A Sustainable Way to Expand Access to LARCs

By Andrea Mooney, Communications and Knowledge Management Advisor, SIFPO2, PSI With USAID assistance, PSI’s SIFPO2 project recently welcomed implementing partners, donors and family planning experts from around the world to a technical consultation in Washington, DC, to discuss how task sharing can increase access to voluntary long-acting reversible contraceptives (LARCs) and permanent methods of family

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The Choice is Hers: Informed Consent for Contraceptives Counseling

How contraceptives—especially long-acting reversible contraceptives (LARCs)—can improve the health and wellbeing of young women is a topic that presents tough questions. With USAID’s support, and under the LARC PM Community of Practice, PSI, FHI360, Pathfinder and its Evidence2Action Project, and Marie Stopes International, held a symposium on May 27, 2015 to tackle those questions head

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Contraception

What are the Non-Contraceptive Benefits of Long-Acting Reversible Contraceptives for Young Women?

By Lucy Wilson, M&E advisor at FHI 360; Kate Rademacher, Technical Advisor at FHI 360, and Laneta Dorflinger, Director of Contraceptive Technology Innovation at FHI 360 The use of long-acting reversible contraceptives by young women is a topic that presents tough questions. With the support of the U.S. Agency for International Development, FHI 360, PSI, Pathfinder and its

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How do We Change Policy and Communities to get Youth Access to Long-Lasting Reversible Contraceptives?

How contraceptives—especially long-acting reversible contraceptives (LARCs)—can improve the health and wellbeing of young women is a topic that presents tough questions. With USAID’s support,  PSI, FHI360, Pathfinder and its Evidence2Action Project, and Marie Stopes International recently held a symposium to tackle those questions head on, and chart a course forward to improve the sexual and

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LARCs

Getting Providers to Talk about Voluntary Contraception for Youth

By Andrea Mooney, Communications and Knowledge Management Advisor, PSI and Rena Greifinger, Technical Advisor, PSI How contraceptives—especially long-acting reversible contraceptives (LARCs)—can improve the health and wellbeing of young women is a topic that presents tough questions. With USAID’s support,  PSI, FHI360, Pathfinder and its Evidence2Action Project, and Marie Stopes International, held a symposium on May 27, 2015,

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How to Make Voluntary Long-Acting Reversible Contraceptives Accessible to Youth

By Rena Greifinger, Technical Advisor, PSI and Andrea Mooney, Communications and Knowledge Management Advisor, PSI  Contraception creates stirring conversations all over the world, but particular sensitivities arise when it comes to youth. How can a young woman talk to her health care provider about voluntary contraceptives if prevailing social and religious norms condemn it? How does a healthcare

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