Slowing population growth for wellbeing and development

  title={Slowing population growth for wellbeing and development},
  author={Dirk Van Braeckel and Marleen Temmerman and Kristien Roelens and Olivier Degomme},
  journal={The Lancet},
Paving the way for universal family planning coverage in Ethiopia: an analysis of wealth related inequality
Despite efforts to provide contraceptives for free at all public health facilities, wealth based inequalities still prevail in Ethiopia and people at lower socioeconomic strata should be empowered more to avoid the root causes of inequality and to achieve national Health Sector Development Program Goals.
Over the horizon: Exploring the conditions of a post-growth world
Maintaining steady growth remains the central goal of economic policy in most nations. However, as evidenced by the advent of the Anthropocene, the global economy has expanded to a point where limits
Looking upstream: enhancers of child nutritional status in post-flood rural settings
Overall, fathers with at least completed middle education had an advantage in protecting their children from child wasting and stunting, and policies effectively helping sustainable livelihood economic development and delayed motherhood are recommended.
Task sharing for family planning services, Burkina Faso
The consortium adopted a collaborative framework to implement a pilot project for task sharing in family planning at community and primary health-care centre levels in two rural districts in Burkina Faso and trained a total of 79 CHWs and 124 auxiliary nurses and midwives.
Perception of a sample of pregnant women towards contraception
Despite a slightly favourable perception towards contraception, actual use of birth control methods appears to be low, as a result of doubts about the efficacy of family planning methods and an inherent preference for natural methods of contraception.
Underuse of modern methods of contraception: underlying causes and consequent undesired pregnancies in 35 low- and middle-income countries.
Demographic and health surveys of 35 countries, conducted between 2005 and 2012, were analysed and found underuse of MM of contraception burdens especially the poor and the less educated.
Research Article Use of modern family planning methods among Saudi women in Taif, KSA
The prevalence of contraception use among Saudi women of reproductive age between 15-49 years was 67.7 % and oral contraception was the most used contraceptive method followed by intrauterine device and injectable hormonal contraception respectively.
The Influence of Combined Oral Contraceptive on Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate , Total Protein , Albumin , Globulin and Fibrinogen in Women *
It is concluded that high estrogen content combined oral contraceptive by markedly altering serum total protein, albumin, globulin and fibrinogen distribution to increase erythrocyte sedimentation rate in apparently healthy women has the potential of increasing risk for associated inflammatory cardiovascular disorders in users if taken without caution.
Contraceptive Trends and Preferred Methods among Users in Port Harcourt, Niger Delta Region of Nigeria
Although male condom and injectable contraceptives are the most commonly used method over time, the subdermal implants are increasingly becoming very popular in recent time.


A call for a family planning surge
Impacts of an alarming neglect from the international community for family planning since the year 2000 are explored and a strong renewed commitment of the global community in the form of a global family planning decade is urged.
Shrink and share: humanity's present and future Ecological Footprint
This work proposes and discusses three possible global scenarios for the future of human demand and ecosystem supply and uses the Ecological Footprint as an accounting tool to propose and discuss them.
Adding It Up: The Costs and Benefits of Investing In Family Planning and Maternal and Newborn Health
The direct health benefits of meeting the need for both family planning and maternal and newborn health services would be dramatic and more women would survive hemorrhage and infection and fewer would endure needless suffering from fistula infertility and other health problems related to pregnancy or childbirth.