Social Media ‘Wellness’ Influencers Peddle Lies About Birth Control

Council Senior Scientist Chelsea Polis sheds light on fertility awareness-based methods and contraception disinformation.

Reproductive Health: ‘Meeting needs of young married women crucial to save lives’

To mark International Women's Day 2023, the Population Council and UNFPA Pakistan convened a meeting to brief media personnel on the reproductive health needs of young women in Pakistan.

A Male Birth Control Gel Is the Field’s Most Promising Option in Years

Scientists at the Population Council, the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, The Lundquist Institute for Biomedical Innovation at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, and elsewhere are winners of the 2023 Gizmodo Science Fair for developing an innovative male contraceptive gel.

Egypt to Conduct Major Family Planning Survey

The Council's Nahla Abdel-Tawab is interviewed in The National about the large-scale survey being conducted this year by the Council in Egypt, following previous studies in 2009 and 2014.

The Ring that Could Help Save Women’s Lives

This episode of the People Fixing the World podcast discusses the dapivirine ring, the first long-acting technology approved for HIV prevention in women and the first product of its kind.

Ensure Enabling Environment for Girls

The Council's Sigma Ainul participated in a roundtable discussion organized by Care Bangladesh and UNFPA, in association with The Daily Star.

Culpable for Injustice

In this commentary in Dawn, the Council's Zeba Sathar writes that the current climate tragedy facing Pakistan is a loud alarm call for sustainable solutions that must also tackle inequality and rising poverty.

Pandemic Fatigue Could Cause Problems For Public Health

Covid pandemic fatigue presents challenges for many areas in public health. In a Newsy video segment with experts, Thoai Ngô, Vice President of Social and Behavioral Science Research, talks about potential consequences for the US health system.