A family planning paradigm
Tags: BIRTH control
- The problem with people. Topouzis, D. // Africa Report;Mar/Apr91, Vol. 36 Issue 2, p64
Discusses the prospect of family planning that is seen by the West as the best antidote to the overpopulation of Africa, with some African governments overcoming cultural and other obstacles to begin introducing contraception programs. Africa's population to double every 22 years if nothing is...
- Contraception 90s-style. Hershkowitz, S. // Cosmopolitan;Mar1992, Vol. 212 Issue 3, p90
Provides an updated guide to the various forms of contraception available today. Birth control pill; Condom; Diaphragm; Sponge; Intrauterine device (IUD); Cervical cap; Foams, creams and jellies; Norplant; Sterilization; Includes information on effectiveness, usage and cost; Future options.
- New use for RU486. Segell, Michael // Cosmopolitan;Feb1993, Vol. 214 Issue 2, p50
Reports that the French abortion pill RU486 is also an effective morning-after pill. Results of a study of 800 Scottish women; Side effects; The drug is currently unavailable in the United States; The new finding that the pill is an effective form of birth control.
- Access to birth control methods rises worldwide. Feldmann, Linda // Christian Science Monitor;4/16/97, Vol. 89 Issue 98, p4
States that a report issued by the Washington Population Action International (PAI) research group, has revealed that access to birth control has improved worldwide since the early 1980s. Statistical information as documented in the report; What role the United States has played in the donation...
- Making love, making choices. Kort, M. // Essence (Essence);Mar1990, Vol. 20 Issue 11, p57
Presents a guide for birth control methods, such as sterilization, condoms, and diaphragms. Briefly discusses their effectiveness and pros and cons. INSET: RV ready?, by M.K..
- So safe and so very sexy. Burns, M. // Essence (Essence);Jul91, Vol. 22 Issue 3, p18
Answers questions about the use of condoms. Only way to have safe sexual intercourse; How to use them correctly and creatively; What kind to buy; Lubricants; Advice from Ernest H. Johnson, Ph.D., associate professor of psychology at the University of Miami; Angela Grant, health educator at the...
- Is Norplant for us? Gregory, D. // Essence (Essence);Jan1992, Vol. 22 Issue 9, p24
Evaluates The Norplant System for use by black women. How the system, the first substantially new contraceptive in 25 years, works; Controversies over proposed required use by certain black women; Case study of a 28-year-old who receive the implant as part of a study.
- Cervical cap: newest birth control choice. Segal, M. // FDA Consumer;Sep88, Vol. 22 Issue 7, p32
Describes the Prentif cervical cap birth control device which was approved for general use by the US Food and Drug Administration in May, 1988. History of cervical caps.
- Implantable contraceptive approved. // FDA Consumer;Mar1991, Vol. 25 Issue 2, p2
Reports that a new method of birth control that protects from pregnancy for up to five years is now available to women. The Food and Drug Administration approved Norplant, the first implantable contraceptive, last December. Specifics on the device.