Global Health Archives - C-Fam

Canada and Europe Bolster Trump’s Arguments for Mexico City Policy

The creation of the new abortion fund by the Netherlands and its partners could undermine arguments against President Donald Trump’s ban on foreign abortion funding last week.

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Field Narrows in Race for New WHO Director-General

NEW YORK, March 27 (C-Fam) The United Nations’ next top medical official will be decided by May. The field of candidates has been narrowed from six to three. The race picked up momentum this week with interest groups scrutinizing each candidate’s statements and manifestos to see how they would lead on health issues, including abortion.

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Democrats Desperate to Preserve Obama Legacy on Abortion 

Pink-clad feminists ready to disrupt a second day of Senate confirmation hearings were ejected before Rex Tillerson’s testimony began.

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Global “Unmet Need” for Family Planning More Myth than Science: New Article

The claim that 200 million of the world’s women and girls want contraception but can’t get it is false, but it is still used to funnel billions of dollars to the international family planning and abortion industry each year.

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Best Moments of the Year for Life and Family at the United Nations

It has been a remarkable year. As has been the case in recent years, we have many more positive stories to highlight than negative ones.

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Worst Moments of the Year for Life and Family at the United Nations

While there were many positive moments to highlight this year, the bad ones were particularly bad, in fact, far worse than in any recent years.

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Editorial: We Can’t Contracept Our Way to Maternal and Child Health

For too long the answer to making childbirth less dangerous has been to urge women to avoid it.

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Abortion Advocates Seek to Sway Trump to Keep Foreign Abortion Funds

The biggest names in international abortion advocacy are looking for ways to convince the incoming Trump administration not cut their funding by reinstating the 1984 Mexico City Policy.

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Zika emergency downgraded, vigilance on emergency funding begins

The World Health Organization (WHO) announced the end of the Zika emergency and shift to a long-term response to the virus on Friday

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The Contraception Crisis that Isn’t

The world’s most powerful family planning groups announced a “contraceptive crisis,” calling for more funding and “sounding the alarm over the unmet contraceptive needs of hundreds of millions of people.”

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