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Date: 07/31/2019
Source: Nigerian Tribune
Type: In the News
AGAINST the backdrop of Nigeria’s rapid population growth, a reproductive health expert, Professor Emmanuel Otolorin, has said Nigeria’s goal of raising its modern contraceptive prevalence rate (CPR) to 27 per cent for all women next year may be a miracle given the nation’s current CPR of 12 per cent. Otolorin, the Senior Regional Programmatic and Technical Advisor, Jhpiego, an affiliate of Johns...
Date: 07/29/2019
Source: ADA Derana
Type: In the News
In Sri Lanka, about 360,000 women become pregnant every year and 1 out of 3 of these pregnancies are estimated to be unplanned pregnancies, stated Dr. Kapila Jayaratne, the Secretary of SLMA and Consultant Community Medicine.  The Annual Academic Sessions of the Sri Lanka Medical Association (SLMA), the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) facilitated a dialogue with Religious Leaders,...
Date: 07/14/2019
Source: Devex
Type: FP2020 in the Media
A new campaign championing the benefits of combining family planning and conservation action — two sectors that have not seen eye to eye in the past — has been endorsed by more than 150 groups from both sides. The Thriving Together campaign, officially launched Thursday to mark World Population Day, aims to drive support for the idea that improving access to family planning is not only good for...
Date: 07/11/2019
Source: FP2020
Type: Press Releases
The Thriving Together campaign recognizes that family planning is critically important not only for women and girls but also for the environment Today, FP2020 joins over 150 other leading environmental and reproductive health organizations to pledge support for a first-of-its-kind campaign: Thriving Together. Organizations that have signed up to the Thriving Together campaign form a diverse...
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...
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