Tag Archives: Familily Planning

Interview in july 2021 edition of USAID/West Africa Regional Health Office ParlerHealth Newsletter

What have been the biggest challenges for Ouagadougou Partnership countries during the COVID-19 pandemic? Well, this health crisis has further strained and stretched Ministries...

From Burkina to Zimbabwe, U.S. aid cuts squeeze family planning services

OUAGADOUGOU (Reuters) – The Marie Stopes Ladies who drive from village to village in the remote north of Burkina Faso offering free contraception, advice...

Access to Family Planning in Senegal Can Stem Infanticide, Abortion, and the Jailing of Women

Mariama, who was given a pseudonym to protect her and her family’s privacy, is a mother of six children in southern Senegal. A few...

Availability: Keeping Contraceptives on the Shelves in Senegal

A 2011 public health survey in Senegal revealed a startling discrepancy: 43% of married Senegalese women told researchers that they wanted to avoid or...