sexual health

Today’s post comes to us from Fabíola Capalbo, Account Executive at GLOBALHealthPR Brazil partner, Tino Comunicação.

Por Dentro da Camisinha 2 - Credito Danilo Cervan BAs the only communications agency in Brazil dedicated exclusively to healthcare and quality of life, we strongly believe in the importance of expanding projects and partnerships to promote healthy behaviors.

One of these proud partnerships promotes sexual health and encourages positive behaviors among Brazilian youth. [Read more…] about Sex Education in Brazil: The Right To A Healthy Life

Today’s post comes to us from Laura Hernandez of GLOBALHealthPR partner in Mexico, PR Partners.

Mexico faces a major social problem due to the high prevalence of teenage pregnancy. According to the 2012 National Health and Nutrition Survey (ENSANUT), 51.9% of sexually active females aged 12 to 19 have been pregnant.

El Nuevo mexicano [Read more…] about Mexico Faces a Major Health Challenge: Teenage Pregnancy

Paradigma, our GLOBALHealthPR partner in Argentina, presents insights from a new study on sexual and reproductive health.

Solamente Vos A recent study in Argentina carried out by Fundación Huésped and UNICEF proved television’s great potential to influence the public’s opinion on sexual and reproductive health.  Fundación Huésped and UNICEF teamed up with the script authors, producers and actors of popular primetime comedy show Solamente Vos” to co-create an episode in which one of the characters, an adolescent girl, has sexual intercourse for the first time. The idea was to emphasize the use of the condom and the role of women in the suggestion of its use and provision. What was most interesting in this study is that they obtained specific information about the impact of the show, as they evaluated sexual and reproductive health attitudes of the viewers before and after the episode’s broadcast through a survey of 700 TV viewers. [Read more…] about Sexual Initiation and Women’s Empowerment: How TV Impacts Social Perception and Behavior