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News Review – 5 January 2018

The Value of Family Planning The UK Department for International Development (DFID) issued a tidy summary of the value of money spent on family planning: £225 million through 2022, “will every year help save...

News Review – 22 December 2017

Contraception Communication Trained and sensitized health care workers are essential to providing contraception to satisfy the needs of their various constituents. An interesting study in Global Health: Science and Practice looked at post-abortion contraception...

News Review – 17 November 2017

#ThanksBirthControl Day There is so much for which to thank birth control, which came out in articles and social media on November 15. A study by the University of Michigan Institute of Healthcare Policy...

News Review – 20 October 2017

Worlds apart: Reproductive health and rights in an age of inequality The comprehensive UNFPA State of World Population 2017 report has detailed information about how gender inequality, and specifically denial of reproductive rights,  “threatens social...

News Review – 22 September 2017

Gender Equality at the Center of Development Global health was a “central stage” at the UNGA, because, according to WHO D-G Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, “People are starting to realize that health is central....

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 – 8 September 2017

Youth Family planning programs can only be judged to be effective when young people around the world fully embrace them. Across Africa, youth SRHR engagement programs are working to educate, change perceptions, and give...

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 – 14 July 2017

It was a busier week than most resulting in a much longer weekly compendium. London Family Planning Summit More than 60 governments and partners met in London last week, collectively announcing some $2.5 billion...

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