MIT Technology Review reports on the new male hormonal contraceptive gel developed by the Population Council in collaboration with the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) advancing to Phase II clinical trials.
Recently, efforts to develop multi-purpose technologies (MPTs) have hit important milestones. At the New York Times "Women in the World," Pamela M. Norick details the Population Council's first in-human trial of griffithsin, a naturally occuring protein as one of the many exciting developments by intrepid doctors and scientists in the ongoing effort to prevent HIV.
In an article rounding up highlights from the London Family Planning Summit, Devex speaks with Population Council president Julia Bunting about having a more diverse set of players at the table. She explains why translating energy into action will be crucial to accelerating progress towards the Family Planning 2020 goals.
In a widely syndicated op-ed, Population Council’s Thoai Ngo argues that empowering girls with knowledge and skills to participate in the 21st century economy is not just the right thing to do, but the smart thing to do for global development.