Vital for "Family Planning & Reproductive Health"

Much to Celebrate on World Contraception Day 2015

Contraception has already changed the world for us all. Where will it take us as the next 15 years unfold?

It’s Not Complicated: Contraceptives Save Lives and Improve Health

Use of contraceptives reduces maternal mortality by nearly a third. So let’s make it an option for everyone.

Let's Not Be Squeamish About Family Planning's Fiscal Benefits

Contraception makes health sense and financial sense. Now is the time to make sure countries are ready to take advantage of it.

With Gender Equity Comes Vasectomy, and Vice Versa

Vasectomy is safe, effective, and leads to greater gender equity. So why hasn’t it caught on in many low-income countries?

Future Planning: Young People Making Choices

As we celebrate International Youth Day, we’re talking with young people about planning their futures.

Availability: Keeping Contraceptives on the Shelves in Senegal

The government of Senegal suspected that contraceptives weren’t consistently available at local health facilities. They were right.

New Contraceptive Gives Women More of What They Want

In Senegal, health workers and clients alike are loving Sayana Press, a new injectable contraceptive that’s easy to administer and pain-free.

Five Big Questions for the Future of Global Family Planning

For less than the cost of a cheeseburger per American per year, we could reduce population growth by 500 million. What's the holdup?

Happy World Population Day, to All Seven Billion of Us

These 10 stories highlight some of today's most critical global health trends—and how they affect the most vulnerable among us.