - ‎May 28, 2016‎
“Through this pilot, the HPV vaccine will be offered during existing appointments at selected GUM [sexual health] and HIV clinics in England to test delivery in these settings,” she said.

Fulbright grant will fund research of women's sexual health literacy in West Africa

EurekAlert (press release) - ‎May 23, 2016‎
The goal is to enhance the depth and access of professional and scientific knowledge on women's health literacy and sexual behavior among unmarried women in the West African country. "Sierra Leone is a very poor country that was ravaged by civil war ...

Leading sexual health specialist calls for HIV prevention PrEP to be 'available now'

Science Daily - ‎May 18, 2016‎
Following calls from clinicians, local authorities, directors of public health, politicians, activists and community originations, in a promising step forward in the campaign, NHS England have now said that they will carefully consider its position on ...

5 foods that are killing your sex drive

Fox News - ‎May 26, 2016‎
Processed foods, especially all-purpose or white flour, are stripped of many components which are vital for sexual health. One such component, the mineral zinc, is essential to a man's reproductive health.

Why Are Schools Afraid To Teach Sexual Health Education?

Huffington Post Canada - ‎May 23, 2016‎
They point out -- and rightly so -- that because there is no real oversight/monitoring over how -- or even whether -- sexual health information is taught, there are likely thousands of school children throughout the province who continue to have little ...

Application open for sexual assault prevention committee

The Daily Cougar - ‎May 28, 2016‎
“I feel the importance of students' sexual health and wellness is one that is drastically undervalued, and one way to get people involved and to care more and speak up more about these issues on campus is to see other students getting involved,” said ...
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Game-changing HIV drug trial makes gay icon of health minister Jillian Skinner

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎May 22, 2016‎
Talking about his sex life is not a comfortable prospect for Tom Spillane, but this anxiety pales in comparison to a gnawing fear that dogged him for much of his 20s.
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'Lets intensify adolescent sexual health education'

Graphic Online - ‎May 24, 2016‎
Research, he said, had also revealed that when parents engaged their adolescent children on early reproductive and sexual health, they became less disposed to early sexual activities. Dr Ntow for his part, said the transition from adolescence to ...
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Queensland to catch up on age of consent laws for anal sex

Brisbane Times - ‎May 24, 2016‎
Along with that modernisation comes a groundbreaking step, with the government releasing its draft Sexual Health Strategy, a first for Australia, which aims to provide better information regarding sexual health and contraceptive options, as well as ...

SEXUAL HEALTH | Will They Stick Things Down My Pee Hole?

The Gay UK - ‎May 27, 2016‎
The good news is that you won't find the umbrella swab in a sexual health clinic… If you have no symptoms it's just a urine test (throat and rectal swabs also for gay men).