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.
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...
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.
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...
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.