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U.S. Investments Helping Improve Contraception, Family Planning Access In Senegal

IntraHealth International’s “Vital”: U.S. and Senegalese Investments in Family Planning Are Paying Off
Sara Stratton, director of West and Southern Africa programs at IntraHealth International, writes, “In Francophone West Africa, acceptance of family planning and use of modern contraception has been increasing over the last four years. … This would not have been possible without the support of the U.S. government. The U.S. is an important partner in the region. Along with UNFPA, the U.S. is the major supplier of contraceptives and assistance related to strengthening the supply chain (at the country and regional levels)…” (4/17).

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