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Assessing Health and Demographics in India

A large part of India has shown substantial improvement in the health of its citizens, according to the first phase of results from the fourth National Family Health Survey. Read More
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Improving Access to Care in Northern Nigeria

An emergency transport program piloted in four northern states of Nigeria by Health Partners International has helped to bring 19,000 pregnant women in emergency situations to health facilities since 2009. Read More
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Assessing Incidence of Abortion in Nigeria

Though permitted only when necessary to save a woman’s life, induced abortion is common in Nigeria, according to a study by the Guttmacher Institute and the University of Ibadan. Read More
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Assessing Barriers to Reproductive Rights in Mexico

A Spanish-language report by Grupo de Información en Reproducción Elegida assesses the state of reproductive rights in Mexico, and finds that Mexican women face serious hindrances to exercising their reproductive rights. Read More
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Sustaining Health and the Environment in Lake Victoria Basin

Research shows that a project that integrated population, health, and environment initiatives achieved promising results the individual, community, and structural levels in Lake Victoria Basin. Read More
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Assessing Economic and Social Impacts of Maternal Death

A report by Family Care International and several research partners focuses on the immediate and long-term effects of maternal death on children, households, and communities in developing countries. Read More
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Assessing Abortion in India

Over the past decade, key policy developments have contributed to improved availability, accessibility, and safety of induced abortion services in India, according to a report from the Guttmacher Institute. Read More