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ForoLAC membership meeting tackles big issues

11th October 2021

In a region facing systematic price hikes and access inequities exacerbated by the pandemic, Latin America’s reproductive health community is eager for action. More than 200 people registered for the ForoLAC’s recent virtual...

Category: ForoLAC

New brief offering an overview of menstrual product standards at a glance

29th September 2021

A new brief titled Menstrual Product Standards: A pathway to quality product access has been published (in English and Spanish) by the RHSC Menstrual Health Supplies Workstream Co-Chairs, Tanya Mahajan and Nancy Muller, to...

Category: New/Underused RH Technologies Caucus

Reports: COVID-related price hikes spur advocacy in Latin America

19th August 2021

RHSC/ForoLAC-funded research has found that opportunistic oral contraceptive price hikes have led to increases of at least 10-20% in Peru, Chile, Colombia, and Uruguay. As 60% of contraceptive funding is out of pocket, the impact...

Category: ForoLAC

ForoLAC country fact sheets now on USAID GHSC-PSM website

3rd August 2021

In May, we reported the launch of Spanish-language fact sheets mapping the status of contraceptive security in 12 Latin American countries. Previously available only on the RHSC website, these resources can now also be found in...

New study examines entry of misoprostol and mifepristone into Argentina

30th July 2021

Concept Foundation in partnership with CEDES Argentina, and with support from the RHSC, has completed a study to facilitate the entry of quality-assured medical abortion (MA) products into Argentina. The study found that the lack...

Category: ForoLAC

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