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NewsDeeply: Patent to Patient - A New Era of NGO Family Planning

Population Council President, Julia Bunting, spoke to NewsDeeply on the importance of investing in research and development of new contraceptive technologies. 

"We all know that when women have access to reproductive health supplies and family planning information and services, they are able to make decisions for themselves about whether, when and how many children to have," said Julia Bunting. 

"What’s important about long-acting reversible contraceptives is that, once inserted, women don’t have to think about them again. This removes the burden of having to remember to take the pill every day or go back to the clinic every three months for an injectable or negotiate condom use."

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