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Date: 03/26/2018
Source: Nepali Times
Type: FP2020 in the Media
Sita Yonjan, 21, has a two-year-old daughter, and recently stopped using contraceptives even though she is not planning to have another child. She says she doesn’t need her birth control implant anymore because her husband went away to work in Qatar two months ago. Yonjan visited a health post in Rayale village of Kavre to remove the birth control implant that she had inserted last year. The tiny...
Date: 03/15/2018
Source: Uganda Ministry of Health
Type: Updates
The Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS) released the key indicators report for the sixth Demographic and Health Survey 2016. Among other notable achievements, Uganda has registered significant decline in child and maternal health. The results show that Infant Mortality Rate has declined from 54 deaths per 1000 live births in 2011 to 43 deaths per 1000 live births in 2016. The report also indicated...
Date: 03/01/2018
Source: FP2020
Type: Press Releases
Youth representatives from Asia and Africa will hold the partnership accountable to fulfilling its promises to the largest generation of young people in history [MARCH 1, 2018, WASHINGTON, DC] Today, two outstanding young people join Family Planning 2020’s (FP2020) Reference Group—made up of global leaders devoted to reaching women and girls with lifesaving modern contraception—to serve as a...
Date: 02/27/2018
Source: bdnews24.com
Type: FP2020 in the Media
The executive director of the FP 2020, Beth Schlachter, has called upon the Bangladesh government to make all family planning methods available to the Rohingya women so that they can choose. The government is now providing short-acting methods such as condoms, pills and injectables. The long-acting reversible contraceptives include injections, intrauterine devices (IUDs) and subdermal...
Date: 02/23/2018
Source: Himalayan News Service
Type: FP2020 in the Media
A briefing on Family Planning 2020 and Nepal’s commitment to family planning progress was conducted in Kathmandu today. Beth Schlachter, the executive director of FP2020 and Lubna Baqi, country representative of United Nations Population Fund highlighted the need of family planning in the country. They also highlighted the need to provide counselling to married couples about family planning and...
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