News

New webinar asks: what influence do young people have on trials and development of contraceptive methods?

3rd April 2017

Young people are not generally sidelined or excluded from clinical trials of existing contraceptive methods The University of Chicago’s Professor Melissa Gilliam explained to 40 webinar participants recently

Categories: Delivering on Promises

Coalition-funded research on impact of stockouts published in Guttmacher journal

3rd April 2017

Women facing stockout situations in Uganda experienced stress, increased costs, domestic conflict, and unwanted or unplanned pregnancies, a Coalition-funded qualitative study carried out by Ibis Reproductive Health has found

Categories: Addressing Stockouts

How much product? New UNCOLSC resource helps forecast commodity needs

20th March 2017

Participants in a recent webinar were introduced to a new resource to help forecast the need for 13 underused reproductive, maternal, newborn, and child health commodities.

Categories: Maternal Health Supplies Caucus

Coalition welcomes new Forum Chair

14th March 2017

The Coalition welcomes Mr. Modibo Dicko as the new Chair of SECONAF. Mr. Dicko is Director of the successful Informed Push Model project at IntraHealth Senegal, which reduced the national contraceptive stockout rate in Senegal to an all-time low two per cent.

Categories: SECONAF

Webinar shares interesting figures, paradoxes, around emergency contraception in LAC Region

2nd March 2017

Prices of emergency contraceptives EC are higher in Latin America and the Caribbean than in Europe or the USA, a recent webinar has revealed. In addition, the poorer the LAC country, the higher the cost relative to income. In...

Categories: ForoLAC