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Date: 06/13/2019
Source: The Lancet
Type: In the News
Women represent more than half of the 37 million people worldwide currently living with HIV, most of whom reside in sub-Saharan Africa, and more than 600 000 new infections occur each year among African women. Modern contraceptive methods are used by more than 700 million women worldwide, including more than 58 million African women. Use of these methods substantially improves maternal and child...
Date: 03/25/2019
Source: Guttmacher Institute
Type: In the News
Joint investment in modern contraception and maternal and newborn care would benefit women’s health New estimates published by the Guttmacher Institute reveal critical gaps in sexual and reproductive health services for women of reproductive age in Ethiopia. The data, published in two fact sheets, examine current needs for contraceptive services and maternal and newborn health care among women...
Date: 09/06/2017
Source: World Health Organization
Type: In the News
Access to contraceptives in Africa has not increased at the same pace as elsewhere in the world. Some African nations are investing in family planning services to reduce fertility rates, improve economic development and their population’s health. Tatum Anderson reports. Berhane Assefa, national family-planning coordinator in Africa’s second most populous country, Ethiopia, recalls that only 20...
Date: 04/24/2017
Source: Health Reporters
Type: In the News
Today April 24, 2017 marks a historic moment as the Global Financing Facility (GFF) for Every Woman Every Child Investors Group unanimously approved the Civil Societies’ Engagement Strategy that will support to roll out implementation of activities that will strengthen the participation of CSOs at global, regional and country level in GFF. It took place during the 5th GFF Investors Group Meeting...
Date: 03/08/2017
Source: NewsDeeply
Type: FP2020 in the Media
A current of action and activism is surging in the U.S. to protect women’s access to contraception, triggered by a political environment in which women’s rights to reproductive healthcare is at risk. The movement understands that family planning protects women from unintended pregnancy, poor health and maternal mortality. But contraception does more than that – it allows women to lead their...
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