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Comprehensive HIV Prevention

July 1, 2008

In 2007, more than 6,800 people became infected with HIV every day, and new HIV infections outnumbered persons receiving treatment by nearly 3 to 1. Comprehensive HIV prevention—including both condoms and contraceptives—must become a top priority in the continued fight against … Continue reading »

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Comprehensive HIV Prevention: Condoms and Contraceptives Count

July 22, 2008

The AIDS epidemic has now spanned nearly three decades. In 2007, 2.5 million people became newly infected with HIV, bringing the total number of people living with HIV or AIDS to 33 million. Recent evidence shows that national HIV prevalence … Continue reading »

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Condoms and CFLs: Environmental Behavior Change Lessons from Public Health

December 22, 2008

Kimberly Rovin, MPH, Malea Hoepf Young, MPH, and Karen Hardee, PhD In 2007, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s (IPCC) Fourth Assessment Report recognized climate change as a global issue with the potential for catastrophic environmental effects. The report stated … Continue reading »

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Condoms Count: Meeting the Need in the Era of HIV-AIDS

June 1, 2002

 View the updated report Comprehensive HIV Prevention: Comprehensive HIV Prevention: Condoms and Contraceptives Count by Nada Chaya, Kali-Ahset Amen with Michael Fox  Condoms Count tracks funding levels and the quantities of condoms provided to developing countries by donors, as part of its tracking … Continue reading »

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Consensus on Contraception

April 4, 2012

Despite the recent battles over contraception, polling data shows that Americans of every stripe support maternal and reproductive healthcare for all women. Continue reading »

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Contraceptive Use Helps Reduce the Incidence of Abortion

August 1, 2005

Nearly 80 million unintended pregnancies occur worldwide every year. More than half of these pregnancies end in abortion, often in countries where abortion is illegal and access to contraception is limited. Access to voluntary family planning services, including contraception, is … Continue reading »

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Cuts and Consequences for International Family Planning

February 22, 2013

Cuts and Consequences: What Sequestration Might Mean for International Family Planning Assistance One week from today—unless Congress and the President reach a deal to avoid it—an across-the-board cut in federal spending will cause international family planning and reproductive health programs … Continue reading »

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Data Shows Americans Support International Family Planning and Reproductive Health

March 12, 2014

The latest data shows an overwhelming number of Americans from every political party in every area of the country support international family planning and reproductive health. Surprised? The data speaks for itself: 91 percent of Americans believe “every woman on … Continue reading »

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Demographic Development – Reversing Course?

November 1, 2006

By Elizabeth Leahy With the largest population in Africa, Nigeria’s political and economic developments reverberate across the continent. Nigeria chairs the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) and is the eighth largest oil exporting country in the world. More … Continue reading »

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Do You Believe #MomsMatter?

May 5, 2014

There’s good news and there’s bad news. The bad news is that a woman dies every two minutes from pregnancy or child birth. The good news is that the medication that can save these women’s lives is less than $1 … Continue reading »