May 10, 2016

World Bank priorities for saving mothers and newborns built on false assumptions - C-Fam

After decades of investment in birth control as a path to economic development, the World Bank still finds it easier to increase contraceptive use in a computer model than in real life.

Proceed to the page:

Similar Articles Added Earlier

  • 3 Award-Winning Innovations to Save Children’s Lives - Global Moms Challenge

    Helping mothers and newborns during their most vulnerable hours is a challenge in many parts of the world. That’s why USAID, the Government of Norway, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, and others launched Saving Lives at Birth: A Grand Challenge for Development, a campaign to find the tools...

  • Could a Male Birth Control Pill Soon Be Reality? - MPR

    Strides are being made toward the development of a male oral contraceptive. Researchers at the University of Minnesota are making tweaks to experimental compounds already developed by the drug company Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMS), to produce a safe, soluble and fast-acting male contraceptive.

  • Built or natural infrastructure: a false dichotomy | Water, Land and Ecosystems

    In the face of climate change managing water resources is becoming more difficult. In an effort to manage increased water variability, there is a competing discourse on the need for more built infrastructure (e.g. dams, canals and levees) to store and regulate water in order to support social and...

  • Haslam headed to Asia for economic development trip |

    Gov. Bill Haslam will travel to Asia for a 10-day trip in an effort to increase foreign investment opportunities.

  • Hotel development in Africa jumps 30% to 64,000 rooms

    The number of planned hotel rooms in Africa has soared to 64,000 in 365 hotels, up almost 30% on the previous year, according to new figures from the annual W Hospitality Group Hotel Chain Development Pipeline Survey. The increase is largely down to strong growth in sub-Saharan Africa, which is...

Latest Links Processed