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Table 1 Categorization of reproductive health activities per the IAFM [18]

From: Tracking humanitarian funding for reproductive health: a systematic analysis of health and protection proposals from 2002-2013

Topic MISP Comprehensive reproductive health (excluding MISP activities) Non-reproductive health
Maternal newborn health • Emergency obstetric and newborn care services, including post-abortion and safe abortion care.
• 24/7 referral system for obstetric and newborn emergencies.
• Clean delivery packages to visibly pregnant women and birth attendants.
• Informing communities about services.
• Antenatal care (ANC).
• Post-natal care.
• Breastfeeding promotion.
• Training skilled attendants (midwives, nurses, doctors) in performing EmOC and newborn care.
• Nutrition outside of ANC.
Family planning • Contraceptives to meet demand, such as condoms, pills, injectables, and intrauterine devices. • Comprehensive family planning programming, including provision of long-term and permanent methods.
• Community education.
• Contraceptive supply chain management.
• Staff training for family planning.
STIs/HIV • Safe and rational blood transfusion practice.
• Adherence to standard precautions.
• Free condoms.
• Syndromic treatment for STIs.
• Antiretroviral (ARV) treatment for patients already taking ARVs.
• Prevention of mother-to-child transmission.
• Comprehensive STI prevention and treatment.
• STI surveillance systems.
• Comprehensive HIV prevention, care, and treatment.
• Staff training for HIV/AIDS.
GBV • Sexual violence coordination within health sector/cluster mechanisms.
• Physical protection and strategies for safe access to health facilities, including lighting and locks on latrines; prevention of sexual exploitation and abuse; codes of conduct; standard operating procedures.
• Clinical care for survivors of sexual violence, including emergency contraception, post-exposure prophylaxis, etc. Forensic evidence is also included if applicable.
• Other response services including psychosocial and mental health services.
• Referrals to sexual violence services.
• Informing communities about services.
• Prevention of domestic violence, forced early marriage, female genital cutting/mutilation.
• Engaging men and boys, primarily to enhance access to RH for women and girls.
• Staff training for clinical GBV.
• Multi-sectoral GBV coordination.
• Legal justice
• Protection
• Child protection
• Livelihoods
• Security
• Education
• Empowerment
• Gender
• Trafficking
• Unspecified “protection” activities
• GBV Information Management System
General reproductive health • RH coordination, including identifying an RH officer; holding coordination meetings; reporting back to the health cluster/sector.
• Procurement of RH kits and supplies.
• Planning for comprehensive RH, including collecting MISP and background data; identifying sites for future delivery of comprehensive RH; assessing staff capacity and planning trainings; and procuring RH supplies.
• Disaster risk reduction.
• Menstrual hygiene; dignity kits.
• General staff trainings for unspecified topics.
• Routine RH procurement for unspecified topics.
• Routine data collection beyond MISP indicators.
• Cervical cancer screening and treatment.
• Fistula repair.
• Treatment of female genital mutilation/cutting complications.
• Other gynecological services.
• Unspecified RH activities.