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Topics / Family Planning

One of the most cost-effective public health interventions is family planning, which can significantly improve the health of women and their families. Family planning enables women and couples to determine the timing and spacing of their children and gives mothers and newborns an opportunity to stay healthy.

Learn more below and visit the program page for more details about our work in this area.

Big Ideas from Grand Challenges Explorations New Wave of Awardees

Great Ideas Come from Everywhere, 28 Grand Challenges Explorations projects from 11 countries are part of today's Gates Foundation's announcement.

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From Assessing Family Planning Needs to Accelerating Drug Development for Childhood Diarrhea - Big Ideas from Grand Challenges Explorations Latest Awardees

Big Ideas from Grand Challenges Explorations Latest Awardees

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Quality Improvement by Candlelight

The experience of using the quality improvement team approach for vaccine supply chains in Rwanda and Myanmar has shown that these teams are essential to creating sustainable supply systems, led by local leaders and staff.

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Pakistan: A Tough but Vital Place to Do Family Planning

Using the vibrancy of the private sector to increase acceptance and use of family planning.

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Connecting the Dots: Advancing Contraceptive R&D through Partnerships and Knowledge Sharing

To optimize opportunities to make groundbreaking advances in contraceptive research and development (R&D), the global health community must help connect the dots to facilitate new partnerships between groups that often work in silos.

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