Family Planning, Reproductive Health Supplies

Starting from Scratch For Women in South Sudan, Reproductive Health Care is Almost Nonexistent

We know that conflicts and other emergencies can devastate health systems. Infrastructure is destroyed, supplies become limited, and providers flee, fearing for their safety. But what happens when conflict strikes a country with an already-fragile health care system, such as … Continue Reading

Family Planning, Maternal Health, Reproductive Health Supplies

More Than the Minimum Improving Reproductive Health for Women in Conflict Settings

This week marks the third anniversary of the conflict in Syria. In the last eight months, the number of Syrians in need of humanitarian assistance has risen from 6.8 million to 9.3 million, many of whom are women. These are … Continue Reading

Family Planning, Reproductive Health Supplies

No Counseling, No Program Access to Quality Family Planning Goes Beyond Products

Too often, it seems as though we talk about contraception strictly in terms of access. More than 222 million women want to prevent pregnancy, but can’t access to modern contraception. If these women could simply get to a health provider … Continue Reading

Reproductive Health Supplies

Developing Country Advocates Urge Action on Maternal Health Supplies

This week, PAI sponsored several of our partners from the Global South to attend the Maternal Health Supplies Caucus at the Reproductive Health Supplies Coalition annual meeting in Delhi, India. There is no substitute for country voices and we were … Continue Reading

Reproductive Health Supplies

Her Body, Her Choice Why Method Mix Matters in Family Planning

As the Reproductive Health Supplies Coalition’s annual meeting gets underway in New Delhi, it seems an opportune moment to consider some of the challenges surrounding access to reproductive health supplies in the world’s second most populous country. Nearly 40 percent … Continue Reading

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Take a Selfie, Change the World?

From being named Oxford Dictionaries’ word of the year in 2013 to stealing the show at this year’s Oscars, the “selfie” has already become an inescapable part of our popular culture. Now, the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) is hoping … Continue Reading