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Out with 'Family' Planning, In with 'Future' Planning

Does family planning need a language makeover?

5 Behavioral Science Tips for Integrating Health Services So People Actually Use Them

Offering immunization and family planning services at the same time seemed simple.

In Tanzania, 22.8% of Teen Girls Are Mothers

The country is turning its focus to young people—which make up half its population—in part by training thousands of health workers to deliver different methods of pregnancy prevention.

A Filmmaker and a Physician Walk into a Vasectomy

But the global advocacy movement they created was no joke.

What Can the Private Sector Do for Public Health in Senegal?

It can be difficult for governments to reach key public health goals alone. In Senegal, the role of private companies is growing.

Guarding the Family Jewels: Masculinity, Fear, and Vasectomy

It's time to start listening to people’s real concerns about vasectomy.

No Better Time for Canada to Invest in Francophone West Africa

The Ouagadougou Partnership invites Canada to be part of its hidden story of success for women and girls.

For Stronger Health Systems, We Must Be Integrated in Thought and Action

Why do we each work in our own silos in global health and development? Modibo Dicko says there's a glimmer of hope.

5 Reasons Senegal Is Ahead of its Neighbors on Family Planning and HIV

How is it that, in a region that has lagged behind in the global health advances of the past 30 years, one country stands out?

What Will Family Planning Look Like in 2036?

Who knew 20 years ago that mobile phones would become a crucial tool in reproductive health? And what do the next 20 have in store?

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