PHNOM PENH, CAMBODIA (December 19) — The Population Council announced the opening of its Cambodia office in Phnom Penh. Dr. Ashish Bajracharya, associate in the Population Council’s reproductive health program will lead the office.
NEW YORK (November 8) — The Population Council awarded David Coleman and Helen Epstein with the 2016 Olivia Schieffelin Nordberg Award for excellence in writing and editing in the population sciences. The award was presented at a reception at the Population Council in New York on Monday, November 7.
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.
Honorees include the Elton John AIDS Foundation and Outgoing Council Board Chair Mark A. Walker
NEW YORK, NEW YORK (14 October 2016) — The Population Council hosted the third annual Ideas With Impact Awards ceremony in New York City on Thursday night, 13 October 2016. Photos from the evening are available here: http://bit.ly/2egB9IG.
NEW YORK, NEW YORK (September 14, 2016) — The Population Council announced that James Sailer, a Council Vice President, has been appointed Executive Director of its Center for Biomedical Research (CBR), a renowned institution that conducts basic and clinical research and develops sexual and reproductive health products for women and men.
Council research provides evidence on how to reach youth and other at-risk populations with high-quality HIV prevention, treatment, care, and support
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.
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.
Researchers will present 18 studies on important health and development issues.