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PRB Blogs From ICFP

January 2016: Article Keep up with the Population Reference Bureau via our Tumblr blog at the International Conference on Family Planning.

Making the Case for Investing in Adolescent Reproductive Health

January 2016: Report This report highlights new research from the Population and Poverty (PopPov) Research Initiative that bolsters the case for investments in adolescent reproductive health and family planning programs and identifies knowledge gaps where research is still needed.

Aging Baby Boomers to Face Caregiving, Obesity, Inequality Challenges

January 2016: Report The aging of the baby boom generation could fuel a 75 percent increase in the number of Americans ages 65 and older requiring nursing home care, to about 2.3 million in 2030 from 1.3 million in 2010, the Population Reference Bureau (PRB) projects in a new report.

Climate Change, Health, and Population Dynamics: A View From Tanzania

January 2016: Article Cool Green Science, a blog by the Nature Conservancy, published "Climate Change, Health, and Population Dynamics: A View From Tanzania," by PRB's Kristen P. Patterson.

Three States Account for Nearly Half of U.S. Population Growth

December 2015: Article California, Florida, and Texas made up a combined 27 percent of the U.S. population in 2015 but accounted for 48 percent of U.S. population growth between 2014 and 2015, according to new Census Bureau estimates.

PRB Program Inspires Senegalese Journalist to Write Award-Winning Stories

December 2015: Article Senegalese journalist Maimouna Gueye has won a 2015 Global Health Reporting award from the International Center for Journalists for stories she wrote after participating in a program organized by the Population Reference Bureau (PRB) in southern Senegal and the capital, Dakar.

Ethiopia Makes Progress Toward a Demographic Dividend

December 2015: Article Over the last two decades, Ethiopia has experienced an impressive decline in fertility, enjoyed strong economic growth, and made great strides in poverty reduction.

PRB Training Teaches Journalists About the Demographic Dividend

December 2015: Article The Population Reference Bureau, the United Nations Population Fund, and the Union for African Population Studies brought together journalists and communications professionals from across sub-Saharan Africa for a day-long workshop Nov. 29 on the demographic dividend ahead of the 7th African Population Conference in Pretoria, South Africa.

Nigerian Parliamentarian Pushing for New Population Policy Cites PRB Data As Evidence

December 2015: Article According to news reports, Nigerian parliamentarian Babatunde Gabriel Kolawole backed a proposed motion for population policy legislation with projections from PRB’s World Population Data Sheet as evidence of a brewing crisis and the need to take quick policy action to avert it.

Iran's Demographic Dividend and the Implications of the Nuclear Deal

December 2015: Article This article by Farzaneh Roudi, program director for the Middle East and North Africa at PRB, was published in the Georgetown Journal of International Affairs.


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