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Population Council at PAA 2018

The 2018 Population Association of America Annual Meeting from April 26-28 in Denver, Colorado will convene thousands of demography, public health and social science experts. Through more than 25 presentations, Population Council researchers will share new findings and insights on critical global health and development issues spanning Egypt, Ethiopia, India, Kenya, Malawi, Nepal, Nigeria, Tanzania, Zambia, and a number of multi-county and regional studies. Stop by booth 314 to chat with our researchers and for our meet-the-editors event.

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Jackson Ireland Joins Population Council to Lead Organizational Health and Sustainability

In a time of accelerated change, the Population Council is continuing to evolve financial and global operations to increase organizational responsiveness, efficiency and effectiveness.

Building on the launch of the organization’s 15-year Strategic Priorities Framework and recent organizational health improvements, this week the Population Council welcomes Mr. Jackson Ireland as the new Vice President for Corporate Finance and Administration.

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Do adolescents and young women want PrEP? New formative findings from Tanzania

In Tanzania, there are 1.4 million people living with HIV (4.7% prevalence). While the country has made incredible strides in addressing the epidemic, adolescent girls and young women continue to be disproportionately affected by and vulnerable to HIV: HIV prevalence triples from age 15-19 to age 20-24 from 1.3% to 4.4%. 

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10 Ideas That Changed the World

10 Ideas That Changed the World

How can we protect vulnerable communities from HIV? How does quality of care impact health outcomes?

Many of the ideas and perspectives that seem self-evident today in fact first emerged from an observation, question or insight that challenged accepted norms years ago.

Since our founding, asking bold questions and delivering rigorous evidence to improve health and well-being has been at the heart of the Population Council. Our research has addressed critical health and development issues, from slowing the spread of HIV and AIDS to putting women and girls at the center of global development.

This November, we are proud to turn 65 and to reflect on some of our exciting contributions. We’re celebrating 65 years of Ideas, Evidence, and Impact and the collective efforts that have made this world a better place. 

Join us as we unveil 10 ideas that changed the world in the lead-up to our 65th anniversary on November 7, 2017.

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