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International Conference on Family Planning

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

Pape Amadou Gaye | Posted 09.24.2016 | Impact
Pape Amadou Gaye

Family planning has changed the world for us all over the past few decades. But better health isn't the only advantage. There's another, though we in the global health field have often been hesitant about lauding it too loudly. I'm talking about the relationship between family planning to prosperity.

Beyond ICFP 2013: Let's Keep the Focus on Youth

Ward Cates | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Ward Cates

When girls are able to make their own decisions about whether and when to have children, they are more likely to stay in school, participate in the work force and have healthier, better-educated children.

Family Planning and HIV: New Evidence That Integration Works

Ward Cates | Posted 11.13.2013 | Impact
Ward Cates

An AIDS-free generation. Eliminating pediatric HIV infections and keeping mothers alive. Providing 120 million more women with more convenient choices of effective contraceptives to avoid unintended pregnancies.

Why Family Planning Matters in the Post-2015 Development Agenda

Ward Cates | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Ward Cates

Through embracing integrated, multi-sectoral development solutions such as family planning, we can accelerate progress and fulfill our promises to the next generation.