An incident of abuse forces Marcus to examine the debate about reproductive health in terms of control and ownership of women and their reproductive and sexual lives.
You have to respect a woman who gives birth in a hut, far from a medical facility. Even more so when she does so with a smile. Roots of Health nurses and Lyn-Lyn were able to ensure that at least qualified medical personal were on hand.
If you have heard any of the RH Bill debates you’ll have heard many contradictory arguments. The University of the Philippines recently brought together experts from a range of fields to debate the subjects of cancer, conception and contraceptives. Here are there findings.
Ami tags along to watch a sexual health seminar at PSU and is shocked by some of the questions students asked. “Is sex really that bad?”
Brown University health researcher, Margeaux Berroth conducted a two-month intensive assessment of the health needs of the students of Palawan State University, Puerto Princesa. She found that many young people are having sex against the wishes of a church, family or other affiliated community, and that many are engaging in unprotected sex.
Lyn-Lyn attended a Maternal Health Seminar and discovered some disturbing information about the health of mothers in Palawan. She wasn’t the only one.
Marcus examines the link between overpopulation and maternal health here in the Philippines.
Ugat ng Kalusugan Program Associate Manager, Lyn-Lyn recently attended the Women Deliver Conference, the MDG awards ceremony and still found time to meet with some influential people. All on her first trip to Manila.
Students at Palawan Sate University seem to get pregnant with alarming regularity. Susan examines the possible causes for this and what Roots of Health is doing to help.
For a nurse, moving from a hospital to a community setting can take a bit of adjustment. Josh Gulane, the Roots of Health nurse writes about her experiences and conclusions regarding the matter.