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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: 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...
Date: 02/22/2018
Source: The Indian Express
Type: In the News
The legality of homosexuality may still be an open question for the judiciary and the Government is yet to change the law but resource material prepared by the Health Ministry for adolescent peer educators has taken a step in the sensitive direction. It tells young people that it is all right to “feel attraction” for the opposite sex or the same sex during adolescence. The crucial aspects of all...
Date: 01/23/2018
Source: UN Foundation
Type: Press Releases
Washington, D.C. —   January 23, 2017 United Nations Foundation President and CEO Kathy Calvin today issued the following statement on the imposition of the Mexico City Policy, also known as the Global Gag Rule, last enacted in 2001.   The policy, enacted again today through Executive action, prohibits foreign non-governmental organizations from receiving any U.S. foreign assistance for family...
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