June 10, 2012 | 9:55 pm
In the search for solutions to the global burden of unmet need for family planning, one opportunity is to offer methods through the private sector, extending access beyond the traditional, public health system. Social marketing is one solution, and it has significantly improved access to a variety of health commodities around the world, including contraceptives.
April 20, 2011 | 10:08 pm | Katherine Marshall
Call it family planning or women’s rights or reverence for life, it’s a minefield today in American politics. But even this dangerous territory can boast at least a few safe hillocks. One is child spacing. Pretty much everyone, from the Koran to Dr. Spock, agrees that leaving about three years between babies is generally a good idea.