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USAID in the News

A Promise Renewed

A review of USAID’s top news highlights for week of September 16, 2013. Read more >>

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Contraceptives Save and Improve Lives

Staff load family planning and other health commodities into a truck as part of the Delivery Team Topping Up system in Zimbabwe. 2009. Photo Credit: USAID | DELIVER PROJECT.

Each year an estimated 74.4 million unintended pregnancies occur in the developing world; primarily among women who had an unmet need for effective contraception. Family planning programs, which provide counseling, services and contraceptive supplies, empower couples to make important decisions about the timing and spacing of their children. By choosing the healthiest times for childbirth, […]

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