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News Review – 6 October 2017

Leadership! Dr. Natalia Kanem was named as the new Executive Director of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA). A Panamanian and the first Latin American to take the post, she had served as Acting...

News Review – 15 September 2017

Global trends, reports and movements As the world prepares for the UNGA, a number of relevant global reports were released to set the agenda. The Lancet launched a commission for the future of health...

News Review – 11 August 2017

Context in foreign assistance Access and delivery of family planning services depend on many factors. This week saw a number of discussions and research reports about the effects of cultural sensitivity and technology appropriateness...

News Review – 28 July 2017

US Family Planning Policy and Funding The end of the week saw the defeat of the Republican Party’s attempt to repeal the Affordable Care Act (“Obamacare”). For the moment, that eliminates the threat to...

News Review – 30 June 2017

SRHR Crossroads Sexual health and reproductive rights are at a crossroad, according to an editorial in The Lancet, which summarizes that, “there is perhaps no area of health where politics and ideological beliefs meet...

News Review – 2 June 2017

Getting rid of the stigma and discrimination that surrounds menstruation in many places, ending the difficulties girls and women around the world encounter, and encouraging education, more communication, and access to supplies, were all...

News Review – 14 April 2017

Please have a look at the CIRHT-St. Paul’s Hospital Millennium Medical College Case Study, a good read about the essential work that CIRHT partners have begun. Trump’s anti-abortion surge continues, this week allowing individual...

News Review – 24 March 2017

This week saw more proof, if it were needed, that promoting access to family planning and contraception can have dramatic results. A report in the UK showed that teen pregnancy had halved in the...

News Review – 24 February 2017

The week began with news of the death of the woman referred to as “Jane Roe” in the landmark Roe v. Wade Supreme Court abortion rights case. Her transformation from a staunch abortion-rights advocate...

News Review – 10 February 2017

General This App Says It’s As Good As The Pill At Preventing Pregnancy, But Experts Want More Evidence, BuzzFeed, 9 Feb 2017 ‘There will be more deaths’: NGOs on Trump’s anti-abortion rule, The Guardian, 9...

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