Depo’s Deception: New Dangers for African Women

The Issue Injectable contraceptives like Depo-Provera increase the risk of HIV transmission. A recent meta-analysis conducted in collaboration with the Population Research Institute reviewed a total of 24 studies published in peer-reviewed journals and found a significant increased risk of acquiring HIV when using Depo-Provera and other injectables. Injectable contraceptives are commonly used worldwide, particularly […]

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Extreme Makeover Family Planning

How can anyone disagree with Melinda Gates? She walks onto the stage and she’s instantly likeable. She’s confident, but not threatening. She’s pretty, but not a supermodel. She’s well-dressed, but not flashy.  She’s smart and articulate, but down to earth.  She’s America’s billionaire soccer mom. And, the wife of Microsoft founder Bill Gates is no […]

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