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Family Health International Awarded USAID 'Progress' Project to Improve Family Planning and Reproductive Health Programs in Developing Countries
Date:6/20/2008

s and public health organizations figure out what works," says Ward Cates, MD, MPH, President of Research at FHI. "The PROGRESS project encourages research that gives policymakers practical guidelines for things they can do to meet increasing demand and provide access to a variety of high quality family planning methods."

Project Director of PROGRESS, Maggwa Baker Ndugga, MD, MS, agrees. "This project provides us with an important opportunity to reposition family planning as a major focus of international public health research," he said. "One key goal is to improve the quality of reproductive health programs by implementing the best family planning research possible."

USAID and FHI will select a set of "focus countries" for PROGRESS in sub-Saharan Africa, Asia, and Latin America for greater emphasis, but the effects of the knowledge generated will be wide reaching.

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), the vast majority of maternal deaths could be prevented if women had access to quality family planning and reproductive health services. More than half a million women die from complications related to pregnancy or childbirth every year, and approximately 10 million suffer related injury or infection.

The U.S. Agency for International Development administers the U.S. foreign assistance program providing economic and humanitarian assistance in more than 120 countries worldwide.

Family Health International: Family Health International (FHI) has been at the forefront of international public health initiatives since 1971. With a staff of 2,200 working in more than 65 countries, FHI manages innovative research and programs that address the most pressing health needs of the developing world -- HIV/AIDS prevention, care, and treatment; reproductive health; malaria; tuberculosis; avian influenza as well as other chronic and infectious diseases. This work is made possible by our close partnerships with our funding partners, host-
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