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Vasectomy Should Be Routinely Available, Accessible In Low-Income Countries

The Lancet: The kindest cut: global need to increase vasectomy availability Roy Jacobstein, senior medical adviser at IntraHealth International “…Although vasectomy is simpler to perform, less invasive, safer, and more cost effective than female sterilization, less than one in 11 users of permanent methods in developing regions relies on vasectomy.…

No Government Should Interfere With Women’s Reproductive Rights; U.S. Should Continue To Invest In Family Planning, Reproductive Health Programs

TIME: The End of China’s One-Child Policy Isn’t Enough Latanya Mapp Frett, executive director of Planned Parenthood Global “…Until China promotes a fully rights-based, voluntary family planning program, it is supporting the continued oppression of Chinese families through coercive reproductive policies. No government and no politician should interfere with the…

CSIS Report Examines Impact Of U.S. Investments In Family Planning, Women’s Health In Kenya

Center for Strategic & International Studies: Family Planning and Women’s Health in Kenya In this CSIS report, Janet Fleischman, senior associate, and Katherine Peck, program manager and research associate, both at CSIS’ Global Health Policy Center, examine “U.S. support for family planning in Kenya … As a regional leader in family…

Female Circumcision Persists In Indonesia, GlobalPost Reports

GlobalPost: The custom of female circumcision remains good business in Indonesia “…Indonesia is home to some 210 million Muslims, the world’s largest population. Researchers believe most Muslim women here are circumcised. The authorities banned the practice in 2006, but backpedaled in 2010 following pressure from some of the country’s powerful…

Kaiser Family Foundation Updates Fact Sheets On U.S. Government Involvement In Various Global Health Issues

Kaiser Family Foundation: Updated Global Health Policy Fact Sheets The Kaiser Family Foundation last week released several updated global health fact sheets, including The U.S. Government and International Family Planning & Reproductive Health; The U.S. Government and Global Neglected Tropical Diseases; The U.S. Government and Global Maternal & Child Health;…

More Midwives Will Help World Reach Development, Health Targets

IntraHealth International’s “Vital”: Midwives Are More than Midwifery Stembile Mugore, senior adviser for health sector performance and sustainability at IntraHealth International, discusses the global shortage of midwives, writing, “The world needs more midwives to reduce preventable maternal deaths, to prevent debilitating reproductive health conditions such as obstetric fistula, to achieve…

About 92% Of Married Women In Egypt Have Undergone FGM, Health Ministry Survey Shows

International Business Times: Female Genital Mutilation In Egypt Has Affected 92 Percent Of Married Women “Roughly 92 percent of Egyptian women who have been married have undergone female genital mutilation, according to a recent survey from the government’s Ministry of Health. The number has decreased since the last statistic released…

Kenya’s Nurses Educate, Empower Women To Make Decisions About Reproductive Health

IntraHealth International’s “Vital”: Kenya’s Nurses Can Empower Women through Family Planning Peter Abwao, communications and knowledge management officer at IntraHealth International, marks International Nurses’ Day and discusses how nurses in Kenya are being trained to help women make decisions about their reproductive health (5/12).

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