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 »


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 »


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 »


Dollars and Sense: Budget Advocacy for Reproductive Health Event Report

April 29, 2014

While organizations worldwide have started to advocate to mobilize government funding to meet public sector reproductive health needs, there have been few opportunities for these organizations to come together to share information and resources. PAI hosted “Dollars and Sense” at … Continue reading »


Economics and Rapid Change – The Influence of Population Growth

January 1, 1997

Richard P. Cincotta and Robert Engelman While the linkage between demographic and economic dynamics is undeniably complex, new data make clear that during the 1980s, on average, population growth dampened the growth of per capita GDP. The negative effects of … Continue reading »


Family Guidance Association of Ethiopia Hosts Dialogue to Improve Service Delivery

October 20, 2011

Advocacy on RH/HIV integration in Ethiopia is yielding results as FGAE strengthens its relationship with the Government and other non-governmental organizations to improve SRH//HIV service delivery. On July 24, 2011, FGAE conducted a consultative meeting in Addis Ababa with 150 … Continue reading »

Family Planning in Sub-Saharan Africa: Reducing Risks in the Era of AIDS

February 1, 2006

By Richard P. Cincotta and Sarah Haddock Ideological issues and shifting attention to HIV/AIDS have led to a diminution of U.S. leadership in [international family planning assistance]. Yet the demographic projections in Africa should give the United States serious concern. … Continue reading »


FCI-Burkina Faso Partners with Technical Support Facility for RMNCH Integration Training

October 20, 2011

On September 12-17, 2011, the Technical Support Facility (TSF) for West and Central Africa held a regional capacity building workshop for regional and international consultants who will be preparing Global Fund Round 11 proposals. Dr. Brahima Bassane, National Coordinator, and … Continue reading »

Forest Futures – Population, Consumption, and Wood

January 1, 1999

Tom Gardner-Outlaw and Robert Engelman The accelerating loss of the world’s forests presents one of the major environmental challenges of the next century. The growth of human population looms large among the factors contributing to this loss. Yet many analyses … Continue reading »

Forging the Link

January 1, 1999

Today, nongovernmental organizations involved in environmental, community development and population activities are looking for evidence of the effectiveness of linked services. What they seek is written and easily communicated information indicating whether linking these services at the community level has … Continue reading »