Tag Archives: Contraception

Burkina Faso: Historic day for advancing sexual and reproductive health rights

The 1st June promises to be an historic day for advancing sexual and reproductive health rights in Burkina Faso. From that day onwards, the...

In Sahel: Family planning meets climate change

Niger and other countries in the Sahel region of Africa are facing a brutal combination of the highest population growth rates in the world...

Melinda Gates battles to promote contraception in Burkina Faso.

By 2050, Africa’s population is projected to double to 2.5 billion. By 2100, the UN estimates it could easily top 4 billion. Which is...

A New Year, a New Determination: Energizing the Movement and Accelerating Progress

The Ouagadougou Partnership Six Years in Five years ago, in early December 2012, the Ouagadougou Partnership Coordination Unit (OPCU) was established. Last month in Conakry,...

Senegal has practically eliminated contraceptive shortages. Here’s how

Antoinette Tine of Senegal recalls a time not so long ago when she would go to her local health clinic for contraception, only to...

Contraception in Ouagadougou Partnership countries

In 2016, there were 4,720,000 women using modern contraceptive methods in the 9 Francophone countries of West Africa. This represents an increase of 1,306,000...

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

Copyright IntraHealth International 2015 So often when we sing the praises of family planning, we go straight to applauding its health benefits: all the...