The health of Bangladesh’s 29.5 million adolescents, who make up nearly one-fifth of the country’s total population, is critical to the country’s future, but issues surrounding adolescent sexual and reproduc­tive health remain taboo. ASRH initiatives have been implement­ed by both the Government of Bangladesh (GOB) and nongovernmental organizations (NGOs), but with limited coordination, documentation or […]

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A new paper from the Evidence Project/PRB, based on a collaboration with Tuungane, a Population, Health, and Environment (PHE) project jointly implemented by The Nature Conservancy and Pathfinder International, expands the evidence base for the impact of integrated PHE programming on resilience, improving livelihoods, and adapting to climate change. In recent years, the concept of […]

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Expanding Method Access and Choice: Financing and Service Options including Total Market Approach

A new report and two briefs from the Evidence Project/Population Council outline recommendations for improving awareness and use of national health insurance for family planning and reproductive health services by the urban poor in Uttar Pradesh, India. In 2008, the Government of India launched the National Health Insurance Scheme, Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojana (RSBY), to […]

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