PSN’s Karen Newman gave the Budgett-Meakin lecture this week at Highgate Literary and Scientific Institute in London.
PSN are delighted to welcome Conservation Through Public Health (CTPH), into our network. For the last 10 years, CTPH has been delivering Population, Health Environment (PHE) programmes in Uganda and the Democratic Republic of Congo.
PSN network member, DSW (Deutsche Stiftung Weltbevölkerung) has released a new briefing on its Population, Health, and Environment (PHE) project in East Africa. The briefing shares lessons and useful recommendations to refine the PHE development framework.
With preparations under way to mark International Women’s Day this Saturday, the United Nations World Health Organization (WHO) this week released a set of recommendations for countries to ensure that women, girls and couples have access to the tools needed to avoid unwanted pregnancies, thereby improving health and allowing for better family planning.
UNFPA report lauds progress on health in past 20 years, but condemns ongoing violence and discrimination against women.
Up to 849 million hectares of natural land - nearly the size of Brazil - may be degraded by 2050 should current trends of unsustainable land use and consumption continue, warns a report by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP).