Population Council Pakistan and the United Nations Population Fund organized the 7th meeting of the Parliamentary Forum on Population (PFP).
It’s been two years since the Population Council launched our Agenda for Change—a commitment to becoming an antiracist organization and addressing wider issues of diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI). Today, we continue to make progress, address challenges, and expand our efforts. In an ongoing commitment to foster transparency and accountability, we are sharing what we’ve learned since our one-year update, and where we see ourselves headed in this important journey.
Dr. Irene Selwaness, a labor economist, was a tenure-track assistant professor at Cairo University looking to broaden and strengthen her research training.
From IUDs to implants and vaginal rings, our Center for Biomedical Research (CBR) has brought nine products to market. More than 170 million women around the world use contraceptives developed by CBR or based on our technologies.
Devastating flooding in Pakistan has affected more than one-third of the country and displaced 32 million people. Shelterless children, pregnant women, and the elderly bear the brunt of the disaster.
Dr. Cuong La was a recipient of the Population Council’s Ford Fellowship in Vietnam, which provided international, Master’s-level training to early career Vietnamese health professionals in public health and social sciences.
Population Council researchers in Pakistan are rapidly responding with data analysis to help optimize response, relief, and rehabilitation to the devastating flooding that has affected more than one-third of the country.
The Girl Innovation, Research, and Learning (GIRL) Center at the Population Council is thrilled to welcome our inaugural cohort of External Research Collaborators—a network of global researchers to deepen and drive research on adolescent health and development in low- and middle-income countries.