Sexual and reproductive health

Current HRP projects

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HRP* contributes to global work to help people lead healthy sexual and reproductive lives by supporting and coordinating research on a global scale and conducting research in partnership with countries to provide the high-quality information needed to achieve universal access to effective care and to enable people to protect and promote their own health.

HRP currently runs projects in the following thematic areas:


The HRP Alliance for Research Capacity Strengthening (RCS)

The HRP Alliance for RCS is an initiative that brings together institutions conducting research in sexual and reproductive health and rights in collaboration with WHO regional and country offices. An integral component of HRP, the HRP Alliance fulfils a mandate of supporting research capacity strengthening in low- and lower-middle income countries.


*HRP (the UNDP/UNFPA/UNICEF/WHO/World Bank Special programme of research, development and research training in human reproduction) is the only body within the United Nations system with a global mandate to lead research in sexual and reproductive health and rights and to conduct research capacity strengthening as a core activity.