October 01, 2012 / Ife Smith
Reviewing the compelling needs for access to emergency contraception (EC) in the Caribbean, this post also dispells many myths about EC held throughout the region.
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September 28, 2012 / Tunde Ajidagba
A young medical student, in Nigeria, writes about the necessity of youth-friendly health services for access to contraception.
September 27, 2012 / Mallah Tabot
Should we pretend that young people are not having sex and flood their minds about the ills of contraception?
September 26, 2012 / Cassien Havugimana
Studies have proven that contraception reduces the risk of unintended pregnancy and transmission of sexually transmitted diseases, including HIV.
September 26, 2012 / IPPF Live
Take the pill, and you’ll gain weight, grow a beard, become infertile, and smell funny. HIV and STI cells are so small, so the story goes, that they can slip through the walls of a condom.
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The Global Fund has helped to deliver more than 190 million bed nets to protect families from malaria.
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In Senegal, 80% of households now have a bed net, helping the number of malaria cases there drop 50% in a single year.
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