News tagged with reproductive health

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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New contraceptive methods change birth control patterns

The birth control pill and sterilization are still the most common forms of contraception, but new federal data released Thursday show that long-acting methods are gaining ground while condom use for birth control is declining.

Oct 19, 2012
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