Infertility in low-income countries is a neglected reproductive health issue, despite its staggering impact. It’s also under-measured, especially in low-income settings. However, a new approach to measuring the extent of the problem could be a catalyst for change, a team of…

By Chelsea B. Polis, Carie M. Cox, Özge Tunçalp, Alexander C. McLain, and Marie E. Thoma Infertility in low-income countries is a neglected reproductive health issue, despite its staggering impact. It’s also under-measured, especially in low-income settings—but a new…

A Q&A with MSI’s Marjorie Newman-Williams One of US President Trump’s first moves in office was signing an Executive Order to bring back the Mexico City Policy, also known as the Global Gag Rule. The policy bars non-US organizations overseas from…

US President Trump wasted no time reinstating the Mexico City Policy yesterday, barring US aid to NGOs abroad that share information about abortion as a family-planning option.  

A woman’s risk of dying from cervical cancer is much higher than previously believed, especially for older and black women, according to a new Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health-led study. By excluding women who have had hysterectomies, which typically involve…

After having her fertility restored with ovarian tissue frozen at puberty, a 24-year-old woman from Dubai gave birth in London this week, in what is believed to be the first case of its kind.   Born with beta thalassaemia, a congenital blood disorder with a high incidence…

The Indian government’s policy of female sterilization must be practiced fairly and safely or not at all, argues Payal Shah from the Center for Reproductive Rights. Indian woman are supposed to have access to a full-range of contraceptive options, but lower caste women are…

The Dakota Access Pipeline protests have illuminated other health crises among Native American populations, including a persistent lack of reproductive health care for Indigenous women.   Amie Newman, a blogger for Our Bodies Ourselves, argues that the problem originated…

In the aftermath of the election, US women took to social media to advocate a form of birth control that could outlast 2 presidential terms: long-term intrauterine devices (IUDs).  

Planned Parenthood president Cecile Richards helped kick off this year’s American Public Health Association (APHA) Annual Meeting in Denver on Saturday with a keynote speech that underlined the conference’s focus on inclusiveness and health equity for all. She named racism…