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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: 06/10/2019
Source: The Citizen
Type: In the News
Journalists from Tanzania and across the African continent are pushing for greater policy accountability of their governments in protecting women and girls from any and all harmful cultural practices. Indeed, some of the practices are known to have resulted in permanent injury or worse – including death! Ms Hawa Bihoga, a Dar es Salaam-based journalist, believes that several policies and related...
Date: 06/10/2019
Source: AFP
Type: In the News
Four Kenyan counties have, for the first time, established multi-agency government task forces with action plans to address their high teenage pregnancy rates. The action plans commit to leverage resources for, address policy barriers to, and enhance efficiency in providing contraceptive information and services for young people aged 10 to 19. As of June 2019, the action plans are officially...
Date: 04/23/2019
Source: The Guardian
Type: In the News
Women have advocated for reproductive health, child spacing and family planning in the 16 local councils of Taraba. According to them, observance of family planning methods would reduce the high infant and maternal rate in the state. Galvanised by the Social Behavourial Change (SBCC) Committee led by the Galadima of Muri, Alhaji Abbas Tukur; the leadership of The Challenge Initiative (TCI) as...
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...
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