Reaching the most vulnerable to HIV
The Population Council works to reduce HIV infection among some of the most at-risk populations—female sex workers, men who have sex with men, and injecting drug users—and to ensure they have access to the full range of HIV services. Learn more about our groundbreaking research.
Nomination deadline for Nordberg Award: May 15, 2013. The Olivia Schieffelin Nordberg Award is presented every two years to an individual who exhibits excellence in writing or editing in the population sciences. Read more about the award and the nomination process.
"No single method meets the needs of every woman, and continued development of new contraception remains essential." Read a new Huffington Post commentary by the Council's Régine Sitruk-Ware and Peter Donaldson.
VOICE trial results reinforce need for additional HIV prevention options for women. Read a statement from the Council's Naomi Rutenberg on the results of the VOICE trial.
For 60 years, the Population Council has changed the way the world thinks about important health and development issues. Explore an interactive timeline of the Council's history, learn more about some of our key contributions, and watch a short video about why your support is so important to us.
What's your method? A new post on the Gates Foundation's Impatient Optimists by the Council's John Townsend makes the case for vaginal rings.