Innovation Fund project leverages $6M+ in additional funds3rd July 2017
An Innovation Fund project striking at the heart of young people’s lack of contraceptive access in Malawi has leveraged more than US$6M with which to expand its scope and impact. Working with Malawi’s health ministry, fund...
Webinar: New Youth FP Policy Scorecard16th June 2017
There are 3.5 billion people in the world under 30, but age-based restrictions, financial dependency, and social stigma around sex conspire to make reproductive health commodities and services less accessible to them. A limited...
Uganda menstrual cup project tests novel distribution models and leverages additional funds14th June 2017
More than 700 young women have, to date, registered to do community distribution work in return for a menstrual cup – and a goat. This deal is just one innovative menstrual cup distribution model being tested by Innovation Fund-recipient Womena.
RHSC loses mentor and advocate in Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin6th June 2017
“Without reproductive health supplies, promises to women remain dusty dreams” expressed the late Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin’s in his keynote address to the RHSC’s 2011 Membership Meeting in Addis Ababa. Dr. Osotimehin, UNFPA...
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