PRB: Articles/Publications/Articles.aspxSolutions to Reducing Vaccine-Preventable Childhood DiseasesFour diseases--diphtheria, measles, pertussis (whooping cough), and tetanus--were responsible for an estimated 218,400 deaths worldwide in 2013, yet just two combination vaccines, DTP and MCV, can protect children from these diseases.06/24/2015/Publications/Articles/2015/vaccine-preventable-childhood-disease.aspx4563ef85-c651-43af-a546-bcf5476facaaBack to the Future: Guy Irving Burch and the (Surprisingly Modern) Demographic World of the 1930sAfter a 50-year post-World War II interlude, we have gone back in many respects to the trends and dynamics that marked the world of PRB's founder. 12/01/2005/Publications/Articles/2005/BacktotheFutureGuyIrvingBurchandtheSurprisinglyModernDemographicWorldofthe1930s.aspx944c757c-c7c3-41de-b3ae-9f744294861cClimate Change Impacts and Emerging Population Trends: A Recipe for Disaster?More sizzling summers. Rising sea levels. Increasingly violent storms and floods. These are just a few of the many potential impacts of climate change projected by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC).10/01/2001/Publications/Articles/2001/ClimateChangeImpactsandEmergingPopulationTrendsARecipeforDisaster.aspx58d813b0-9c12-4444-ad23-f45171e53e0fStriving for Sustainability at 10 Billion: The 2016 World Population Data SheetPRB's Jeff Jordan & Peter Goldstein discuss highlights from the 2016 World Population Data Sheet.09/16/2016/Publications/Articles/2016/striving-for-sustainability-at-10-billion.aspxc2f57640-5e28-4499-93fe-e41c49bbe794The Changing Demography of U.S. Flight AttendantsFlight attendants have become older compared with the overall U.S. workforce over the last several decades. The ongoing economic crisis suggests that the population of flight attendants will age even more in the coming years as many workers are likely to postpone their retirement.06/03/2009/Publications/Articles/2009/usflightattendants.aspx669db2e3-1807-4ef6-8aa0-998387ceb65ePRB-Sponsored Journalists Put Family Planning Into Local ContextPopulation Reference Bureau (PRB) supported 18 journalists from sub-Saharan Africa and Asia to cover the 2016 International Conference on Family Planning in Bali, Indonesia. 02/19/2016/Publications/Articles/2016/womens-edition-journalists-icfp.aspxf164a0a5-b36e-4836-bb6b-44185c9c6ef6Ethiopia Makes Progress Toward a Demographic DividendOver the last two decades, Ethiopia has experienced an impressive decline in fertility, enjoyed strong economic growth, and made great strides in poverty reduction.12/16/2015/Publications/Articles/2015/blog-ethiopia-demographic-dividend.aspxd9d2485b-3e4e-4abe-b942-ca882ec50db7Lowest-Income Countries Hit Hardest by Climate ChangeThe global problem of climate change poses the greatest threat to the least developed countries.04/24/2015/Publications/Articles/2015/climate-change-and-poor-countries.aspx9ceb9ed4-9bb7-49ac-be29-b6ad08a1aeffEconomic Shock of Crop Loss Increases Contraceptive Use Among Women in Rural TanzaniaIncreasing access to family planning during rough economic times gives couples the option to postpone pregnancies. In his research on Tanzania, the author found that rural households increased contraceptive use when provided at an affordable rate, if they lost a significant portion of their crop.06/05/2013/Publications/Articles/2013/tanzania-crop-loss.aspxd57de2e8-6bdd-4da0-a1b4-ec9aa7a1eb2bOlder Zambian Women's Reproductive Health Often OverlookedWhile mothers who give birth at a young age have received much attention due to their greater risks of complications at birth, women who give birth at a later age (35 or older) have not yet received adequate attention from programs seeking to improve maternal health in Zambia.05/22/2013/Publications/Articles/2013/zambia-reproductive-health-women.aspx8f214521-3d66-461a-95d7-19e2b8826a03