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Overturning Roe vs. Wade will Reverberate Globally

This piece originally ran on PLOS in July 2022 By guest contributors Laura Fitzgerald, Stephanie Gallagher, Rena Greifinger, and Lyudmila Mepomnyashchiy (WomenLift Health Leadership Journey,

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NPR: Global Reproductive and Women’s Rights Groups React to Overturn of Roe v. Wade

This piece originally ran on NPR in June of 2022. “The effects of restricting or banning abortions in many U.S. states are dire – but

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Sexual & Reproductive Health

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PSI Statement On U.S. Supreme Court Decision to End Constitutionally Protected Right to an Abortion.

Anyone who wants to get pregnant and have a child, we support. Anyone who does not want to remain pregnant, we support. We’ve seen firsthand that restricting

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Living our Values: Expanding Abortion Support

Legal access to safe abortion hangs in the balance in the United States, with 26 states set to ban or severely restrict abortion if Roe

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PSI supports contraceptive voice, choice and agency

Since we were founded in 1970, PSI has supported the expansion of #reproductivechoices and contraceptive options that are quality-assured, accessible and responsive to consumer needs.

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Sexual & Reproductive Health

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Youths Trailblazing Paths in Sexual and Reproductive Health Ahead of ICFP Family Planning Conference

This article was first published on Inter Press Service. By Joyce Chimbi Youth activists Peace Umanah from Nigeria and Aurelia Naa Adjeley Sowah-Mensah from Ghana

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Adolescents & Youth | Sexual & Reproductive Health

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Medicines360, Population Services International, and Society for Family Health Announce Launch of Avibela® Hormonal Intrauterine Device in Nigeria

Improving Access to Modern Contraception for Women in Nigeria March 22, 2022 — Medicines360, Population Services International (PSI), and Society for Family Health (SFH) announced

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Sex education needs to include pleasure

Launch of ‘The Pleasure Principles’ A Guide to pleasure-based sexual health Thursday, March 17th 2022 – Today, The Pleasure Project launches ‘The Pleasure Principles,’ the

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Sexual & Reproductive Health

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Because Climate Change is Everyone’s Business – A letter from our CEO

You might ask: why is a global health non-profit like Population Services International (PSI) talking about climate change? It’s simple. We know that climate change

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The Menstrual Cycle Is Essential to Women’s Health. So Why Isn’t It Central to Philanthropy?

This article was originally published on Inside Philanthropy. By Milena Bacalja Perianes, Managing Partner of Strategy, Madami and Founder, Menstrual Health Hub; and Odette Hekster,

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What Will Happen to Women’s Healthcare if Abortions Are Banned?

This article was originally published on Relias Media. January 13, 2022 — When most people no longer can seek safe abortion care in their home

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Safe Abortion

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Patrick J. McGovern Foundation announces new grants to accelerate potential of digital health

This press release was originally published on the Patrick J. McGovern Foundation’s website. BOSTON – The Patrick J. McGovern Foundation has awarded more than $5.8 million

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COVID-19 creates new urgency for access to HIV self-testing, says global health agency Unitaid

This press release was originally published on Unitaid‘s website. The number of countries with self-testing policies in place has increased by nearly 15-fold since 2015, with

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COVID-19 | HIV & TB

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FIND and Unitaid invest $50 million to speed lifesaving testing and treatment solutions to the COVID-19 pandemic’s frontlines

This press release was originally published on Unitaid‘s website. New funding to the COVID-19 response across seven complementary grants will help fill testing and treatment

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COVID-19

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A new initiative will deliver enhanced malaria prevention to children under two across Africa through a WHO-recommended but under-implemented intervention

Originally published on unitaid.org. A safe, effective and affordable intervention for preventing malaria in infants (IPTi), has been recommended by the WHO since 2010, yet

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Malaria

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PSI MADAGASCAR AND PARTNERS SUPPORT NATIONAL DISTRIBUTION OF MOSQUITO NETS AHEAD OF PEAK MALARIA SEASON

Madagascar — On Tuesday, 24 August, in Vangaindrano district in the southeast of the island, Prime Minister Christian Ntsay launched the latest national campaign to

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Malaria

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Global Scale-up of HIV Self-Testing Reveals Important Lessons for Response to COVID-19 and Other Looming Epidemics

Johannesburg, 19 July 2021—HIV self-testing (HIVST) has rapidly become a standard approach to HIV diagnosis in many high burden settings in order to reach people

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HIV & TB

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Human-centered design lends a new approach to increase uptake of HIV services among South African men who have sex with men

Johannesburg – Population Services International (PSI) and Matchboxology, with support from the MSD Foundation, have launched a new initiative to improve access to HIV prevention, testing and treatment services for men

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Lesotho: Dreams Programme Relaunched

THE United States Ambassador to Lesotho, Rebecca Gonzales, last night led the relaunch of the DREAMS Lesotho programme. DREAMS is an acronym for the Determined,

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HIV & TB

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ONG promove planeamento familiar porta a porta na capital de Moçambique

A organização não-governamental norte-americana Population Services International (PSI) em Moçambique criou um serviço de planeamento familiar porta a porta, na cidade de Maputo, para garantir

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Sexual & Reproductive Health

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Football increases HIV testing in Malawi by 30%

A project that used football to attract young people to raise awareness about HIV / AIDS increased HIV testing by around 30%, according to an impact assessment

Practice Area:

HIV & TB | HIVST

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Greenstar celebrates Mother’s Day with a commitment to female-health

Greenstar Social Marketing (GSM) conducted a special session on Facebook, to commemorate the occasion of Mother’s Day 2020. This emotionally rich event inspired the families,

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Sexual & Reproductive Health

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Because Hamiltonians Make Change: Mary Phillips ’11

Her path to a job with a nonprofit in Ethiopia began with Hamilton and a prestigious Watson Fellowship, with several career stops en route. Mary Phillips

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Adolescents & Youth | Sexual & Reproductive Health

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