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was responsible for production of the report and Rose MacLean provided editorial support. The authors are grateful to the following colleagues who reviewed an earlier draft of the report and made many helpful suggestions: who deserves special thanks for reviewing this report and for providing advice, data and information for the estimates presented in(More)
Aid from Denmark, Finland, Germany, Netherlands, Norway, Sweden and UK provides essential support for sexual and reproductive health and rights. Recent research, however, has revealed conflicting values in how their aid is programmed, resulting in a reduction in both quantity and quality of support provided. The strong commitment of these donors to country(More)
This article reviews the unique historic and contemporary role of U.S. philanthropies in supporting international family planning and reproductive health (FPRH) programs, including how priorities are set, strategies developed, and activities funded. We then discuss the FPRH situation in sub-Saharan Africa today, where needs are the most urgent and where,(More)
  • Sara Seims
  • International perspectives on sexual and…
  • 2011
The landmark United Nations International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) took place in Cairo almost 20 years ago. At that time, 180 nations made a commitment to work together and to pay for services to improve the sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) of women and men, particularly those living in the world's poorest countries.
  • S Seims
  • Family planning perspectives
  • 1980
The 1977-78 Alan Guttmacher Institute survey of US abortion providers is analyzed to find out how available abortion services are in the US, and ways are suggested to remedying existing inequities. 8 of 10 US counties were found to have no hospital, clinic, or physician providing any abortions at all in 1977, and in all but 5% of US counties services were(More)
Recent studies on development aid from European donors revealed that their funding of the health sector in sub-Saharan Africa rarely includes performance measures suitable for tracking operational progress in improving sexual and reproductive health and rights. Analysis of health sector agreements verifies this. Particularly lacking are metrics related to(More)
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