Sexual and Reproductive Health


The Sexual and Reproductive Health (SRH) Programme supports Member States to develop, implement and evaluate effective policies and strategies related to sexual and reproductive health leading to the improvement of sexual and reproductive health outcomes throughout the life cycle.

Regional consultation on universal access to Sexual and Reproductive Health: progress since 1994 ICPD, lessons learnt and plans for acceleration
Brazzaville, Congo, 8-10 July, 2014

consultation-srh-group-photo-mWHO convened a three day meeting of countries and partners on achievement of universal access to sexual and reproductive Health (SRH) since the call made by the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) in 1994, involving 179 countries.  It defined critical actions for advancing sexual and reproductive health beyond 2014. The meeting took place on 8-10 July 2014, at the WHO Regional Office for Africa, Brazzaville, Cong

World Health Assembly adopts a historic resolution that addresses violence against women and girls

assembly20 May 2014 – Dr Christine Kaseba-Sata, First Lady of Zambia, addressed delegates at the World Health Assembly and deplored the prevalence of violence against women and girls and the extent to which cases of violence remain hidden and unrecognized. Member States adopted a resolution on “Strengthening the role of the health system in addressing violence, in particular against women and girls, and against children” at the 67th World Health Assembly.