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New Population Council Data on HIV and STI Prevention Tools and Strategies Presented at HIVR4P 2016

New Population Council research on promising new HIV and STI prevention tools and strategies for reaching key populations at high risk for HIV will be presented at the second biennial HIV Research for Prevention Conference (HIVR4P 2016) in Chicago.  HIVR4P 2016, which runs 17–21 October, is the only global scientific meeting dedicated exclusively to biomedical HIV prevention research.

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Population Council Experts Share Insights on Maternal Health Outcomes, Family Planning and Investing in Future Generations at Women Deliver 2016

COPENHAGEN (16 May 2016) ― Population Council experts will highlight new evidence and perspectives on reproductive health, maternal and newborn health, and adolescent girl empowerment this week at Women Deliver. The Population Council is a globally recognized nonprofit organization, conducting research to address critical health and development challenges.

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Reproductive Health Experts from the Population Council Present at the 14th Congress of the European Society of Contraception and Reproductive Health

BASEL, SWITZERLAND (4 May 2016) — This week at the 14th Congress of the European Society of Contraception and Reproductive Health, experts from the Population Council presented on five topics: the need for investment in family planning research and development, the impact of family planning on maternal mortality, male contraceptives, new user-controlled family planning methods, and contraception during lactation. The focus of this year’s congress was Contraception: from molecular biology to social science and politics.

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New Population Council Evidence Shows What Works to Delay Child Marriage in Bangladesh

New research presented by the Population Council shows that programs that educate girls, teach them about their rights and build skills for modern livelihoods can reduce the likelihood of child marriage by up to one-third in Bangladesh. This is the first rigorously evaluated study to provide evidence on approaches to delay child marriage in a region where two out of three girls is married before the legal age of 18. 

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