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Injectable contraceptives are an increasingly popular method of family planning. They are safe, discrete, highly effective, and generally last for several months.
Every year, hundreds of millions of women in Sub-Sahara Africa travel to their local health clinics to receive regular contraceptive injections. Injectables are popular because they are safe, discrete, highly effective at preventing unintended pregnancy, and last for several months. ...
Expanding contraceptive choices offers the potential to put power into women’s hands said the International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF) in reaction to the Sayana Press announcement by Pfizer BD, and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, and CIFF today. IPPF ...
Access to family planning is limited in Uganda and the contraceptive prevalence rate stands at only 30%. In remote communities, the situation is far starker and most women rely on mobile clinics or Village Health Teams (VHT) to manage their ...
*/ /*--> */ /*--> */ Uganda has one of the highest fertility rates in the world, and as a result, it also has one of the most youthful populations - more than half of Ugandans are under the age of ...
The Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni has signed the long awaited National Population Council bill last week as a sign of commitment to increase support for family planning and reproductive health issues in the country. International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF), Member ...
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This roadmap shows how one IPPF Member Association used its expertise, partners and influence to mobilize government funds for reproductive health supplies.
This is just one small example of IPPF's advocacy success. The World Bank allocated $20 million over 5 years, out of a $135 million loan. This is for the supply of reproductive health commodities such as condoms, contraceptive pills and ...