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Date: 04/03/2017
Source: Daily News
Type: In the News
High school girls are using birth control at an alarming rate and are less likely to use condoms, making them vulnerable to sexually transmitted infections (STIs), researchers say. Zimbabwe National family planning council (ZNFPC) provincial communication and marketing officer Daniel Maromo told a 2016 - 2020 strategy sensitisation and dissemination meeting in Mutare last week that some of the...
Date: 03/29/2017
Source: Daily Times
Type: In the News
The last time the Government of Pakistan took family planning seriously was during the period of the Third Plan in the 1960s. The dawn of democracy in the country also heralded in an era where pacifying a range of stakeholders, including those at the far right of the spectrum, became de rigueur. The government began to take a more cautious approach, culminating in the period in the 1980s when...
Date: 03/28/2017
Source: Devex
Type: In the News
Family planning in West Africa has increased in popularity in recent years, as local religious leaders, community groups and health outreach programs have gotten behind the message. This multi-pronged approach is responsible for rising contraceptive use, according to the United Nations Population Fund West Africa Regional Director Mabingue Ngom. Places such as Ethiopia, Kenya, Madagascar and...
Date: 03/27/2017
Source: The Daily Star
Type: In the News
The situation for girls and women in Bangladesh is changing for the better, especially in terms of economic participation. The past decades have brought in significant improvements, including in terms of labour force participation or access to better sexual and reproductive health care, as evidenced by a drop in maternal mortality ratios. However for women from poor, marginalized communities, and...
Date: 03/27/2017
Source: Nyasa Times
Type: In the News
Having advocated on issues of maternal and newborn health in the country for five years, Mamaye, a campaign managed by Parent and Child Health Initiative (PACHI) has phased out.  This was disclosed at a dissemination meeting held on Friday in Lilongwe where Mamaye took stock of their activities and showcased their activities to stakeholders. The project which was implemented in the Northern and...
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