Underuse of modern methods of contraception: underlying causes and consequent undesired pregnancies in 35 low- and middle-income countries

Posted on February 17, 2015 at 6:50 am

Every year, when 123 million women experience pregnancy as a harbinger of happiness, many of the remaining 87 million face ...

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Young Women’s Access to and Use of Contraceptives: The Role of Providers’ Restrictions in Urban Senegal

Posted on January 27, 2015 at 3:41 am

CONTEXT: Contraceptive prevalence is very low in Senegal, particularly among young women. Greater knowledge is needed about the barriers young ...

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Smart Investments for Financing the Post-2015 Development Agenda – ICPD

Posted on January 20, 2015 at 9:14 am

The cost of funding the Post-2015 Development Agenda is estimated to be trillions of dollars a year.1 While this magnitude ...

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Social networks and female reproductive choices in the developing world: a systematized review

Posted on January 12, 2015 at 3:12 am

Continuing high global maternal mortality and morbidity rates in developing countries have resulted in an increasing push to improve reproductive health ...

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Keeping silent about emergency contraceptives in Addis Ababa: a qualitative study among young people, service providers, and key stakeholders

Posted on November 17, 2014 at 8:15 am

Background: The growing popularity of emergency contraceptives (ECs) among urban youth in Sub-Saharan Africa is accompanied by debates on morality ...

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IN MALAWI, 40% OF WOMEN WHO WANT TO AVOID PREGNANCY

Posted on November 17, 2014 at 8:10 am

More than Half of All Pregnancies Were Unintended in 2013 Despite substantial progress, use of modern family planning is still ...

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Pregnancy and HIV disease progression: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Posted on November 13, 2014 at 8:27 am

Objective To assess whether pregnancy accelerates HIV disease progression. Methods Studies comparing progression to HIV-related illness, low CD4 count, AIDS-defining ...

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FP2020 Partnership in Progress: 2013–2014

Posted on November 13, 2014 at 8:21 am

Partnership in Progress details accomplishments over the two years since the 2012 London Summit on Family Planning, including new estimates ...

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Ministerial Commitment on comprehensive sexuality education and sexual and reproductive health services for adolescents and young people in Eastern and Southern African

Posted on November 6, 2014 at 9:40 am

In late 2011, under the leadership of UNAIDS and with the support of the Regional Economic Communities (EAC and SADC), ...

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