Almost 90 percent of abortions occur in the developing world, pointing to an unmet need for contraception among the bulk of the world’s women, finds a new report.Read More
More than 20 million young women are not accessing contraception globally, resulting in about 10 million unintended pregnancies each year, according to a new report by US reproductive health and rights organisation Guttmacher Institute.Read More
The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation will invest about R1.2 billion in the next three years to enable countries to count women and girls, and generate crucial data on hundreds of thousands of women around the world.Read More
The Step Up Project runs needle exchange programmes with injecting drug users in Cape Town, Durban and Tshwane.Read More
No one knows how many South Africans are living with hepatitis C but the virus affects everyone from injecting drug users to suburban housewives. For decades, Hep C treatment was priced out of reach. Now, South Africa is importing new, better and cheaper drugs but a cure still comes at a cost.Read More
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