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Family Planning Rights and Climate Change: Connecting the Two Is the Right Thing to Do

October 2015: Article Jason Bremner, who leads PRB's population, health, and environment work, was interviewed on MSNBC's Greenhouse program. He discussed a recent report from PRB and the Worldwatch Institute focusing on the work of an expert working group that identified opportunities to advance the goal of achieving universal access to family planning as part of climate compatible development.

India Approaches Replacement Fertility

September 2015: Report This Population Bulletin updates a previous Bulletin from 2006, India's Population Reality: Reconciling Change and Tradition.

Up to Half of U.S. Premature Deaths Are Preventable; Lifestyle Choices Key

September 2015: Article Up to half of all premature (or early) deaths in the United States are due to behavioral and other preventable factors--including modifiable habits such as tobacco use, poor diet, and lack of exercise, according to studies reviewed in a new National Research Council and Institute of Medicine report.

Building Resilience Through Family Planning: A Transformative Approach For Women, Families, and Communities

August 2015: Report This brief aims to help health, climate change, and development practitioners who focus on resilience better understand and communicate these connections in order to embrace and promote family planning as a local, national, and global development priority.

PRB: A Committed Partner in Kenya

August 2015: Report PRB has worked intensively in Kenya since 1998, with support from the U.S. Agency for International Development and in collaboration with local and international organizations, government institutions, decisionmakers, and the media to highlight the importance of population, family planning, and reproductive health as key development initiatives.

Addressing Limited Contraceptive Options and Inconsistent Use in Zimbabwe

August 2015: Article Research shows Zimbabwean women rely on a few contraceptive methods (oral contraceptive pills, injectable contraceptives, and male condoms) and almost 1 in 5 new contraceptive users discontinue within one year.

Improve Antenatal Care in Ghana's Lower-Level Health Facilities

August 2015: Article Low-quality antenatal care may be contributing to Ghana’s high maternal mortality rates, according to a recent study.

Reducing Maternal Deaths in West and Central Africa

August 2015: Article Maternal deaths can be prevented when women give birth in health facilities attended by skilled personnel.

2015 World Population Data Sheet

August 2015: Datasheet The 2015 World Population Data Sheet provides the latest data on 20 population, health, and environment indicators for the world, major regions, and more than 200 countries. It includes a special set of indicators and analytical graphics aimed at assessing the state of women's empowerment globally.


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