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Date: 05/09/2017
Source: BBC News
Type: In the News
Sayana Press has mostly been used by women in developing countries, as part of a global push to expand access to modern contraception. Working in collaboration with donor organisations has enabled the drug company Pfizer to drop the price from $1 a unit to $0.85 per dose. The move comes ahead of a big summit on family planning in London this summer. The summit, which will track progress from a...
Date: 05/08/2017
Source: The Conversation
Type: In the News
Imagine giving Kenyan students something that has been proven to help them make healthy informed choices about their sexual and reproductive lives. The solution already exists: comprehensive sexuality education. To be comprehensive, sexuality education needs to be scientifically accurate, age-appropriate, nonjudgmental and gender-sensitive. The lessons should extend to prevention of HIV and other...
Date: 05/08/2017
Source: Frontier Myanmar
Type: In the News
DON’T DO that! No, I mean it. Really. A video called “Don’t do that”, which has been circulating recently on Myanmar social media attempts to shame and frighten young women with misinformation about unplanned pregnancies and abortions, is extremely damaging. The short film, sponsored by a popular domestic soft drinks company and produced by Myanmar Media 7 news, follows the story of a young woman...
Date: 05/05/2017
Source: Philippine Canadian Inquirer
Type: In the News
MANILA—House Deputy Speaker Pia Cayetano sounded the alarm on the looming possibility of untapped contraceptive supplies running out by 2020, which could endanger the health and lives of at least 13 million Filipino women. Cayetano, principal author of the Reproductive Health Law, joined in the call of women and health advocates for the lifting of the temporary restraining order (TRO) on the...
Date: 05/05/2017
Source: The Nation
Type: In the News
An NGO, Mamaye and the Lagos State Government on Friday said there was need for increased sensitisation on the importance of good maternal health and family planning (FP). The two bodies made the assertion at the “Lagos State Community Sensitisation on Maternal, Newborn, Child Health (MNCH) Activities’’ at Amuwo-Odofin Local Government Council headquarters in FESTAC Town, Lagos State. The World...
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