Universal Access to Reproductive Health: Progress and Challenges

Posted on January 12, 2016 at 3:45 am

Universal access to reproductive health affects and is affected by many aspects of life. It involves individuals’ most intimate relationships, ...

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Prioritizing Family Planning in Local Government Planning and Budgeting Processes

Posted on December 21, 2015 at 9:42 am

Family planning is a proven low-cost, best buy intervention that saves lives and highly contributes to economic development and social ...

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Contraceptive Discontinuation: Reasons, Challenges, and Solutions

Posted on December 21, 2015 at 9:40 am

Family Planning 2020 and Population Council have released a new report, Contraceptive Discontinuation: Reasons, Challenges, and Solutions, that looks at why women ...

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The safety of hormonal contraceptives for women living with HIV and their sexual partners

Posted on December 15, 2015 at 11:59 am

Contraception. Volume 93, Issue 1, January 2016, Pages 11–16. doi:10.1016/j.contraception.2015.10.002 Background Hormonal contraceptives are important for the health and well-being of some ...

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Postpartum and Post-Abortion Contraception: From Research to Programs

Posted on December 15, 2015 at 11:56 am

Studies in Family Planning. Volume 46, Issue 4, pages 343–353, December 2015 Contraception following delivery or an induced abortion reduces the risk of an ...

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Desire for female sterilization among women wishing to limit births in rural Rakai, Uganda

Posted on November 12, 2015 at 11:02 am

Contraception. Volume 92, Issue 5, November 2015, Pages 482–487. doi:10.1016/j.contraception.2015.07.012 Abstract Objective Uganda has an unmet need for family planning of 34% ...

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The Incidence of Abortion in Nigeria

Posted on November 10, 2015 at 10:54 am

International Perspectives on Sexual and Reproductive Health, 2015, 41(4):170–181, doi:10.1363/4117015 CONTEXT: Because of Nigeria’s low contraceptive prevalence, a substantial number of ...

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A Decade of Tracking Progress for Maternal, Newborn and Child Survival: The 2015 Report

Posted on November 10, 2015 at 6:57 am

The 2015 Report, A Decade of Tracking Progress for Maternal, Newborn and Child Survival, includes an updated country profile for each of ...

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Adolescent Experiences With Intrauterine Devices: A Qualitative Study

Posted on October 22, 2015 at 10:36 am

Journal of Adolescent Health. Volume 57, Issue 4, October 2015, Pages 381–386 Abstract Purpose The purpose of this study was to ...

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Adolescent-Friendly Contraceptive Services: Mainstreaming Adolescent-Friendly Elements Into Existing Contraceptive Services

Posted on October 22, 2015 at 9:57 am

This brief focuses on the elements of AFCS that are typically implemented within a service delivery setting. It describes how ...

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