What's New in STEP UP
New Publication: STEP UP has released a new research report that explores knowledge about, availability of, and practices in the provision of misoprostol at pharmacies in Dakar, Senegal. Click here for the full report.
STEP UP fellow achievement: Yohannes Dibaba Wado, a STEP UP fellow who was supported under the ADDRF program with partner APHRC, successfully defended his doctoral dissertation on February 3, 2014. Please see the Resources page to view Dr. Wado’s peer-reviewed publications from his research.
New Publication: STEP UP has published its research report on unintended pregnancy among adolescent girls in Bangladesh, Prevalence of unintended pregnancy and needs for family planning among married adolescent girls living in urban slums of Dhaka, Bangladesh.
What's New in Unintended Pregnancy
Call for abstracts: The fourth International Conference on Family Planning, scheduled to be held in Nusa Dua, Indonesia in November 2015, is now accepting individual abstracts and performed panels. Abstracts must be submitted (in English or French) by May 1, 2015. Click here for more information.
New price agreement: Pfizer has made the exciting announcement that they will be reducing the price of the long-acting contraceptive Sayana® Press to $1 per dose to qualified purchasers. This step will expand women’s access to Sayana® Press in 69 of the world’s poorest countries, where the contraceptive will be made available at reduced or no cost. The price reduction was made possible through Pfizer’s collaboration with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and the Children’s Investment Fund Foundation.
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