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Date: 03/30/2017
Source: Bloomberg
Type: In the News
Novel treatment may be submitted for Indian approval this year Doctors are on the cusp of launching the first new male contraceptive in more than a century. But rather than a Big Pharma lab, the breakthrough is emerging from a university startup in the heart of rural India. Years of human trials on the injectable, sperm-zapping product are coming to an end, and researchers are preparing to submit...
Date: 03/30/2017
Source: FP2020
Type: Press Releases
Leaders from Canada, Burkina Faso, Myanmar, and Uganda, as well as Faith to Action Network, and Population Council join newly expanded governing body for FP2020 Washington, D.C. (March 30, 2017) – Family Planning 2020 (FP2020), the global partnership dedicated to empowering women to access and use quality, rights-based family planning information, services, and supplies, today announced the...
Date: 03/17/2017
Source: The Hindu
Type: In the News
Instead of putting its efforts into improving the delivery of existing contraceptive methods, the government has recently chosen to introduce the injectable contraceptive, depot medroxyprogesterone acetate (DMPA), which is known to have adverse effects on women’s health. The articulation of population as a ‘problem’ or talking in terms of a ‘population explosion’ is deeply problematic, for it...
Date: 03/13/2017
Source: News 18
Type: In the News
Despite misgivings of health activists, the central health ministry remains committed to controversial injectable contraceptives for women. Union health minister JP Nadda, while answering questions in the Lok Sabha, listed injectable contraceptives as one of the new measures the Centre had taken for its family planning programme. The injections containing Depot Medroxyprogesterone Acetate (DPMA)...
Date: 03/08/2017
Source: The Wire
Type: FP2020 in the Media
The latest round of National Family Health Survey (NFHS) 2015-16 data shows a declining trend of modern contraceptive use among married people. The data released for 35 states so far reveals that 13 out of these show a falling trend of modern contraceptive use. Although modern contraceptive use in rural areas has increased a bit, the sharp decline in the urban areas has led the overall use to...
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