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Sustainable Development Goals 2030

November 06th, 2015

In 1990, the United Nations set 8 Millennium Development Goals (MDG) to improve life around the world by 2015. Recently, the UN evaluated the progress on these goals and set 17 new Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) to lead global progress in the next 15 years. Several of these goals directly address women’s healthcare and gender […]

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Reproductive Care Around the World: Tackling Teen Pregnancy in Colorado

October 23rd, 2015

Greta Klingler, the family planning supervisor for the Colorado public health department, gave two talks in Arizona last week at Salons hosted by Arizona Family Health Partnership (AFHP). Klingler spoke about Colorado’s initiative to provide free contraceptives to young and low-income women to address the issue of unplanned pregnancies. Her work in this field aligns […]

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Reproductive Care around the World: Midwives and Family Planning in Guatemala

Reproductive Care around the World: Midwives and Family Planning in Guatemala

August 21st, 2015

Guatemala was my last stop on my global trip this summer. The country was so beautiful, the people so welcoming, and I learned about a very different system of health care and access than I had experienced in other countries. I spent most of my time in Chimaltenango with Wuqu’ Kawoq, a Mayan health organization that […]

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Reproductive Care around the World: Midwives in Sweden

Reproductive Care around the World: Midwives in Sweden

August 18th, 2015

This summer I received a grant through the Circumnavigators Club Foundation to travel to 6 countries to pursue my own thesis research. I have always been captivated by childbirth and midwifery, and I am passionate about global maternal health. Over three months I travelled to Netherlands, Sweden, Rwanda, Bangladesh, Australia, and Guatemala to interview over […]

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The More You Know, the Less Likely You Are to Have an Unintended Pregnancy

The More You Know, the Less Likely You Are to Have an Unintended Pregnancy

July 29th, 2015

The Brookings Institute has recently released a study pointing out misinformation and misconceptions about contraception as a key factor in the rising number unintentional pregnancies. They say that increased access to education and family planning services for women will reduce unintended births and those children’s lives. “We find that intentionality status has a large impact […]

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That Makes More Sense

That Makes More Sense

July 07th, 2015

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has finally cleared up the confusion surrounding what was and wasn’t guaranteed under the Affordable Care Act in relation to FDA-approved contraceptives, physician recommended sex-specific services, ect. They now ensure: Access to all the FDA approved contraceptive methods such as barrier, hormonal, and implanted ones, and proscribed […]

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Celebrating Griswold v. Connecticut

Celebrating Griswold v. Connecticut

June 19th, 2015

The impact of the U.S. Supreme Court’s landmark decision 50 years ago this month legalizing the use of contraception not only provided women greater control to plan their pregnancies, but also opened doors to the workplace and beyond.  The ruling in Griswold v. Connecticut overturned a law passed in 1879 that prohibited the sale and […]

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Around the World: Maternal Health

June 03rd, 2015

Every year, hundreds of thousands of women around the world die from during pregnancy, childbirth, or very soon after. The infographic below, by Georgetown Nursing, illustrates why this is, and what’s being done to improve the Maternal Mortality Rate.    

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Spring/Summer 2015 Newsletter

Spring/Summer 2015 Newsletter

May 01st, 2015

Our Spring/Summer 2015 newsletter is out! To read more, click here.   .

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Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies: Family Planning Services Prevented 6,800 Unintended Pregnancies in Arizona in 2014

April 30th, 2015

Arizona Family Health Partnership (AFHP)-provided family planning healthcare services in Arizona prevented 6,800 unintended pregnancies in 2014 leading to an overall savings of $59.7 million. Both locally and nationally, publically funded family planning programs have saved startling amounts of money, avoided thousands of unplanned births and abortions, and prevented thousands of cases of sexually transmitted […]

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