Topic: Training

Medical Abortion Toolkit

A set of guides and related resources providing up-to-date clinical information, activities and learning materials for trainers to use in helping health-care workers acquire the appropriate knowledge, attitudes and practical skills they need to provide first-trimester medical abortion.

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Tips for spokespeople on sexual and reproductive health and rights

A spokesperson is the face of an organization and represents the organization when addressing an audience or speaking to the press. The topic of sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) is sometimes sensitive or controversial, making the job of a spokesperson for an SRHR-focused organization very important. This tool is designed to help spokespeople excel at their jobs and craft messages that effectively reach their intended audiences.

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Tips for journalists covering sexual and reproductive health and rights issues

This guide was designed to help reporters understand the issues surrounding sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR), including the right to safe abortion, so they can report on SRHR issues in an accurate, fair and balanced manner. Although the guide specifically targets print and online journalists, all journalists—including those who work in TV and radio—can benefit from the information provided. The guide can also be used by organizations and coalitions as a guide to training reporters on SRHR issues.

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Abortion care for young women: Exploring abortion – A collection of self-reflection and sensitization activities for global audiences

This collection contains five independent self-reflection and sensitization activities on abortion, some of which have been adapted from widely used sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) exercises. They are effective in helping young people reflect on their abortion-related feelings and experiences, as well as in preparing young audiences for further discussions, values clarification, and skills-building related to abortion. Each activity description includes information about objectives, materials needed, timeline and advance preparations. This publication accompanies Abortion care for young women: A training toolkit (ACYTK-E11).

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Servicios de aborto para las mujeres jóvenes: Un juego de herramientas para la capacitación

Este juego de herramientas fue creado para proporcionar información y orientación sobre la prestación y accesibilidad de servicios de aborto inducido a mujeres jóvenes (entre 10 y 24 años de edad), según corresponda. Ofrece a capacitadores con experiencia antecedentes, materiales, instrucciones y consejos necesarios para facilitar las sesiones de capacitación de manera eficaz. Dado que los estudios de investigación realizados muestran pocas diferencias en las necesidades clínicas de las mujeres jóvenes en comparación con adultas, el juego de herramientas contiene más información sobre promoción y defensa (advocacy), alianzas y prestación de servicios que sobre temas clínicos. Es un recurso mundial para prestadores de servicios de salud, capacitadores, gerentes y asesores técnicos de programas de servicios de aborto, pero algunos materiales también se pueden utilizar para promover la participación de jóvenes, formuladores de políticas grupos comunitarios, donantes, promotores y otras partes interesadas.

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Soins complets d’avortement centrés sur la femme: Manuel de référence. (Deuxième édition)

Ce manuel est destiné à préparer les prestataires de soins à dispenser aux femmes des services de soins après avortement de qualité. Il peut être utile à un large groupe cible, notamment aux cliniciens, aux formateurs, aux directeurs de programmes et à ceux qui œuvrent en vue de l’extension des services. Il propose des informations cliniques approfondies sur les options sûres et efficaces pour une évacuation utérine au cours du premier trimestre et aborde plus largement les problèmes liés à la prestation de services et à leur accessibilité, notamment les droits des adolescentes et des très jeunes femmes, la communication entre patiente et prestataire de soins et le suivi visant à améliorer la qualité des services. Il peut être utilisé dans les pays où il n’existe pas d’indications légales à une interruption volontaire de grossesse ou dans ceux où la législation impose des restrictions importantes en matière d’interruption volontaire de grossesse.

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Extendiendo los servicios de atención integral del aborto al segundo trimestre: Elementos clave del programa

Esta orientación fue elaborada para toda unidad de salud que esté planificando ampliar sus servicios de aborto para incluir abortos en el segundo trimestre del embarazo. Proporciona las herramientas y los recursos necesarios para presentar y continuar la prestación de servicios de aborto en el segundo trimestre y/o de atención postaborto en el segundo trimestre. El juego de herramientas contiene una descripción de los elementos clave para la creación de programas, así como una serie de herramientas y materiales auxiliares afines.

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Clinical Mentoring and Provider Support for Abortion-Related Care

This training manual is for clinical mentors and others providing clinical and programmatic support to health-care providers offering abortion-related care. It includes content, activities and materials to improve their knowledge, attitudes and skills for clinical mentoring and provider support.

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Medical Abortion Study Guide, Second Edition

The Medical Abortion Study Guide, Second Edition, describes the use of medications for first-trimester abortion. It is intended to prepare health-care providers for the in-person skills training and clinical practicum portions of medical abortion training programs. It can also serve as a reference manual during training events and for future reference.

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Medical Abortion Training Guide, Second Edition

The Medical Abortion Training Guide, Second Edition, is designed for training providers on the delivery of high-quality, clinic-based, first-trimester medical abortion, particularly in limited-resource settings. It has been updated to reflect the latest evidence from the World Health Organization (WHO) and other important source documents. It includes current clinical evidence addressing the unique needs of young women and recommendations on ways to work with communities to improve information, social support and access to medical abortion.

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Medical Abortion Training Package

A set of guides and related resources providing up-to-date clinical information, activities and learning materials for trainers to use in helping health-care workers acquire the appropriate knowledge, attitudes and practical skills they need to provide first-trimester medical abortion. It includes two companion documents—the Medical Abortion Study Guide and Medical Abortion Training Guide. It also includes related multi-media materials: the Medical Abortion PowerPoint Presentation and the Medical Abortion Quiz Show PowerPoint Presentation and Flash Plug-in.

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Salvando vidas, Respetando los derechos humanos. Material para difusión sobre la Guía de la OMS:guía técnica y de políticas para sistemas de salud, segunda edición

This is an adaptable trainers’ presentation to inform providers, advocates, government officials and colleagues of the updates in the Second edition of Safe abortion: technical and policy guidance for health systems. Fit with trainers’ notes, each slide can be used in entirety for a full training or individual slides for strategic updates.

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Saving lives, respecting rights. A dissemination packet for WHO safe abortion: Technical and policy guidance for health systems, Second edition

This is an adaptable trainers’ presentation to inform providers, advocates, government officials and colleagues of the updates in the Second edition of Safe abortion: technical and policy guidance for health systems. Fit with trainers’ notes, each slide can be used in entirety for a full training or individual slides for strategic updates.

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