Population Council Awarded Grand Challenges Canada Grant to Support the Market Introduction of the Dapivirine Vaginal Ring

IPM South Africa has been awarded a 15-month grant to support the large-scale delivery of the dapivirine vaginal ring.

Environmental disasters and ‘dark’ tourism: The modern-day ghost towns created by the climate crisis

Climate change and ensuing environmental disasters—marked by an increasing frequency and intensity of destructive floods, droughts, storms, wildfires and extreme temperatures—are now fueling what experts say are just the first waves of places abandoned due to climate displacement. Council scientific director Jack DeWaard is interviewed in this CNN article.

Chelsea Polis Awarded the 2023 John Maddox Prize

Senior Scientist, Chelsea Polis is the winner of 2023 John Maddox Prize, Early Career Award

|Addis Standard

Abused and Deceived: The Distressing Reality of Domestic Workers in Ethiopia

A 2022 Population Council study on the alarming conditions faced by child domestic workers in Ethiopia is featured in this piece from the Addis Standard.

Celanese Announces Agreement with the Population Council for Sustained Release Dual-API Therapeutic

Celanese VitalDose® Drug Delivery Platform Will Enable the Population Council’s Contraceptive and HIV Multipurpose Prevention Technology

SwiftPharma and the Population Council Pursue Agreement to Manufacture Griffithsin Needed for the Development of a Fast-Dissolving Insert for Protection Against HIV

Manufacturing Master Service Agreement signed to further development of a non-antiretroviral on-demand HIV prevention product.

|Foreign Policy

Demography Is Destiny in Africa

Council Distinguished Scholar John Bongaarts is interviewed in this Foreign Policy analysis.

|BBC Newsnight

Row over British Journal of Psychiatry abortion paper saw panel quit

Senior Scientist, Chelsea Polis speaks with BBC Newsnight and the BMJ on the editorial independence of the British Journal of Psychiatry.

|The New York Times Daily podcast

How the Birth Control Pill Got Over the Counter

CBR Medical Director Lisa Haddad's testimony at the FDA Advisory Committee hearings in May is included in this podcast about over-the-counter access to the Opill.

Girls Deliver: Building an Integrated, Feminist Ecosystem to Support Adolescent Girls at the Women Deliver 2023 Conference

Joint Press Release by the Co-Hosts of the Girls Deliver Pre-Conference on Adolescent Girls

The Population Council announces Interim Co-Presidents

Patricia C. Vaughan and James Sailer will serve as Interim Co-Presidents.

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