Around 5000 participants from Africa and worldwide are expected to gather to track progress on menstrual health on the continent since the first Call to Action was made at the African Menstrual Health Symposium in Johannesburg in 2018. A follow-up event, the African Coalition Symposium on Menstrual Health, will be held virtually from 25 to 27...
KYAKA II REFUGEE SETTLEMENT/KAMPALA, Uganda—In Uganda, menstruation management presents a daunting challenge for so many adolescent girls and women. The inability to adequately manage their periods means they often choose to forego school and stay at home for several days each month, according to a study on menstrual health management in Uganda by the International...
The African Coalition on Menstrual Health Management (ACMHM) and UNFPA East and Southern Africa invites you to the Africa Coalition Symposium on Menstrual Health, which will be held virtually from 25 to 27 May 2021. The event will take on a rights-based approach to menstrual health and will cover multi-sectoral dimensions that will ultimately contribute...
This webinar highlight paper was informed by lessons from various sources, specifically from the virtual webinar organized by Days for Girls, The African Coalition for Menstrual Health Management, and UNFPA East and Southern Africa Regional Office.
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In the past year we have attained some successes including policy advocacy, leadership in the development of product standards, knowledge sharing and collaborative partnerships for MHM, among others.
The leadership team held its 2020 annual meeting at Birchwood hotel in Johannesburg, South Africa from 17 – 18 February 2020.
In this Decade of Action, the dialogue brought all menstrual health stakeholders to review issues, challenges and opportunities amidst the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic in Africa.
This position paper was informed by lessons from various sources, specifically from the virtual dialogue organized by UNFPA, Days for Girls and the Menstrual Health Responses to the COVID-19 Pandemic in Africa - What Have We Learnt?.
Now a Virtual Summit, 16 – 18 November, 2020 More information here