PSN are delighted to welcome Conservation Through Public Health (CTPH), into our network. For the last 10 years, it has been delivering Population, Health Environment (PHE) programmes in Uganda and the Democratic Republic of Congo.
CTPH works to bring health and livelihood interventions to people while protecting mountain gorillas around Virunga and Bwindi Impenetrable National Parks. Its innovative approach focuses on the interdependence of wildlife and human health in and around one of central Africa’s most important biodiversity hotspots.
Big gains made over the past 20 years on women's access to family planning, and the reduction of maternal and child deaths, but progress has been unequal and fragmented, says UN.
Human population growth and associated food demand will likely take a heavy toll on tropical ecosystems unless major shifts occur in how crops are produced and consumed.
PSN member, Blue Ventures, receive high-level endorsement at the International Conference on Family Planning for their success in addressing unmet need for family planning in Madagascar.
Unintended pregnancies can pose a major threat to women's lives and to the lives and health of their children, WHO warns.