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Involving men in family planning could cure India’s obsession with ‘population control’

The government of Uttar Pradesh population control bill – the UP Population (Control, Stabilization and Welfare) Bill, 2021 – has recently become the latest salvo Indian political leaders have fired in their bid to manage a “population explosion” which they say is hampering the development of the ‘India. In his Independence Day speech in 2019, […]

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Abortions continue to rise in Iowa after GOP family planning change

There were 4,058 abortions performed in Iowa in 2020, a trend that has increased over the past three years. In 2018, there were 2,849 abortions, followed by 3,566 abortions in 2019, according to state data. The data comes from the Iowa Department of Public Health and was shared with legislative staff. State Senator Janet Petersen […]

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Kenya: Shock over expired family planning implants the state gave to women

The government is about to release expired and contaminated family planning implants to Kenyan women. The Nation has learned that a batch of implants imported by the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and released by the Kenya Medical Supplies Authority (Kemsa) in Lamu, Kwale, Nyamira and Kakamega counties had developed mold and recipients have since […]

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Nigeria: Family Planning Saves Lives – We must get the message out to men and women

A year ago, I met a 26-year-old breastfeeding mother who was a graduate student. She was married and had three children; the youngest was only eight months old. She started using birth control pills after her period returned after giving birth, but hid the pills from her husband. When he discovered them, he forced her […]

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China: The Public’s Right to Speak on Family Planning Policy

-To analyse- BEIJING — On May 31, China announced its new “three-child policy” which allows couples to have three children. The policy was announced just 20 days after the publication of the results of the seventh national population census. They show that the country’s trend of population aging is worsening, with just 12 million new […]

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Support children by empowering parents with family planning resources

Children do better when their parents have the resources to care for them, one of the reasons President Biden recently overhauled the child tax credit to give more money to middle-income families. low and medium. While the large cash transfer should reduce poverty and boost the social mobility of children by improving the economic security […]

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China eases family planning again – The Diplomat

Advertising This week, Beijing announced that married couples will be allowed to have three childrenagainst a cap of two set in 2016. The ruling Communist Party has made the announcement following a Politburo meeting, though details and a timeline for implementing the new policy remain unknown. Previously, China strictly enforced a one-child policy, but as […]

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Biden administration begins rolling back Trump’s changes to family planning program

The Biden administration on Wednesday took the first steps to roll back Trump-era restrictions on the Title X-funded family planning program, which effectively barred clinics that referred patients for abortions from receiving federal funding. A proposed rule from the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) released Wednesday would end up revoking restrictions put in […]

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New Mexico’s Title X Family Planning Program (FPP) is proud to support all New Mexicans with their reproductive goals and needs. FPP offers a wide range of family planning and related health clinical services at low or no cost, as well as community-based programs for adolescents, such as service-learning and positive youth development. All services […]

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Family planning in Georgia | Georgia Department of Public Health

Family planning in Georgia | Explore your options | Prepare your visit Find your local coordinator Find your local coordinator Services are available during the COVID-19 pandemic. Contact your local public health clinic for tailored COVID-19 services available in your area. The Georgia Department of Public Health’s Family Planning Program provides leadership, guidance, and resources […]

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Trump administration proposes changes to federal family planning : NPR

A person walks past a family planning clinic on May 18, 2018 in Chicago. Under the new rule, released Friday by the federal Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of Population Affairs, any organization that provides or refers patients for abortions is ineligible for Title X funding for cover STD prevention, cancer screening and […]

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CMS provides new clarity for family planning under Medicaid

Family planning services and supplies have been part of the Medicaid program since its inception half a century ago. And over the past few decades, Medicaid has become the primary source of public funding for family planning in the United States, representing three-quarters of this financing at the last count. This should come as no […]

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Is there room for empirical research on family planning?

The United States health care safety net relies heavily on states to implement and administer federally funded programs. As the expansion of Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) has so clearly shown, this reliance is proving increasingly problematic as states diverge in their policy contexts and health care health themselves become politicized. In the […]

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Title X: The Keystone of Publicly Funded Family Planning in the United States

The Title X national family planning program was created 45 years ago with broad bipartisan support. Today, Congress has Title X — still the only federal grant program dedicated entirely to family planning and related preventive health care — in the crosshairs for deep funding cuts or even elimination. The United States House of Representatives […]