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London Summit on Family Planning

Moving FP2020 Forward

Dr. Gary L. Darmstadt | Posted 03.01.2013 | Impact
Dr. Gary L. Darmstadt

FP2020 is an initiative that requires innovation, changing 'business as usual,' meeting the needs of women, and creating public-private partnerships. The Jadelle Access Program demonstrates all of these characteristics.

Christmas Births

Peter J. Donaldson | Posted 02.18.2013 | Impact
Peter J. Donaldson

As a result of the loss of funding and too little action on the part of developing-country governments, poor women in poor countries are still without easy access to family planning.

The Top 10 Global Health Moments of 2012

Marshall Stowell | Posted 02.12.2013 | Impact
Marshall Stowell

In the year-end issue of Impact, we announce the top 10 global health milestones of 2012. We asked some of the world's most renowned leaders in global health to comment on why these moments made the list. What we heard was insightful and, in many cases, encouraging.

Gates, Bloomberg, Others Donate $4.6 Billion To Family Planning

Huffington Post | Laura Rothkopf | Posted 07.13.2012 | Impact

Advocates of family planning made fiscal strides at the London Summit on Family Planning on Wednesday. At the event, co-hosted by The Bill & Melin...

Family Planning Unleashes the Girl Effect

Maria Eitel | Posted 09.12.2012 | Impact
Maria Eitel

Investing in family planning for adolescent girls is not only the right thing to do, it's smart economics.

A Summit for the World's Women

John W. Townsend | Posted 09.09.2012 | Impact
John W. Townsend

The evidence is clear: Family planning improves health, empowers women, and helps reduce poverty. Contraceptive services are one of the best investments a country can make in its future.

Global Motherhood: Pushing For Family Planning To Save Lives

Tonte Ibraye | Posted 09.08.2012 | Impact
Tonte Ibraye

On World Population Day, July 11, 2012, the U.K. Government and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation will host the ground breaking London Summit on Family Planning.