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Date: 05/12/2018
Source: Egypt Today
Type: In the News
The Ministry of Health and Population, headed by Minister Ahmed Emad El-Din Rady, launched a new program on Thursday for family planning in Egypt in cooperation with USAID to respond to Egypt’s rapid population growth. The program aims to improve citizens’ health behavior and support the quality of family planning services and reproductive health, Soaad Abdel Megid, head of the Population and...
Date: 04/30/2018
Source: The Arab Weekly
Type: In the News
In addition to being critical for the health of women and their families, family planning can accelerate a country’s progress towards reducing poverty and achieving development. It is even more pertinent in a politically unstable region with rapid population growth, which the Middle East and North Africa have been experiencing. A growing number of women are using contraception as family planning...
Date: 09/12/2017
Source: 120 Under 40
Type: In the News
The Bill & Melinda Gates Institute for Population and Reproductive Health at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health announces the 2017 winners of 120 Under 40: The New Generation of Family Planning Leaders today. 120 Under 40 recognizes and highlights the achievements of the next generation of family planning leaders worldwide; it is led by the Gates Institute with support from...
Date: 03/07/2017
Source: Middle East Monitor
Type: In the News
Egypt has been experiencing shortages in contraceptive pills which started to disappear from pharmacies and moved to the black market, official media sources have reported. In an interview with OnTV Live, Souad Abdel Magid, the Head of the Department of Population and Family Planning at the Health Ministry, has revealed that the main reason behind the drug disappearance is the decline of the...
Date: 01/13/2017
Source: Al Monitor
Type: In the News
With the Egyptian GDP per capita decreasing and poverty rates on the rise, the parliament and the Ministry of Endowments and Religious Affairs, or Awqaf, are endeavoring to raise awareness about overpopulation, proposing legislation to encourage family planning. According to statements by officials from the Ministry of Awqaf and the Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS) ...
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