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“Plan B” Contraception Now Available to all Americans. But What About the Rest of the World?

220 million women want modern contraception, but can’t get it.

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Top 10 Global Health Milestones in 2012

PSI Impact magazine, for which I am a contributor, asked its readers to nominate 10 great global health moments of the past year, then asked experts write profiles of each milestone.  This list will lift your spirits.

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Watch Live! London Summit on Family Planning

There’s a big-deal conference underway in London right now with representatives and leaders from scores of developing and donor countries and top NGOs and philanthropies. Their collective goal: bring modern family planning services to the 220 million women in the developing world.

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Getting Ready for the London Summit on Family Planning

Wondering what that #FPSummit hashtag is all about?

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Melinda Gates and Gates Foundation’s Makes New Family Planning Push

Later this morning, Melinda Gates is hosting a TedXChange conference devoted to family planning and contraception. Watch live.

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House Votes to Eliminate Funding for UNFPA

Cutting funding for UNFPA will end up costing more in the long run. In the short term, cutting funding to UNFPA will result in more women dying child birth; more unplanned pregnancies; and prevent a key mechanism for female empowerment worldwide.

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