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

Chinese youth project triples the projected number of hospital partners

1st March 2017

An Innovation Fund-supported project in China set out to partner with two hospitals to train their doctors in providing young people with Long Acting Reversible Contraceptives (LARCs). But project leader MSI China, supported by a team of experts, surpassed the original plan and signed agreements with six pilot hospitals instead.

Categories: Shaping Markets

New study explores the realities of registering misoprostol and mifepristone in Latin America

27th February 2017

Professional health association support and prior registration for obstetric use were found to be critical factors in securing national regulatory approval of misoprostol and mifepristone for medical abortion, a new study has found.

Categories: Shaping Markets, Power of Partnership