Navigation Links
Developing Countries- Still The Least Likely To Use Contraception

A recent Analysis of the survey data from 55 developing countries has shown that, a ‘contraceptive gap’ separates the very poor from the rest of society.//

It was already well known that rates of use of modern contraceptives have risen over several decades, but it was not clear whether this was true for all socio-economic groups.

In this research published in the latest issue of PLoS Medicine, researchers based at World Health Organization HQ in Geneva brought together data from over 100 health and population surveys. They found that the contraceptive gap has remained over the years (and in some cases grown wider), even as the overall wealth of the countries (based on Gross Domestic Product) has risen.

However, a rise in GDP does not mean that family planning services automatically become more accessible to everyone. The authors say their findings show that governments and international health organizations need to focus their attention on providing contraceptive services in a way that will reach people who have very low incomes.

The researchers noted strong regional variations, with the lowest national rates of contraceptive use found in sub-Saharan Africa. Use among the poor was highest in South and Southeast Asia, and the largest inequalities in use were found in Latin America.

In a commentary published in the same issue of PLoS Medicine, Professor Duff Gillespie of the Bill and Melinda Gates Institute for Population and Reproductive Health says the new findings are important. He asks whether the lower use of modern contraceptives among is the poor due to a lack of desire for contraceptives, or because they do not have access to family planning services. He supports the view that the family planning needs of the poorest have yet to be adequately met.

Source-Eurekalert
SR
'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Risk Of Developing Arthritis
2. Developing HIV fighter
3. Antibiotics Found To Increase The Risk Of Developing Breast Cancer
4. The Effectiveness Of Cancer Drug In Women At Risk Of Developing Cancer
5. Men Who at Risk Of Developing Prostate Cancer
6. Identifying The Risks Of Developing Schizophrenia
7. Patients With Severe Hemophilia At Risk Of Developing Osteoporosis
8. Cancer Patients At A Greater Risk Of Developing Blood Clots
9. Young Smokers at Increased Risk Of Developing a Heart Attack
10. Women With Diabetes At Increased Risk Of Developing Cognitive Impairment
11. Individuals Born In May At A Higher Risk Of Developing Multiple Sclerosis
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:5/2/2016)... , ... May 02, 2016 , ... The 2016 World Ultimate & Guts Championship (WUGC) ... at Manhattan College, made the cut. The WUGC is being held in London, England this ... the gold in the men’s division, another gold in the women’s masters division, and a ...
(Date:5/2/2016)... ... May 02, 2016 , ... According to an American Psychological Association ... are sexually abused before the age of 18. Of those who survive, many still ... and others. , In her new book, Lyah! Lyah! Pants on Fyah!, she ...
(Date:5/2/2016)... (PRWEB) , ... May 02, 2016 , ... ... Centers (AAC) event, will be held at the Bellagio Hotel in Las Vegas, ... of Social Work (NASW) will be co-hosting the event. , This year’s conference ...
(Date:5/2/2016)... St. Louis, MO (PRWEB) , ... May 02, ... ... ROHO Inc., a division of Permobil, recently completed two groundbreaking studies that determined ... cushions and mattresses – are critical in the prevention of pressure injuries, which ...
(Date:5/2/2016)... (PRWEB) , ... May 02, 2016 , ... Dr. Jonathan Kulbersh of Carolina Facial Plastics ... as number five on the list of “ 5 US Cities with the Highest Plastic ... Los Angeles, and Miami. The results were calculated using a survey by RealSelf ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:4/29/2016)... , April 29, 2016 ... glyco-biology expertise, today announces the appointment of Dr. ... Dr. Zurlo is an oncologist with many years clinical ... and biotechnology industries. His last role was at Mologen ... of the Executive Board. Previously Dr. Zurlo held various ...
(Date:4/28/2016)... , April 28, 2016  While Abbott,s announced ... the company,s valve repair and stent business, healthcare ... places Abbott more firmly into patient monitoring.  Kalorama ... fastest growing device areas, with double-digit growth expected ... report,  Advanced Remote Patient Monitoring . ...
(Date:4/28/2016)... 28, 2016 ... Phillips und Stephen Schmidt ... ArisGlobal®, ein führender Anbieter cloudbasierter Softwarelösungen ... bekannt, dass neue Führungskräfte zum Team Sicherheit ... die vielfältige Erfahrungen mitbringen.  Dies wird die ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: