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Supporting Equal Sexual and Reproductive Health (SESRH)

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The goal of Supporting Equal Sexual and Reproductive Health (SESRH) is to improve the enjoyment of the right to health, particularly sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) for 55,346 citizens (40,755 adolescents/women and 14,591 adolescents/men) in the municipality of Croix-des-Bouquets, Haiti.

Launched in April 2021 SESRH is funded by Global Affairs Canada (GAC) and implemented by the Fondation Paul Gérin-Lajoie, CAM and the Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada (SOGC).

Project Goals

  • Improve women and adolescent girls’ access to quality health care
  • Improve health care services provided for adolescent girls, women, and marginalized communities by giving more control over their sexual sights and reproductive health
  • Improve services for victims of sexual violence, and work towards the elimination of sexual and gender-based violence.
  • Work with local organizations to improve the accountability of Haitian institutions, both health and governmental, and to increase the effectiveness of grassroots community organizations and professional associations such as the Foundation for Reproductive Health and Family Education (FOSREF), the Association of Haitian Nurse Midwives (AISFH), and the Haitian Society of Obstetrics and Gynecology (SHOG) 

Total Project Budget

6.5 million CAD

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