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Ambitious initiative to bridge Latin America to global innovations

4th August 2017

A new two-year programme is poised to change the face of contraceptive access in twelve countries in LAC. The Coalition’s Regional Forum for Latin America and the Caribbean (ForoLAC) has embarked on a pioneering initiative.

Categories: Global Financing, ForoLAC

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

Coalition welcomes Peru’s decision to provide free emergency contraception

30th August 2016

Peru’s Health Minister Patricia Garcia announced on Tuesday that emergency contraception (EC) will be offered free of charge at the country’s state hospitals within 30 days.

Categories: ForoLAC

The Huffington Post: When There’s No Olympic Opt-Out: Reproductive Rights In The Time Of Zika

10th August 2016

Co-Authored by Milka Dinev & David Fleming

As the Rio Olympics kick off this week, we’re acutely aware of the absence created by athletes who chose to stay home because of the Zika virus outbreak. The reason they opted out is...

Categories: ForoLAC

Opinion: Without supplies, all the Zika headlines are but noise

24th February 2016

The Zika virus has dominated the global conversation for several weeks. Coy messaging from the Vatican, rigid taboos around abortion and the devastation of microcephaly have all featured in the swirls and eddies of media discussion.

Categories: Opinion, ForoLAC

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