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Date: 04/11/2019
Source: Xinhua
Type: In the News
The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and South Sudan's Ministry of Health on Tuesday signed a five-million-U.S. dollar cooperation agreement aimed at strengthening the country's ailing health sector. Mary Otieno, UNFPA representative in South Sudan said the three-year work plan seeks to strength health sector through training of health workers and also facilitate procurement and...
Date: 04/10/2019
Source: Nepal's National Conference on Family Planning
Type: Updates
Internalizing the contributions of family planning for overall national development, several commitments have been declared. Conducting social mapping to identify the community who do not have access for family planning services and assessing the geographical remoteness to expand the services for targeted beneficiaries through innovative approaches. Assuring the sexual and reporudctive health...
Date: 10/31/2018
Source: BBC
Type: In the News
Mothers should wait at least a year between giving birth and getting pregnant again to reduce health risks to mother and baby, a new study says. But researchers say they need not wait as long as the 18 months recommended in the current World Health Organization guidelines. Small gaps between pregnancies risk premature births, smaller babies and infant and mother mortality. The researchers hope...
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: 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...
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