News tagged with reproductive health

Ghana recalls 120 million faulty Chinese condoms

Ghana is recalling a shipment of 120 million Chinese-made condoms distributed to charities in the country after testing showed that they were riddled with holes and prone to breaking, an official said Tuesday.

Apr 23, 2013
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Are four antenatal visits enough?

Reanalysis of the World Health Organization's Antenatal Care Trial (WHOACT) shows that there is an increased risk of fetal death at between 32 and 36 weeks for women who have a reduced antenatal care package, finds research ...

Apr 11, 2013
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Obama faces choice on morning-after pill limits

(AP)—President Barack Obama supports requiring girls younger than 17 to see a doctor before buying the morning-after pill to help prevent unwanted pregnancies. But fighting that battle in court, after a ...

Apr 06, 2013
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Philippine top court halts contraceptives law (Update)

(AP)—The Philippine Supreme Court temporarily halted the implementation of a law that provides state funding for contraceptives, legislation opposed by the dominant Roman Catholic Church but supported by reproductive health ...

Mar 19, 2013
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Philippine president approves contraceptives law

(AP)—The Philippine president has signed a law that will promote contraception, sexual education and family planning programs vigorously opposed by the country's Roman Catholic Church.

Dec 29, 2012
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Philippines OKs divisive contraceptives bill

Philippine legislators passed a landmark bill Monday that would provide government funding for contraceptives and sexuality classes in schools despite strong opposition by the dominant Roman Catholic Church ...

Dec 17, 2012
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