Share Essential Health Information with Your Audiences Using K4Health’s eToolkit Application

The Knowledge for Health (K4Health) project invites collaborators working in public health in various countries to build country-specific eToolkits using our unique and free online tool, called the eToolkit Application. You do not need specialized IT skills to use this tool! Using simple drop-down menus and fill-in-forms, you can quickly and easily create the navigation for your toolkit interface and upload important resources that you want to share with others.

Celebrating the Past and Looking to the Future During World AIDS Day

There were more than 33 million people living with HIV/AIDS at the end of 2009, about half of them are women and over 22 million of them are in Sub-Saharan Africa, according to UNAIDS estimates.
 
As World AIDS Day (December 1, 2010) dawns, some 30 million people have died of HIV-related causes in the last 30 years—an estimated 1.8 m

K4Health: The Link Between Knowledge and Effective Decision-Making and Health Policy Development

If disease is to be defeated, existing knowledge must be applied in ways that will improve health care, especially in low- and middle-income countries, researchers wrote in The Lancet in 2006. They added that applying what we know will have a larger impact on health and disease than any drug or technology likely to be introduced.

Pakistan Relief Toolkit: Providing Essential Knowledge and Resources for Relief Efforts

As the flood waters begin to recede across Pakistan, Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani says the government is now “seriously concerned” about the potential spread of epidemic diseases.

The flooding has left more than 1,600 people dead and approximately six million homeless. According to the BBC, about 17 million of Pakistan’s 166 million people have been affected by the disaster. In addition, the United Nations warns that without enough doctors or proper facilities, over 100,000 pregnant women are now at risk of infection and disease.

The Institute for Reproductive Health Launches Web-Based Standard Days Method Toolkit

The Standard Days Method® (SDM) Toolkit provides policy makers, health care providers, and program managers across the globe with state-of-the-art information on this highly-effective fertility awareness-based method (FAM) of family planning that has been proven to expand choice for women and couples.

Obama’s Global Health Initiative: Learning from Our Successes and Mistakes

Three senior Obama administration officials on Wednesday spoke at a policy forum held at the Kaiser Family Foundation on the Administration’s Global Health Initiative (GHI) – a six-year $63 billion proposed effort that will build on existing “disease-specific” initiatives and increase attention to other areas such as family planning, reproductive health, and maternal a

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