Vital for "Family Planning & Reproductive Health"

3 Key Steps to Win Men's Support for Family Planning

These three steps are just the beginning to winning men’s support to family planning, but critical.

Five Ways to Address Provider Bias in Family Planning

Health workers don't arrive at work as blank slates. They bring their own multidimensional personalities, beliefs, and biases.

Kenya’s Nurses Can Empower Women through Family Planning

Women in rural areas face particularly high maternal health risks. The right skills and support can help nurses change that.

West Africa Finally Starting To Embrace Family Planning

West Africa has the lowest modern contraceptive use and the highest fertility rate in the world. But the region is on the verge of change.

US and Senegalese Investments in Family Planning Are Paying Off

A new Guttmacher Institute report shows the impact of US investment in family planning around the world. In Senegal, the benefits are clear.

Catching the Wave: Family Planning is Taking Off in West Africa

The modern contraceptive prevalence rate for all of sub-Saharan Africa is 23%. In West Africa, it’s 11%. But that's beginning to change.

Senegal Celebrates Great Progress in Family Planning During National Review

A review of Senegal’s National Action Plan for Family Planning reveals results the country can be proud of.

Top 10 Global Health Issues to Watch in 2015

Mobile tech. Global health security. Cancer. We’ve got our eyes on 10 topics that will shape 2015 for many of us—especially the health workforce.

Family Planning Has Yet to Take Hold in West Africa—But Change Is Coming

What does the health workforce have to do with family planning and contraceptive rates? A lot, it turns out.

A Day in the Life of a Family Planning Health Worker

The clinic is packed when Mama Blandina teaches women and their families about the importance of family planning and spacing births.