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Family planning counselling session in Mynamar
30 Jul 2014 | Family planning

COMMENT: Six institutional obstacles to advances in family planning

Founders of Marie Stopes International and DKT International reveal what they think are the six institutional obstacles to advances in family planning in The European Journal of Contraception and Reproductive Health Care.

Abstract

In order to capitalise on new opportunities to advance contraceptive and reproductive health choices globally, organisations working in these fields will need to overcome six institutional obstacles.

These are: (i) committee management; (ii) over-medicalisation; (iii) fear of risk and controversy; (iv) conferences, meetings, and symposia; (v) obsession with coordination; and (vi) fear of sex. The reproductive health community will require energy, innovative approaches, and a sharp focus on service delivery to address...

Founders of Marie Stopes International and DKT International reveal what they think are the six institutional obstacles to advances in family planning in The European Journal of Contraception and Reproductive Health Care.

COMMENT: Six institutional obstacles to advances in family planning

Telemedicine partnership in Myanmar
25 Jul 2014 | Family planning

Harnessing technology to reach the underserved

A mobile health partnership is set to improve maternal and child healthcare in Myanmar.

Harnessing technology to reach the underserved

Best NGO in family health award
23 Jul 2014 | Family planning

State recognition for Marie Stopes India

Marie Stopes India has been named Best NGO in Rajasthan working in family welfare - for the fourth year in a row.

State recognition for Marie Stopes India

Students in Papua New Guinea
18 Jul 2014 | Family planning

“Young life should be enjoyable”

Young people in PNG tell us why sexual and reproductive health matters to them.

“Young life should be enjoyable”

Young women in Ghana
07 Jul 2014 | Maternal health

COMMENT: As World Cup excitement reaches fever pitch, there's...

World Cup fever has had everybody gripped, here in Ghana and across the...

COMMENT: As World Cup excitement reaches fever pitch, there's another goal still worth fighting for

Family planning group counselling session in Mali
13 Dec 2013 | Family planning

Mali: delivering for women in the face of crisis

With Mali in the grip of a political crisis and internal conflict, Marie Stopes International Mali has continued to provide...

Mali: delivering for women in the face of crisis

Jahanara
13 Dec 2013 | Family planning

The power of choice: a tale of two mothers

Jahanara and Khadeja live in Dhaka, Bangladesh. They only live a short distance from each other but in reality they live worlds’ apart ...

The power of choice: a tale of two mothers

MSU worker speaking with a client
10 Dec 2013 | Family planning

Marie Stopes Uganda is ‘people’s choice’ at Visionary Awards

Marie Stopes Uganda has received a special ‘Visionary’ award from the Prime Minister in recognition of its...

Marie Stopes Uganda is ‘people’s choice’ at Visionary Awards

Marie Stopes International health workers in Myanmar
05 Dec 2013 | Family planning

UK’s International Development Committee visits Myanmar

Last week, Marie Stopes International Myanmar was proud to host a visit from the UK’s International Development...

UK’s International Development Committee visits Myanmar

Woman at Marie Stopes Uganda clinic
01 Dec 2013 | HIV / STIs

Youth-friendly, integrated services key to making AIDS-free...

Young people account for 40% of all new HIV infections. Each day, more than 2,400 young people...

Youth-friendly, integrated services key to making AIDS-free generation a reality

Clients register for services in Tanzania
26 Nov 2013 | Maternal health

Improving cervical cancer prevention

Tomorrow, we’ll be at European Development Days, taking part in a session exploring how we can improve cancer prevention in developing and...

Improving cervical cancer prevention

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